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A1E729637C2A608387258257007E8A36 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-097

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 21, 2018      
Location RM 271



SB18-097 - Postponed Indefinitely


05:02:13 PM  
Representative Van Winkle, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-097. The bill allows a person 21 years or older who is legally allowed to possess a handgun to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, but he or she is subject to the same rights and limitations as permit holders, including the prohibition on the carrying of a concealed weapon on public school grounds.
05:09:16 PM  
Representative Van Winkle answered questions from the committee.
05:13:56 PM  
Dudley Brown, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
05:21:54 PM  
Eileen McCarron, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:25:21 PM  
Ronald Dietz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:28:07 PM  
Amy Chambers, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, testified in opposition to the bill. She answered questions from the committee.
05:32:34 PM  

Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee [Attachment D].

05:36:34 PM  

Alana Smart, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill. She provided a packet of information to the committee [Attachment E].

05:40:33 PM  
Jose Torres, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:45:00 PM  
Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:49:53 PM  

Holly Murtaugh, representing herself, testified on the bill.  She stated that while she opposes the bill she would like the committee to pass the bill to the full House for a vote. Committee members made comments.

05:57:10 PM  

Julie Meyers, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:59:23 PM  

Jean Grattet, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

06:03:28 PM  

Connie Grieshaber, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

06:08:23 PM  
Representative Van Winkle made concluding remarks about the bill.
06:09:32 PM  
Committee members made comments regarding the bill.


06:17:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-097 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Leonard
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton No
Van Winkle Yes
Weissman No
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


06:17:12 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-097 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 Melton
Seconded Weissman
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton Yes
Van Winkle No
Weissman Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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