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h_bus_2016a_2016-02-11t13:31:07z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/11/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1151



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1151 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:31 PM -- HB 16-1151



Representative Pabon, sponsor, introduced House Bill 16-1151. Under current law, when a licensee or a licensee's employee sells alcohol to a minor during a law enforcement compliance check, state and local licensing authorities must consider a licensee's responsible alcohol beverage vendor training as a mitigating factor. Under the bill, responsible vendor training must be considered as a mitigating factor for other violations of the state's liquor laws, including sales to minors, sales to visibly intoxicated patrons, and other violations approved by future rulemaking in the Department of Revenue.



01:35 PM --
David Reitz, Tavern League of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



01:38 PM --
Mark Berzins, owner of the Little Pub Company, testified in support of the bill.



01:40 PM --
Nick Hoover, Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA), testified in support of the bill.



01:41 PM --
Patrick Maroney, Colorado Liquor Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee.



01:45 PM --
Sophia SanMiguel, representing herself, testified on the bill.



01:47 PM



Representative Pabon made closing remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB16-1151
TIME: 01:48:49 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1151 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Excused
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










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