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Date: 04/27/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1261



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


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02:10 PM -- HB 16-1261



Senator Jahn and Senator Baumgardner introduced House Bill 16-1261, concerning the retail marijuana sunset. The reengrossed bill continues the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code until September 1, 2019, and makes changes regarding licensing, rulemaking, industry operations, county-initiated ballot measures, and criminal provisions.



02:14 PM --
Ellen Stern, Children's Hospital of Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:17 PM --
Tyler Henson, C4, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:17 PM --
Joe Hodas, Dixie Elixirs, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:18 PM --
Ruth Aponte, Arapahoe House, discussed a possible amendment to the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).



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02:22 PM --
Ted Harms, representing himself, spoke about the bill.



02:24 PM --
Diane Carlson, Smart Colorado, spoke about the bill.



02:29 PM --
Brian Tobias, Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to questions from the committee.



02:34 PM --
Paula Riggs, representing herself, spoke about the bill.



02:37 PM --
Ron Kammerzell, Department of Revenue, Marijuana Enforcement Division, responded to questions from the committee.



02:40 PM --
Henny Lasley, representing herself, read a prepared statement.



02:44 PM --
Jesse Jensen, Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, read a prepared statement.



02:45 PM --
Harrison Chamberlain, representing himself, spoke about the bill.



02:48 PM --
Alana Freeman, representing herself, spoke about the bill.



02:52 PM --
Shawn Coleman, 36 Solutions, spoke about the bill.



02:53 PM --
Lynne Rymer, North Metro Task Force, spoke about the bill.



02:54 PM --
Logan Goolsby, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:57 PM --
Dean Heizer, LivWell, spoke in favor of the bill.



02:59 PM



The chairman laid the bill over for action at a later time.






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