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s_agr_2016a_2016-03-10t13:32:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/10/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1170



SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1170 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:33 PM -- HB 16-1170



Senator Sonnenberg and Senator Garcia, co-prime sponsors, discussed the provisions of HB 16-1170 that continues the Division of Racing Events and the Colorado Racing Commission within the Department of Revenue (DOR) from July 1, 2016, until September 1, 2023. The commission regulates horse and greyhound racing where parimutuel betting occurs by licensing facilities and employees, and promulgating rules. The division is charged with supervising the conduct of racing in Colorado, issuing business and occupational licenses on behalf of the commission, advising the commission, and enforcing the laws governing racing. A board of stewards, made up of two stewards employed by the division and one steward employed by the racetrack, assists with supervising the conduct of every race meet.



The following person testified on the bill:



01:35 PM --
Danny Williams, Mile High Racing and Entertainment, spoke in support of the bill.



01:38 PM



The chair closed testimony and Senator Sonnenberg and Senator Garcia closed their remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB16-1170
TIME: 01:38:17 PM
MOVED: Garcia
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1170 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Cooke
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jones
Yes
Scott
Yes
Roberts
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










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