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81429BB7CE7D5ABA872583E90012AC80 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1327

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 26, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1327 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


09:23:59 PM  

Senator Cooke, bill sponsor, introduced House Bill 19-1327.  The bill authorizes and taxes sports betting.  Senator Cooke distributed a handout (Attachment B).

09:27:33 PM  

Stan Dodge, Draft Kings and Fan Duel, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Dodge responded to questions from the committee.  Senator Cooke also responded.

09:38:07 PM  

Marquest Meeks, Major League Baseball, testified against the bill.

09:41:24 PM  

Jeff Patch, Off Track Betting Colorado, testified against the bill.

09:44:01 PM  

Dan Kelliher, representing himself, testified against the bill.

09:46:34 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

09:50:40 PM  

Scott Martinez, representing Ray Perry and Brett Perry, gave neutral testimony on the bill.  Mr. Martinez responded to questions from the committee.  Committee discussion ensued.

09:59:06 PM  

Duane Gall, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.

10:04:04 PM  

Brian Jackson, Environmental Defense Fund, testified in support of the bill.

10:06:01 PM  

Dianna Orf, Colorado Water Congress, testified in support of the bill.

10:07:54 PM  

Meghan Dollar, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

10:09:35 PM  

David Farahi, Colorado Gaming Association, testified in support of the bill.

10:11:54 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

10:14:03 PM  

Committee members made closing comments on the bill.



10:15:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1327 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen Yes
Tate Excused
Todd Yes
Woodward Yes
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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