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71948822B1EC50E2872586E100233341 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1298

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 25, 2021      
Location Old State Library



HB21-1298 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

12:24:43 AM  
Senator Gonzales and Senator Pettersen, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1298. The bill requires licensed gun dealers to have approval from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation before transferring a gun; adds certain misdemeanors to the criminal offenses that result in a denial of a firearm transfer; and extends the deadline for the bureau to conduct appeals on transfer denials.
12:36:09 AM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be found in
Attachment O.
12:36:35 AM  
John Karakoulakis, National Shooting Sports Foundation, testified in opposition to the bill. Robert Edmiston, The Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:42:29 AM  
Carl Hamm, Colorado
Ceasefire, testified in support of the bill. Eilee Mccaron, Colorado Ceasefire,
testified in support of the bill. Mary Parker, representing self, testified
in support of the bill.
12:49:19 AM  
Charlotte Combe, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry, Colorado Moms Demand Action, testified in support of the bill. Jeanne Bucci, Moms Demand Action, testified in support of the bill. Peter Gurfein, Giffords Gun Owners for Safety, testified in support of the bill.
12:59:36 AM  
Jacqui Shumway, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Joel Loomis, representing self, testified regarding the bill.
01:05:16 AM  
Amendments L.027,
L.030, and L.032 were distributed (Attachments P, Q, and R).


01:07:04 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.027 (Attachment P).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:07:59 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.030 (Attachment Q).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:08:46 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.032 (Attachment R).
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:09:07 AM  
Bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.


01:12:41 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1298, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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