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s_blt_2017a_2017-03-01t13:39:08z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/01/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-192



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


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06:05 PM -- SB 17-192



Senator Neville introduced Senate Bill 17-192, concerning provisions to allow marijuana businesses to operate more efficiently. He discussed a pending strike-below amendment to the bill. As currently drafted, the bill allows for the delivery of medical marijuana, concentrate, infused products, and retail marijuana and retail marijuana products to private residences, as well as a single-instance transfer of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products from a retail marijuana licensee to a medical marijuana licensee. It also moves the authority and timing of the determination of the average market rate of retail marijuana used to calculate excise taxes. Senator Neville responded to questions from the committee.



06:13 PM --
Chief John Jackson, Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



06:22 PM --
Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc., spoke in opposition to the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment I).



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06:24 PM --
Chris Johnson, Colorado County Sheriffs, spoke in opposition to the bill.



06:27 PM



Senator Neville responded to questions from the committee.



06:29 PM --
Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League, spoke about the possible amendment.



06:30 PM --
Henny Lasley, SMART Colorado, spoke in opposition to the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



06:39 PM -- Meg Collins, Good Chemistry, spoke in support of the bill.



06:43 PM --
Elizabeth Conway, Eaze Solutions, spoke in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment J). She responded to questions from the committee.



170301 AttachJ.pdf170301 AttachJ.pdf



06:47 PM --
Jeannine Machon, Colorado Cannabis Chambers of Commerce, spoke in support of the bill.



06:50 PM --
Dean Heizer, LivWell Enlightened Health, spoke in support of the bill.



06:53 PM --
Kevin Gallagher, Craft, spoke in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment K).



170301 AttachK.pdf170301 AttachK.pdf



06:56 PM --
Nicholas Phillips, representing himself, spoke in support of the bill.



06:57 PM --
Jessica LeRoux, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.



07:01 PM



Senator Tate laid the bill over for action at another date and the committee adjourned.








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