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H_PBH_2022A 05/10/2022 01:07:58 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 05/10/2022
Attendance
Cutter X
Gonzales-Gutierrez *
Holtorf X
Jodeh *
McCormick *
Neville X
Pelton X
Ricks *
Van Winkle X
Williams X
Young X
Sirota X
Michaelson Jenet X
Time 01:07:58 PM to 01:26:34 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Michaelson Jenet
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-205 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB22-205 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:08:10 PM  
Representative A. Valdez and Representative Van Winkle, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-205, concerning the regulation of cannabis-related products that may potentially cause a person to become intoxicated when used. The bill authorizes the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to promulgate rules prohibiting intoxicating tetrahydrocannabinol isomers that originate from industrial hemp or may be synthetically derived, requires the Department of Revenue to establish a task force study intoxicating hemp products and make legislative and rule recommendations, and creates an unfair or deceptive trade practice.

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

01:13:12 PM  
Kara Miller, representing the Marijuana Industry Group, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
01:18:59 PM  
Benjamin Tevin, representing
the Colorado Hemp Association, testified in support of the bill. He responded
to questions from the committee.
01:24:32 PM  
Representative A.
Valdez explained amendment L.015 (Attachment A).


01:25:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment A).
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Sirota
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
McCormick
Neville
Pelton
Ricks
Van Winkle
Williams
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:25:56 PM  
Representative A.
Valdez and Representative Van Winkle made concluding remarks on the bill.


01:26:01 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-205, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Sirota
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
McCormick Yes
Neville No
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:26:34 PM   The committee adjourned.






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