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Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1079



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1079 to the Committee on Appro PASS







04:11 PM -- HB17-1079



Senators Jahn and Coram co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1079, which continues the Wholesale Food Manufacturing and Storage Protection Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment that is currently set to expire on July 1, 2017, and restructures the program's fees. The bill creates a $100 annual application fee to be paid by all wholesale food manufacturing and storage businesses, and an additional registration fee associated with a specific business type. Nonprofit food storage facilities are exempt from all fees.



04:16 PM --
Michael Nicoletti, Jeff Lawrence, and Sean Scott, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Nicoletti distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment S).



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04:21 PM -- Mr. Nicoletti, Mr. Scott, and Mr. Lawrence responded to committee questions.



04:36 PM --
Jim Rada, representing Jefferson County Public Health and the Colorado Association of Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill.



04:39 PM --
Kara Miller, representing the Colorado Distillers Guild, testified in support of the bill.



04:41 PM --
Mary Kay Hogan, representing King Soopers and City Market, testified in support of the bill.



04:46 PM --
Andres Gil Zaldana, representing the Colorado Brewers Guild, testified in support of the bill.





04:49 PM



Senators Jahn and Coram made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1079
TIME: 04:50:41 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1079 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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