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S_BLT_2018A 03/14/2018 02:00:13 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date 03/14/2018
Attendance
Jahn X
Kerr X
Priola *
Smallwood *
Williams A. X
Neville T. *
Tate X
Time 02:00:13 PM to 03:26:42 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Tate
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 18-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB18-193 Committee Discussion Only
SB18-189 Postponed Indefinitely
SB18-186 Final Action Failed
SB18-168 Lay Over

Conf 18-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:00:24 PM  
Kathleen Grummel, Director of Development,
History Colorado, introduced Marco Abarca, appointee for the State Historical
Society Board of Directors.  The appointment letter is Attachment
A.  Mr. Abarca's application and resume are available at the State
Archives.
02:01:25 PM  
Marco Abarca discussed his professional
experience and interest in serving on the board.  He responded to
comments from the committee.


02:03:59 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Marco Abarca to the Conf 18-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Priola Excused
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-193 - Committee Discussion Only


02:04:21 PM  
Senator Coram introduced Senate Bill 18-193,
concerning limiting state agency occupational regulations.  The bill
requires state agencies to review occupational regulations.

02:06:19 PM  
Matthew Mitchell, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, spoke in favor of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).
02:15:24 PM  
Paul Bacus, Professional Land Surveyors
of Colorado, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:17:38 PM  
Marilyn Stansbury, Independent Electrical
Contractors Rocky Mountain, spoke about the bill.  She responded to
questions from the committee.
02:20:01 PM  
Elva Lynch, Sturgeon Electric, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:21:56 PM  
Jim Perizzolo, representing himself, spoke
in oppostion to the bill.
02:23:45 PM  
Craig Clark, National Electrical Contractors
Association (NECA), spoke in opposition to the bill.

02:25:48 PM  
Patrick Alley, Denver Joint Electrical
Apprenticeship Training Committee, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:26:54 PM  
Jim Dent, Weifield Group Contracting, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:29:36 PM  
Ralph Lufen, NECA, spoke in opposition
to the bill.
02:30:40 PM  
Ronnie Hines, Department of Regulatory Agencies, spoke in opposition to the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
02:37:58 PM  
Spence Purnell, Reason Foundation, spoke
in favor of the bill.
02:42:16 PM  
Mike Krase, Independence Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:42:50 PM  
Mr. Purnell responded to questions from
the committee.
02:49:48 PM  
Senator Coram made closing comments.
02:51:37 PM  
Senator Coram asked that the bill be laid
over for action at a later date.



SB18-189 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:52:34 PM  
Senator Priola asked the committee to postpone
Senate Bill 18-189 indefinitely.


02:52:56 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-189 indefinitely.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Jahn Excused
Kerr Yes
Priola Yes
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Excused
Tate Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-186 - Final Action Failed


02:55:31 PM  
Senator Marble introduced Senate Bill 18-186, concerning food sales at marijuana stores. The bill allows retail marijuana stores to sell consumable products.
02:56:51 PM  
Samantha Walsh, Colorado Hemp Industries
Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:00:41 PM  
Grier Bailey, Colorado and Wyoming Petroleum
Marketers Association, spoke about the details of the bill.

03:04:56 PM  
Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis
Council, spoke about the bill.
03:06:35 PM  
Jim Burack, Marijuana Enforcement Division, spoke about the bill.
03:10:02 PM  
Dominique Mendiola, Marijuana Enforcement
Division, spoke about the bill.
03:13:14 PM  
Mr. Bailey responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:27 PM  
Senator Marble distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment C) and discussed the purpose of the amendment.


03:16:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:19:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-186, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Neville T.
Seconded
Jahn No
Kerr Yes
Priola No
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. No
Neville T. Yes
Tate No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:21:18 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-186 indefinitely.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Jahn No
Kerr No
Priola Yes
Smallwood No
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. No
Tate No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL



SB18-168 - Lay Over



03:26:42 PM   Committee Adjourned






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