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EE241779CF3C952587258838005B917A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1417

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date May 4, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1417 - Amended, referred to House Finance


10:40:12 AM  
Representatives Roberts
and Larson introduced House Bill 22-1417, Alcohol Beverages Task Force
& Retailer Licenses.  The bill makes changes to state law related
to the sale of alcohol at retaill liquor stores and grocery stores for
off-premises consumption, including license types, number of locations,
and delivery.  It also creates an alcohol beverage regulation task
force.  


The committee
was provided an issue brief from Legislative Council Staff on the topic,
which can be found here:
https://leg.colorado.gov/publications/premises-retail-liquor-licensing

The bill sponsors
provided Amendments L.009 and L.010 (Attachments F and G).
10:48:40 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
10:52:13 AM  
Director Mark Ferrandino, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
10:55:23 AM  
Gary Schwedt, representing Rocky Mountain Wine & Spirits DBA and West Vail Liquor Mart, testified in support of the bill.
10:56:53 AM  
Sarah Hauser, representing
Proof Wine & Spirits, testified in support of the bill.
10:58:17 AM  
Gregory Nealy, representing Central Park Liquor, testified in support of the bill.
10:59:48 AM  
Peter Cuccia, representing Village Warehouse Wines, testified in support of the bill.
11:02:31 AM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
11:08:02 AM  
Jaclyn Terwey, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
11:10:36 AM  
Scott Chase, representing Coloradans For Safety and the Colorado Ethiopian-Eritrean Liquor Association, testified to amend the bill.
11:12:56 AM  
Christopher Howes, representing the Colorado Retail Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:15:01 AM  
Chris Fine, representing the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, testified to amend the bill.
11:16:43 AM  
Mandeep Singh, representing Barnes Liquor, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:19:45 AM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.


11:24:30 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Roberts
Seconded Snyder
Bird
Carver
Duran
Hooton
Jodeh
Lynch
Ricks Excused
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:25:40 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010
Moved Roberts
Seconded Duran
Bird
Carver
Duran
Hooton
Jodeh
Lynch
Ricks Excused
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:25:41 AM  
The bill sponsors
and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


11:33:14 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1417, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Duran
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Hooton Yes
Jodeh Yes
Lynch Yes
Ricks Excused
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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