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6AFAA6ED218C370C872583D8000AB0D3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-218

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 9, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-218 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


07:56:47 PM  

Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 19-218.  The bill implements DORA's recommendations for the medical marijuana program.  Senator Gonzales futher described amendments L.001, L.003, L.004, L.005, and L.006 (Attachments KK-OO).

07:59:43 PM  

Dr. Stephanie Steward, Colorado Society of Addiction Medicine, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

08:03:09 PM  

Dr. Bryon Adinoff distributed a handout (Attachment PP) and gave neutral testimony on the bill.

08:05:37 PM  

Samantha Prock, representing herself, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

08:07:05 PM  

Tyler Prock, representing himself, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

08:09:36 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee regarding the amendments.

08:13:23 PM  

Mara Brosy-Wiwchar, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, gave neutral testimony on the bill.

08:14:53 PM  

Shawn Coleman, Drug Policy Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

08:18:07 PM  

Kevin Gallagher, Colorado Cannabis Manufacturers Association, testified in support of the bill.

08:19:08 PM  

Ms. Brosy-Wiwchar responded to questions from the committee.

08:23:31 PM  

Michelle Walker, Mothers Advocating for Medical Marijuana for Autism and Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:26:41 PM  

Melanie Rose Rodgers, Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:29:48 PM  

Jon Gray, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

08:32:34 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

08:35:40 PM  

Senator Gonzales described amendment L.001 (Attachment KK).



08:35:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment KK)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:36:04 PM  

Senator Gonzales described amendment L.003 (Attachment LL).



08:36:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment LL)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:36:52 PM  

Senator Gonzales described amendment L.006 (Attachment OO) and responded to a question from the committee.  Clare Pramuk, Legislative Council Staff, returned to comment on fiscal impact of the amendment.



08:40:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment OO)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:40:26 PM  

Senator Gonzales made closing comments on the bill.



08:42:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-218, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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