BILL SUMMARY for SB09-223
SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR AND TECHNOLOGY
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|Moved to refer Senate Bill 09-223 to the Committee||PASS|
04:26 PM -- Senate Bill 09-223
Senator Boyd presented Senate Bill 09-223. The bill establishes a new fee for establishments offering food to workers at temporary living quarters in the oil and gas development industry and increases fees paid by other retail food establishments. The bill also makes changes to the Food Protection Act.
The following individuals testified:
04:29 PM -- Martha Rudolph, the Director of Environmental Programs at the Colorado Department of Public Heath and Environment (CDPHE) and Patti Klocker, representing Jeff Lawrence of CDPHE, testified in favor of the bill. Ms. Rudolph discussed the changes made by the bill and asked the committee to support it.
04:32 PM -- Pete Meersman, the President of the Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in favor of the bill. He discussed negotiations about the bill and the importance of uniformity in inspections. Senator Mitchell commented on Mr. Meersman's testimony.
04:35 PM -- Mary Lou Chapman, representing the Rocky Mountain Food Industry Association, testified in favor of the bill. Senator Heath made comments.
04:38 PM -- Christine O'Donnell, representing the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, testified in favor of the bill.
04:38 PM -- Jennifer Miles, representing the Public Health Directors of Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. She responded to a question from Senator Foster.
Senator Boyd made closing remarks.
|TIME: || 04:40:54 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved to refer Senate Bill 09-223 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a 4-3 roll call vote. |
Final YES: 4 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS