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