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s_blt_2016a_2016-05-06t11:51:29z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/06/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-206



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-206 indefinitely using a r

Refer Senate Bill 16-206 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







01:49 PM -- SB 16-206



Senate Bill 16-206 concerns banning powdered alcohol. The bill prohibits the use, possession, sale, purchase, transfer, or manufacture of powdered alcohol. A person who violates this prohibition, is subject to punishment for a class 2 misdemeanor. Hospitals, state institutions, private colleges and universities, and pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies that are conducting bona fide research and have filed a notice of possession of powdered alcohol with the Department of Public Health and Environment by September 1, 2016, or 30 days in advance of acquisition are exempted from this prohibition.



01:50 PM --
Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:03 PM --
Brett Moore, Colorado Bar Owners Association, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:08 PM --
Patrick Maroney, Liquor Enforcement Division, Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee.



02:21 PM --
Bill Artist, Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:23 PM



Senator Cadman and Senator Scheffel, joint bill sponsors, made comments on the merits of the bill. Committee discussion ensued.




BILL: SB16-206
TIME: 02:42:00 PM
MOVED: Hodge
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-206 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
No
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
No
Woods
No
Holbert
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: SB16-206
TIME: 02:43:04 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-206 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. The motion passed 5-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
No
Hodge
No
Jahn
No
Neville T.
Yes
Newell
No
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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