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H_FIN_2016A 03/24/2016 11:50:00 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Date: 03/24/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 11:50 AM to 01:27 PM
Becker K.
X
Conti
X
Place: LSB A
Garnett
X
Kagan
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Pabon
X
Representative Court
Roupe
X
Sias
X
This Report was prepared by
Van Winkle
X
Katie Ruedebusch
Wilson
X
Foote
X
Court
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1047

HB16-1261
Amended, Referred to Appropriations

Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only





The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. The committee laid over House Bill 16-1003 to a future date.



11:50 AM -- HB16-1047



Representatives Buck and Winter, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 16-1047. The bill, as amended by the House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee, enacts the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (compact) and authorizes the Governor to enter into the compact on behalf of Colorado. Under the compact, physicians licensed in a member state may obtain an expedited license in other member states, allowing them to practice in Colorado or in another member state. The compact is governed by the Interstate Medical Licensure Commission. Representative Winter distributed amendment L.004 (Attachment A).



16HouseFinance0324AttachA.pdf16HouseFinance0324AttachA.pdf



11:52 AM -- Ms. Ellen Stern, representing the Children's Hospital of Colorado, came to the table to answer a committee questions.



11:54 AM -- Mr. Bill Zepernick, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer committee questions and discuss the fiscal impact of amendment L.004.
















BILL: HB16-1047
TIME: 11:55:00 AM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Kagan
VOTE
Becker K.
Conti
Garnett
Kagan
Pabon
Roupe
Sias
Van Winkle
Wilson
Foote
Court
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB16-1047
TIME: 12:02:08 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1047, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Conti
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Foote
Yes
Court
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS

















12:03 PM -- HB16-1261



Representative Pabon, sponsor, introduced House Bill 16-1261. The bill continues the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code until September 1, 2019, and makes changes based on recommendations from the sunset review conducted by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.



12:24 PM -- Ms. Henny Lasley, representing Smart Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill with amendments. She answered several committee questions



12:36 PM -- Mr. Joe Hodas, representing Dixie Brands, testified in support of the bill and answered several committee questions



12:52 PM -- Mr. Dean Heizer, representing LivWell, testified in support of the bill and answered several committee questions



01:04 PM -- Ms. Kara Miller, representing the Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill and answered several committee questions



01:20 PM -- Mr. Ron Kammerzell, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, came to the table to answer several committee questions.





01:27 PM



The committee laid over the bill to a future date. The committee adjourned.


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