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A1D4B5C4B60502F387258807006F37BA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1064

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 16, 2022      
Location Old State Library



HB22-1064 - Amended, referred to House Finance


02:14:49 PM  

Representatives Mullica and Bacon presented House Bill 22-1064 related to prohibiting flavored tobacco and regulating synthetic nicotine.

02:17:49 PM  
Audrey Rosen, representing self, testified in support of the bill. An informational packet was distributed (Attachment C).
02:31:44 PM  

Mayor John Beltrone, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Councilmember Jane Prince, representing the Saint Paul City Council, had an aide read a letter in support of the bill. Anna Campbell, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

02:40:35 PM  

Angelina Sandoval, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Morgan Richards, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Trace Faust, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Jonathan Godes, representing the City of Glenwood Springs, testified in support of the bill. Mrs. Dawn Kirk, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Jonathan Samet, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Ted Maynard, representing the American Academy of Pediatrics, Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Raymond Estacio, representing the Denver Chapter of the American Heart Association, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Alex Marrero, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.

03:05:32 PM  
Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.
03:13:46 PM  

Nadine Bridges, representing One Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Anne Keke, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Bret Miles, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of the bill. Cheri Wrench, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill. Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill. Michelle Murphy, representing the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

03:26:54 PM  
Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.
03:27:10 PM  

Dr. Tracy Lippard, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Dan Johnson, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Kimberly Warner, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Gabriel Glissmeyer, representing the National LGBT Cancer Network, testified in support of the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

03:43:05 PM  

Jeani Frickey Saito, representing SCL Health, testified in support of the bill. Mrs. Carmen Martin, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Alexandra Simon, representing CoPIRG, testified in support of the bill.

03:53:22 PM  

Dr. Daniel Hinds, representing Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Paul Bunn, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Phillip Gardiner, representing the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Donald McCaffree, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

04:02:26 PM  
Rebecca Elliston, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.
Brandon Figueroa, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. William Burman, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
A letter from the National Hookah Community Association was distributed to the committee (Attachment D).
04:13:13 PM  
Dr. Carolyn Dresler, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Mrs. Lindsay Taylor, representing Flavors Hook Kids, testified in support of the bill.

Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

04:19:49 PM  

Knox Leonard, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Danielle Felder, representing the Colorado Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs, testified in support of the bill. Aimee Resnick, representing the Boys and Girls Clubs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Kuper Banghart, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Lorrie Odom, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

04:38:22 PM  

Ms. Loretta Tipton-Perry, representing Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Robert Molloy, representing Flavors Hook Kids Colorado Campaign, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Josh Blanchard, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Jeanne McQueeney, representing CCAT and Eagle County, testified in support of the bill. Audrey Schroer, representing Boulder County Public Health, testified in support of the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

04:53:39 PM  

Ms. Janine Browne-Franklin, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Kelly McNicholas Kury, representing Pitkin County, testified in support of the bill. Mandy Ivanov, representing the Colorado Public Health Association, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Maura Proser, representing the Tri-County Health Department, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Cynthia Stremba, representing Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Dawn Fritz, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill.,

05:14:04 PM  

Megan Wilson, representing the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Tracy Hofeditz, representing the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Thomas Ylioja, representing National Jewish Health, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Michael Diorio, representing the Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Jamie Studts, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Chris Bostic, representing Action on Smoking and Health, testified in support of the bill.

05:29:04 PM  

Hon. Elbra Wedgeworth, representing Tobacco Free Kids, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Brett Kessler, representing the Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill. Katriece Taylor, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Mrs. Veronica Adams, representing the Society of Health and Physical Educators in Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:44:52 PM  

Janice Satchell, representing Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Denver Alumnae Chapter, testified in support of the bill. Tay Anderson, representing the Colorado Black Caucus of School Board Directors, testified in support of the bill.

05:47:55 PM  

Lindsey Stroud, representing the Taxpayers Protection Alliance, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Scott Balderman, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Charles Gardner, representing self, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Rima Khoury, representing the National Hookah Community Assocation, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Hannah Green, representing self, testified to amend the bill. Guy Bentley, representing the Reason Foundation, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Laura Phillips, representing the Colorado Association of School Nurses, testified in support of the bill. The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

06:19:20 PM  
Dr. Abigail Friedman, representing self, testified to amend the bill.
Thomas Lawton, representing the National Hookah Community Association and Fumari, testified to amend the bill.
Christopher Hudgins, representing National Hookah Community Association, testified to amend the bill.
David Sweanor, representing himself, testified to amend the bill.

The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

06:34:42 PM  

Mary Szarmach, representing Smoker Friendly, testified in opposition to the bill. Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Convenience Store Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Sonia Pruitt, representing The Black Police Experience, consultant to Altria Client Services, testified in opposition to the bill. Thomas Briant, representing the National Association of Tobacco Outlets, testified in opposition to the bill. Timothy Andrews, representing Americans for Tax Reform, testified in opposition to the bill.

06:48:10 PM  
Ed Smith, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Ann Fulgham, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Jason Casados, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Christina Casados, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:57:47 PM  

James Howard, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Serenity Martinez, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Rachael Martin, representing Myxed Up Creations, testified in opposition to the bill. Mrs. Amanda Wheeler, representing the Rocky Mountain Smoke Free Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill. Dylan Starnes, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

07:10:18 PM  

Joshua Sprague, representing Absolute Vapor Lounge, testified in opposition to the bill. Mrs. Kristina Quammen, representing Absolute Vapor Lounge, testified in opposition to the bill. Rhiannon Mattson, representing Absolute Vapor Lounge, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Matthew Sawaged, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

07:35:35 PM  

Mr. Christopher Anderson , representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Eric Roy, representing Mountain View Vapes, testified in opposition to the bill. Heather Heritage, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Alaa Sawaged, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

07:49:41 PM  

Peggy Hegler, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jesse Eastburn, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Sarah Bazil, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Richard Marianos, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Chris Everson, representing Circle K Inc, testified in opposition to the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

08:01:10 PM  
Don Dorrough, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mr. David Farrar, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Jeff Salazar, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Jared Montez, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:13:03 PM  
Monica Vondruska, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Ms. Jasmine Keller, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Noah Leuer, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Christofer Parker, representing A Perfect Vape, Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.
08:22:34 PM  
Mr. Ethan Nadelmann, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:26:41 PM  
Dwight Johnson, representing self, testified in opposition of the bill.
Iyad Altawad, representing Smoke Station LLC, testified in opposition of the bill.
Lori Johnson, representing Steep Slope Vape Supplies, testified in opposition of the bill.
Zach Benson, representing self, testified in opposition of the bill.
08:33:56 PM  

Ms. Jodi Radje, representing the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Christopher Roller, representing the American Heart Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Nick Torres, representing the American Lung Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Kendall Stagg, representing Kaiser Permenante, testified in support of the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee. The committee recessed. Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment E).

09:02:11 PM  
The committee returned from recess.


09:12:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Ortiz
Baisley No
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Bradfield No
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


09:13:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment G).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Ortiz
Baisley No
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Bradfield No
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


09:16:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment H).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Ortiz
Baisley Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone No
Bradfield Yes
Ortiz No
Lontine No
YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


09:17:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment I).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Ortiz
Baisley No
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Bradfield No
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
09:24:36 PM  
The committee discussed
amendment L.015 (Attachment J). Representative Mullica withdrew the amendment.



09:37:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment K), which amends L.006 (Attachment L).
Moved Soper
Seconded Neville
Baisley Yes
Kennedy No
McCormick No
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Sirota No
Soper Yes
Titone No
Bradfield Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine No
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
09:51:53 PM  
The committee discussed Amendment L.006.


10:06:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment L).
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Ortiz
Baisley Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick No
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Sirota No
Soper No
Titone Yes
Bradfield Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine No
YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:14:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment M).
Moved Soper
Seconded Williams
Baisley Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick No
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Bradfield Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:18:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment N).
Moved Soper
Seconded Neville
Baisley Yes
Kennedy No
McCormick No
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Sirota No
Soper Yes
Titone No
Bradfield Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine No
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
10:18:58 PM  

Representatives Mullica and Bacon made concluding remarks about House Bill 22-1064 regarding regulation of flavored tobacco and synthetic nicotine.



10:37:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1064, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Kennedy
Baisley No
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Sirota Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Bradfield No
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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