Location: LSB A
BILL SUMMARY for SB17-187
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
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The committee reconvened.
02:58 PM -- SB17-187
Representative Ginal introduced Senate Bill 17-187. The bill allows the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue to exempt the medical or retail marijuana occupational license residency requirement for up to one year for someone participating in a marijuana-based workforce development or education program designed to train individuals to work in the legal marijuana industry. The bill requires applicants to provide an affirmation under penalty of perjury that they are enrolled in a marijuana-based workforce development or education program in Colorado that will require access or employment within a licensed medical or retail marijuana business.
Representative Ginal provided a handout to the committee (Attachment E).
Representative Ginal responded to questions from the committee.
03:11 PM -- Will Metcallfe, Inspire, testified in support of the bill.
03:15 PM -- Jordan Wellington, Inspire, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Wellington responded to questions from the committee.
Mr. Metcallfe and Mr. Wellington continued to respond to questions from the committee.
The chair laid the bill over for further witness testimony and action at a later date.
The committee adjourned.