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3316EA9B3642E05D87258505007128EF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-053

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Feb 5, 2020      
Location SCR 354



SB20-053 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:36:02 PM  

The committee took a brief recess.

01:36:39 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:38:17 PM  

Senator Bridges introduced Senate Bill 20-053 concerning retail liquor licenses. The bill allows liquor stores to obtain additional licensed locations.

01:45:58 PM  

Senator Bridges responded to questions from the committee.

01:46:10 PM  

Jeanne McEvoy, Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.

01:51:17 PM  

Joseph Brunner, Lukas Liquors, spoke in opposition to the bill.

01:53:32 PM  

Ms. McEvoy responded to questions from the committee.

01:53:47 PM  

Jim Archibald, Morgan's Liquor, spoke in opposition to the bill.

01:55:54 PM  

Matt Dinsmore, Wilbur's Liquor, spoke in opposition to the bill.

02:01:11 PM  

Scott Chase, Coloradans for Safety and Colorado Ethiopian/Eritrian Liquor Stores, spoke in opposition to the bill.

02:06:39 PM  

Mr. Chase responded to questions from the committee.

02:19:16 PM  

Kelly Greene, Legend Partners, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:19:36 PM  

Rufus Nagel, Molly's Spirits, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:20:55 PM  

Tony Ryerson, Applejack Wine and Spirits, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:23:53 PM  

Edward Cooper, Total Wine & More, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:27:06 PM  

Mr. Ryerson responded to questions from the committee.

02:31:42 PM  

Mr. Cooper responded to questions from the committee.

02:34:33 PM  

Dennis Dinsmore, Wyatt's Wet Goods, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:41:23 PM  

Peter Pavlakis, Legend Partners, spoke in favor of the bill.

02:48:23 PM  

Senator Bridges presented Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



02:49:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Priola
Seconded
Priola
Story
Tate
Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:49:16 PM  

Senator Bridges introduced Amendment L.004 (Attachment C).



02:52:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Priola
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. No
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:53:18 PM  

Senator Bridges made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

02:53:34 PM  

Senator Story made comments on the bill.



02:59:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-053, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story No
Tate No
Danielson Yes
Williams A. No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:00:15 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-053 indefinitely.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson No
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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