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s_blt_2016a_2016-04-25t14:15:55z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/25/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1401



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1401 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:32 PM -- HB 16-1401



Senator Woods and Senator Hodge introduced House Bill 16-1401, concerning retail food establishment licensure and inspection. The bill increases the annual licensing fees paid by retail food establishments beginning January 1, 2017. Additional increases in 2018 and 2019 are contingent upon compliance with certain requirements.



The bill also creates a new license for a limited retail food establishment that prepares or serves food that does not require time or temperature control for safety, provides self-service beverages, offers prepackaged commercially prepared food and beverages requiring time or temperature control for only reheating commercially prepared foods that require time or temperature control for safety for retail sale to consumers. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is required to ensure significant statewide compliance with the federal Food and Drug Administration's voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program standards by December 31, 2019.



02:36 PM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County Commissioner and Colorado Counties, Inc., spoke in opposition to the bill without amendments. She provided a handout to the committee, a copy was not available for staff. She responded to comments from the committee.



02:56 PM --
Tom Gonzales, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, spoke in favor of the bill. He provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments D and E). He responded to comments from the committee.



160425 AttachD.pdf160425 AttachD.pdf160425 AttachE.pdf160425 AttachE.pdf



02:59 PM --
Jeff Lawrence, CDPHE, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:09 PM --
Grier Bailey, Colorado and Wyoming Petroleum Marketing Association, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:14 PM --
Mary Lou Chapman, Rocky Mountain Food Industry, spoke in favor of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



03:18 PM --
Sonia Riggs, Colorado Restaurant Association, Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, spoke in favor of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



03:37 PM



The committee recessed.



03:38 PM



The committee came back to order.

BILL: HB16-1401
TIME: 03:38:36 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1401 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
No
Woods
Yes
Holbert
No
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











03:40 PM



The committee recessed.



03:41 PM



The committee came back to order.






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