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File #: 20-0261    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 3/9/2020 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 4/6/2020 Final action: 4/6/2020
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending the Denver Retail Marijuana Code, Chapter 6, Article V, of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses to hold an open application process for new licenses in the year 2021. Amends Chapter 6, Article V, of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to change the date to the year 2021 for the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses to hold an open application process for new licenses. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-17-20.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR20 0261 EXL Lottery Timing Ordinance Draft Bill, 2. BR20 0261 EXL Lottery Timing Ordinance, 3. 20-0261 Filed Bill_Revision to D.R.M.C Ch. 6, Art. V-new licenses, 4. 20-0261 Filed Bill_Revision to D.R.M.C Ch. 6, Art. V-new licenses, 5. 20-0261 - signed, 6. 20-0261 Filed For an ordinance amending the Denver Retail Marijuana Code, Chapter 6, Article 8
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 3-9-20

Requesting Agency: Excise and Licenses
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name:
Erica Rogers
Molly Duplechian
Email:
Erica.Rogers@denvergov.org Molly.Duplechian@denvergov.org


Item Title & Description:
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title
A bill for an ordinance amending the Denver Retail Marijuana Code, Chapter 6, Article V, of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses to hold an open application process for new licenses in the year 2021.
Amends Chapter 6, Article V, of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to change the date to the year 2021 for the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses to hold an open application process for new licenses. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-17-20.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
This ordinance changes the date for the first required location lottery for the distribution of certain marijuana business licenses from the year 2017 to the year 2021. This change will align the timing of the lottery with the completion of regulatory obligations associated with the processing of applications that were pending as of May 1, 2016. This change will also allow the Department the time needed to create a comprehensive marijuana licensing equity program that spa...

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