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s_fin_2018a_2018-04-17t14:01:29z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1258

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 17, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1258 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:53:23 PM  

Senators Neville and Fenberg, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1258, which allows the operation of retail marijuana accessory consumption establishments where customers may consume, without smoking, one serving of marijuana.  Senator Neville distributed a fact sheet about the bill [Attachment B].

02:55:57 PM  
RJ Ours, representing the American Cancer Society, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:06:37 PM  
David Wasserman, representing the Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:10:37 PM  
Mark Davies, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:14:27 PM  

Pete Bialick, representing the Group to Alleviate Smoking Pollution of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:19:29 PM  
Mr. Bialick, Mr. Ours, and Mr. Wasserman responded to committee questions.
03:27:12 PM  

Rosanna Atencio testified in opposition to the bill.

03:36:14 PM  

Sarah Mercer, representing Smart Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:38:21 PM  

Henny Lasley, representing Smart Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:43:13 PM  

Major Steve Garcia, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:53:55 PM  

Goldie Soloder, representing City Sessions Denver, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:59:50 PM  

Danny Schaefer, representing Pioneer Industries, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:59:55 PM  

Erik Bowman, representing himself, testified on the bill.

04:04:25 PM  

Michael Eymer, representing Colorado Cannabis Tours, testified on the bill.

04:04:58 PM  

Ms. Soloder, Mr. Schaefer, Mr. Bowman, and Mr. Eymer responded to committee questions.

04:23:40 PM  

Max Schnurrenberger, representing Go Fire Inc., testified in support of the bill.

04:23:47 PM  

Chris Woods, representing Terrapin Care Station, testified in support of the bill.

04:27:19 PM  

Shawn Coleman, representing Terrapin Care Station, testified in support of the bill.

04:35:54 PM  

Mr. Schnurrenberger and Mr. Coleman responded to committee questions.

04:36:24 PM  

Joe Megyesy, representing Good Chemistry, testified in support of the bill.

04:39:42 PM  
Senators Neville and Fenberg provided closing comments on the bill.
04:43:08 PM  
Senator Tate distributed and explained amendments L.017 and L.020 [Attachments C and D].


04:46:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 [Attachment C].
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:47:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 [Attachment D].
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:50:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1258, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Seconded
Court No
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS