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3621A226439C02B6872586DF007AB505 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-256

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date May 24, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-256 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:20:19 PM  
Representatives Daugherty and Hooton, bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-256. This bill allows local governments to enact laws, regulations, or ordinances governing firearms, ammunition, and firearm components or accessories.
04:44:49 PM  
Members of the committee asked questions to the bill sponsors and commented on the bill.
05:15:39 PM  
Commissioner Claire Levy, representing Boulder County; Linds Roberts, representing themself; and Joel Loomis, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:25:52 PM  
Nephi Cole, representing National Shooting Sports Foundation; Terri Goon, representing herself; Mario Acevedo, representing himself; and Prof. David Kopel, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Members of the committee asked questions to the panel.
05:41:54 PM  
Peter Fogg, representing
Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence (CFCU); Rachel Friend,
representing City of Boulder; Vic Bencomo, representing Giffords Gun Owners
for Safety, Colorado; and Maisha Fields, representing Brady, testified
in support of the bill.  Members of the committee asked questions
to the panel.
06:00:15 PM  
Robert Edmiston, representing The Firearms Coalition of Colorado; Taylor Rhodes, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners; and Lesley Hollywood, representing Rally for our Rights, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:08:30 PM  
Mary Parker, representing
herself and Rachel Hill, representing herself; testified in support of
the bill.  Members of the committee asked questions to the panel.
06:17:58 PM  
Sylvia Bernstein, representing League of Women Voters of Boulder County; Ms. Jacqui Shumway, representing herself; Riley Miles, representing the Brady Campaign; and AnnMichelle Hill, representing Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, testified in support of the bill. Members of the committee asked questions to the panel
06:34:14 PM  
Eileen McCarron,
representing Colorado Ceasefire; Dr. Myra Isenhart, representing Colorado
Ceasefire Outreach; Kathy Kilmer, representing Colorado PTA, testified
in support of the bill.
06:43:45 PM  
Joshua Sharf, representing
himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Members of the commitee
asked questions to the witness.
06:49:44 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


07:14:33 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-256 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Amabile
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
07:15:45 PM  
Written testimony
for this meeting can be found in Attachment D.






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