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h_sa_2016a_2016-03-07t13:32:20z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/07/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1179



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F) to House Bill

Postpone House Bill 16-1179 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1179 to the Committee of the W
FAIL

PASS

FAIL







06:02 PM -- HB16-1179



Representative Buck, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1179 to the committee. This bill creates an exception to the crime of unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon when the person is on active duty and serving in the armed forces of the United States military, and the weapon in question was a concealed handgun.



Representative Buck also discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment F) with the committee.



16HouseState0307AttachF.pdf16HouseState0307AttachF.pdf



06:14 PM --
George Brauchler, 18th Judicial District Attorney, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



06:23 PM --
Ron Sloan, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified against the bill, noting that the chiefs have not taken a position on amendment L.001.



06:28 PM --
Peg Ackerman and Sheriff Chad Day, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified on the bill. Sheriff Day noted that the sheriffs have not taken a position on amendment L.001.



06:32 PM --
Jessica Pettigrew, representing herself, testified against the bill. She read written testimony from Samuel Wardell (Attachment G). Ms. Pettigrew responded to questions from committee members.



16HouseState0307AttachG.pdf16HouseState0307AttachG.pdf



06:36 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



06:41 PM --
Jim Engelking, representing himself, testified against the bill, noting that he was not prepared to speak to amendment L.001.



06:46 PM --
James Bardwell, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.



06:48 PM --
Lydia Waligorski, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, testified on the bill, noting that she does not have a position on amendment L.001.



06:49 PM --
Jess Loban, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



06:52 PM --
Julie Meyers read a statement from Amy Petre-Hill against the bill.



06:54 PM --
Robert Edmiston, representing the Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



06:56 PM --
Eileen McCarron, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified against the bill and provided a handout (Attachment H).



16HouseState0307AttachH.pdf16HouseState0307AttachH.pdf



07:00 PM --
David Kopel, representing the Independence Institute, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



07:03 PM --
Jacqui Shumway, representing herself, testified against the bill.



07:05 PM --
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



07:08 PM --
Jean Grattet, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill.



07:11 PM --
Michael McGuire, representing himself, testified against the bill.



07:13 PM --
Bruce Glenn, representing himself, testified against the bill.



07:15 PM --
Travis Young, representing himself, testified on the bill.





07:17 PM



The committee recessed.





07:18 PM



The committee reconvened.

BILL: HB16-1179
TIME: 07:18:42 PM
MOVED: Humphrey
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F) to House Bill 16-1179. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Neville P.
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





07:21 PM



Representative Buck wrapped up her presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB16-1179
TIME: 07:22:40 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1179 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB16-1179
TIME: 07:23:13 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1179 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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