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h_bus_2016a_2016-04-19t13:32:32z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/19/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1436



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.008. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 16-1436, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:17 PM -- HB 16-1436



Representative Ginal and Representative Pabon introduced House Bill 16-1436. The bill as introduced requires the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Colorado Department of Revenue to promulgate rules that prohibit the production and sale of edible medical and retail marijuana products that resemble a human, animal, or fruit.



The bill sponsors also provided the committee with amendment L.008 (Attachment A).



160419 AttachA.pdf160419 AttachA.pdf



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:45 PM --
Dr. Larry Wolk, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), testified in support of the bill. Dr. Wolk responded to questions from the committee.



02:49 PM --
Dr. Desmond Runyan, University of Colorado Kempe Center, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Runyan responded to questions from the committee.



02:54 PM --
Gina Carbone, Smart Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms Carbone provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B). Ms. Carbone responded to questions from the committee.



160419 AttachB.pdf160419 AttachB.pdf



03:02 PM --
Lewis Kosky, Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Koski responded to questions from the committee.



03:05 PM --
Holly Keating, TGS Management, testified against the bill unless amended.



03:06 PM --
Dave Maggio, Cheeba Chews, testified against the bill unless amended.



03:08 PM --
Michael Pickens, Libertarian Party, testified against the bill.



03:11 PM --
Nathan Grabo, Libertarian Party, testified against the bill. Mr. Grabo responded to questions from the committee.



03:13 PM



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



03:16 PM --
Shirlee McDaniels, Gaias Garden, testified against the bill.



03:17 PM --
Dan Anglin, Americanna and the Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Anglin, responded to questions from the committee.



03:31 PM --
Stephanie Hopper, BallPark Holistic Dispensary, testified in opposition to the bill unless amended. Ms. Hopper responded to questions from the committee.



03:33 PM --
Tyler Henson, Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, testified in opposition to the bill unless amended. Mr. Henson responded to questions from the committee.


BILL: HB16-1436
TIME: 03:38:18 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Roupe
VOTE
Arndt
Garnett
Navarro
Nordberg
Pabon
Rosenthal
Roupe
Sias
Thurlow
Winter
Wist
Kraft-Tharp
Williams
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection









03:40 PM



The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


BILL: HB16-1436
TIME: 03:48:28 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1436, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-2.
SECONDED: Kraft-Tharp
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
Excused
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 2 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











03:49 PM



The committee adjourned.






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