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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-259

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 24, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-259 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

03:43:07 PM  

Senator Smallwood, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-259, which clarifies that marijuana excise taxes are due when marijuana is transferred between retail marijuana cultivation facilities.  In addition, it makes changes to the authority of local governments to levy taxes on retail marijuana.  Senator Smallwood distributed amendments L.001 through L.007 [Attachments F through L].

03:45:17 PM  

Dean Meizer, representing LivWell, testified in support of the bill.

03:52:40 PM  
Sal Pace, representing Pueblo County, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:40 PM  

Robert DeGabrielle, representing Las Suenos Farms, testified in support of the bill.

04:00:06 PM  
Richard Kwessel, representing Strawberry Fields, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:07 PM  

Scott Smith, representing Three Rivers Development, testified on the bill.

04:03:37 PM  
Michael Cole, representing Kingpin Farms LLC, testified on the bill.
04:05:19 PM  
Shaely Needs, representing Pueblo West Organics, testified on the bill.
04:05:54 PM  
Dan Irey, representing Nature's Gift Shop LLC, testified on the bill.
04:11:03 PM  
Kevin Gallagher, representing the Cannabis Business Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:22 PM  
David Munn, representing Colorado Cannabis, testified in support of the bill.
04:15:11 PM  
Harley Gifford, representing Pueblo West, testified on the bill.


04:18:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment F].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:18:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment G].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:19:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment H].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:19:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 [Attachment I].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:20:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 [Attachment K].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:20:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment J].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:21:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 [Attachment L].
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:25:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-259, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS