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s_agr_2017a_2017-03-23t13:32:22z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/23/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1197



SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1197 to the Committee of the W PASS







03:08 PM -- HB17-1197



The committee returned from recess. Senator Coram, prime sponsor, described the provisions of House Bill 17-1197 concerning the exclusion of marijuana from farm products definition. The Colorado Farm Products Act (act) requires that businesses purchasing and storing agricultural products be licensed and bonded by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). This bill excludes marijuana from the definition of farm products in the act, thereby exempting marijuana businesses from the licensing and bonding requirements.



The following persons testified on the bill:



03:10 PM --
Hollis Glenn, Colorado Department of Agriculture, spoke in support of the bill.



03:13 PM



The chair closed testimony, and Senator Coram closed his remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB17-1197
TIME: 03:14:31 PM
MOVED: Coram
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1197 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Coram
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Fields
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Jones
Yes
Marble
Excused
Scott
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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