Amendments for SB20-110

Senate Journal, March 6
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB20-110 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable
recommendation.

Amend printed bill, page 3, after line 19 insert:

"SECTION 2. Appropriation. For the 2020-21 state fiscal year,
$45,838 is appropriated to the department of revenue. This appropriation
is from the liquor enforcement division and state licensing authority cash
fund created in section 44-6-101, C.R.S. To implement this act, the
department may use this appropriation for legal services.".

Renumber succeeding section accordingly.

Page 1, line 102, strike "BEVERAGES." and substitute "BEVERAGES, AND,
IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.".


Appro-
priations


Senate Journal, March 10
SB20-110 by Senator(s) Williams A. and Holbert; also Representative(s) Snyder--Concerning fines
levied by a licensing authority for violations of laws related to alcohol beverages.

Amendment No. 1, Appropriations Committee Amendment.
(Printed in Senate Journal, March 6, page 447 and placed in members' bill files.)

Amendment No. 2(L.003), by Senator Holbert.

Amend printed bill, page 2, lines 2 and 3, strike "(1), (3)(b), and (3)(c)"
and substitute "(1) and (3)(b); repeal (3)(c); and add (3.5)".

Page 2, strike lines 20 through 22 and substitute "(3)(a)(I) AND (3)(a)(II)
OF THIS SECTION.".

Page 3, strike line 1.

Page 3, after line 5 insert:

"(c) FOR THE PURPOSES OF IMPOSING A FINE, THE STATE LICENSING
AUTHORITY SHALL ADOPT RULES ESTABLISHING CATEGORIES OF
VIOLATIONS BY LEVEL OF SEVERITY AND ASSOCIATED RANGES OF
PENALTIES FOR STATE AND LOCAL LICENSING AUTHORITIES, INCLUDING
AGGRAVATING AND MITIGATING FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN
DETERMINING PENALTIES. A FINE IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS
SUBSECTION (1) MUST BE BETWEEN FIVE HUNDRED AND ONE HUNDRED
THOUSAND DOLLARS; EXCEPT THAT PENALTIES FOR A FIRST VIOLATION
THAT IS IN THE LEAST SEVERE LEVEL OF LICENSE VIOLATIONS
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION (1)(c) MUST NOT EXCEED
FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.".

Page 3, line 7, strike "THIS SECTION OR".

Page 3, strike line 8.
Page 3, strike lines 13 through 19 and substitute:

"(c) Payment of any fine pursuant to the provisions of this
subsection (3) shall be in the form of cash or in the form of a certified
check or cashier's check made payable to the state or local licensing
authority, whichever is appropriate.
(3.5) THE METHOD OF PAYMENT OF ANY FINE PURSUANT TO
SUBSECTION (1) OR (3) OF THIS SECTION:
(a) TO A LOCAL LICENSING AUTHORITY SHALL BE IN THE FORM OF
CASH OR IN THE FORM OF A CERTIFIED CHECK OR CASHIER'S CHECK MADE
PAYABLE TO THE LOCAL LICENSING AUTHORITY;
(b) TO THE STATE LICENSING AUTHORITY SHALL BE IN THE FORM
DETERMINED BY THE STATE LICENSING AUTHORITY BY RULE.".


As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the calendar for third reading and final
passage.