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s_blt_2017a_2017-03-13t13:59:52z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/13/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1123



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1123 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:06 PM -- HB 17-1123



Senator Marble introduced House Bill 17-1123, concerning the ability of a local government to extend the hours during which alcohol beverages may be sold for consumption on a licensed premises. Under current law, it is illegal to sell, serve, or distribute any alcohol between the hours of 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. The reengrossed bill allows a local government to extend the hours during which alcohol beverages for on-premises consumption can be sold at licensed establishments within its jurisdiction, and adds an exception to the crime if the jurisdiction extends the hours.



02:10 PM --
Chief Pete Carey, Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police and City of Colorado Springs, spoke in opposition to the bill.



02:13 PM --
Patrick Maroney, Colorado Division of Liquor Enforcement, spoke in opposition to the bill.



02:14 PM --
Andrew Feinstein, Exdo and Tracks nightclubs, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:24 PM --
Fran Lanzer, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance, spoke in opposition to the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).



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02:28 PM --
Mark Berzins, Tavern League of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Dave Hall, Colorado State Patrol, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:43 PM --
George Brauchler, Colorado District Attorneys Council, spoke in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.





02:56 PM



Senator Marble made comments on the previous testimony.



02:59 PM --
Isaac Leon, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



03:06 PM --
Chuck Line, City of Glendale, spoke in support of the bill.



03:11 PM --
Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc. and Colorado Municipal League, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:15 PM --
Mr. Line returned to the table to respond to questions from the committee.



03:16 PM --
Peg Ackerman, Colorado County Sheriffs, responded to questions from the committee.



03:17 PM



Senator Marble made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


BILL: HB17-1123
TIME: 03:23:07 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1123 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
No
Kerr
No
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
No
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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