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S_FIN_2020A 06/12/2020 10:50:08 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 06/12/2020
Attendance
Fields X
Hansen X
Lundeen *
Tate *
Woodward *
Todd X
Gonzales X
Time 10:50:08 PM to 11:26:29 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Burger
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1427 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1427 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:50:19 PM  
Senators Fields and Moreno presented House
Bill 20-1427, which, conditional on voter approval, raises taxes on cigarettes
and tobacco products and establishes a new tax on nicotine products.
10:54:19 PM  

Jake Williams, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Bill Jaeger, Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.   



11:24:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment A).
Moved Fields
Seconded
Fields
Hansen
Lundeen
Tate
Woodward
Todd
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:25:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment B).
Moved Fields
Seconded
Fields
Hansen
Lundeen Excused
Tate Excused
Woodward Excused
Todd
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:26:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1427, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Fields Yes
Hansen Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Woodward No
Todd Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:26:29 PM   The committee adjourned.