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414E8A2F07E35D0087258584006D097E Hearing Summary


Date Jun 11, 2020      
Location HCR 0112

HB20-1427 - Referred to House Appropriations

01:51:00 PM  

Representatives McCluskie and Caraveo presented House Bill 20-1427 to the committee.  Conditional on voter approval, this bill raises taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products and establishes a new tax on nicotine products. Revenue from the taxes is distributed to fund health care, tobacco education, preschool, and other programs.  Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment B.

02:10:45 PM  
Jake Williams, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:11:55 PM  
Bill Jaeger, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.

02:20:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1427 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Sullivan
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld No
Champion No
Froelich Yes
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp No
Rich No
Sandridge No
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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