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h_sa_2016a_2016-04-25t13:33:03z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/25/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-144



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-144 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 16-144 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







09:23 PM -- SB16-144



Representative Sias, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-144 to the committee. This bill lowers the age requirement to obtain a concealed carry permit from 21 to 18 years of age, provided that person is on active duty in, or has been honorably discharged from, any branch or reserve branch of the United States military, including the National Guard.



09:29 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill, as well as Senate Bill 16-113 and Senate Bill 16-176.



09:37 PM --
Robin Vidimos, representing herself, testified against the three bills.



09:41 PM --
Clifford Anderson, representing himself, testified in support of the three bills.



09:48 PM --
Andrew O'Connor, representing himself, testified against the bill and provided a packet of information (Attachment BB).



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09:50 PM --
Robert Edmiston, representing the Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and provided a packet of information (Attachment CC). He responded to committee member questions.



16HouseState0425AttachCC.pdf16HouseState0425AttachCC.pdf



09:54 PM --
Eileen McCarron, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



09:59 PM --
David Kopel, representing the Independence Institute, testified in support of the bill and Senate Bill 176, and he responded to committee member questions.



10:07 PM --
Julie Meyers read testimony from Alana Smart, representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, against the bill. Ms. Meyers also testified against SB16-113 representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence.



10:12 PM --
Rodger Wilson, representing himself, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions. He provided a handout (Attachment DD).



16HouseState0425AttachDD.pdf16HouseState0425AttachDD.pdf



10:19 PM
-- Tom Sullivan, representing himself, testified against the bill.





10:23 PM



Eileen McCarron returned to the table to answer committee member questions.



10:23 PM --
Jean Grattet, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



10:28 PM --
Jim Engelking, representing himself, testified against the bill.



10:31 PM --
Don Macalady, representing Hunters Against Gun Violence, testified against the bill and SB 16-113. He provided a handout (Attachment EE).



16HouseState0425AttachEE.pdf16HouseState0425AttachEE.pdf



10:36 PM --
Michael McGuire, representing himself, testified against the three bills and provided a handout (Attachment FF).



16HouseState0425AttachFF.pdf16HouseState0425AttachFF.pdf



10:42 PM



Representative Sias wrapped up his presentation of the bill.



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: SB16-144
TIME: 10:48:45 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-144 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Everett
Yes
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: SB16-144
TIME: 10:49:15 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-144 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Everett
No
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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