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5F32821FCF1A08F487258AC3008041A5 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 14, 2024      
Location HCR 0107

HB24-1162 - Postponed Indefinitely

04:20:57 PM  
Representatives Armagost
and Snyder, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 24-1162. The bill makes
theft of a firearm a class 6 felony, or a class 5 felony under certain
circumstances. Representative Armagost explained the effect of the bill
and discussed its need.  Representative Snyder provided additional
input on the merits of the bill.  
04:34:17 PM  
Ms. Eileen McCarron,
representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified in support of the bill. Ms.
Erin Meschke, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
Major-Afsoon Ansari, representing the Colorado State Patrol, testified
in support of the bill. Ms. Patricia Rottschaefer, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.

04:53:32 PM  
Stephanie Greenberg,
representing the Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence,
testified in support of the bill. Chief Adam Turk, representing the Colorado
Association of the Chiefs of Police - Greeley Police Department, testified
in support of the bill. Mr. Doug Trainer, representing the City of Colorado
Springs, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Todd Rowell, representing
the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Nephi
Cole, representing National Shooting Sports Foundation, testified in support
of the bill.
05:10:27 PM  
The committee recessed.
05:18:35 PM  
The committee returned
to order. Written testimony may be found in Attachment F.

05:22:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G)
Moved Armagost
Seconded Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:22:20 PM  
Representatives Armagost and Snyder provided closing remarks in support of HB 24-1162. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.

05:46:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1162, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Armagost
Seconded Snyder
Amabile Yes
Armagost Yes
Evans Yes
Garcia No
Herod No
Mabrey No
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Woodrow No
Bacon No
Weissman No
YES: 5   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

05:47:01 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 24-1162 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Bacon
Seconded Herod
Amabile No
Armagost No
Evans No
Garcia Yes
Herod Yes
Mabrey Yes
Snyder No
Soper No
Woodrow Yes
Bacon Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details