Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

s_sa_2016a_2016-03-30t13:35:59z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/30/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-144



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-144 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:56 PM -- SB16-144



Senator Cooke presented Senate Bill 16-144 to the committee. The 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.



02:02 PM --
James Bardwell, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.



02:05 PM --
George Brauchler, District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District, testified in support of the bill.



02:08 PM --
Elizabeth Pryzgoda, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:12 PM --
Ronald Dietz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:14 PM --
Robert Edmiston, representing Firearms Coalition of Colorado and National Rifle Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:16 PM --
Steve Reams, Weld County Sherriff, testified in support of the bill.



02:18 PM --
Laura Carno, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM --
Bruce Glenn, representing himself, testified against the bill.



02:24 PM --
Eillen McCarron, representing Colorado Cease Fire, testified against the bill.



02:27 PM --
Wes Carter, representing himself, testified against the bill.



02:29 PM --
Tom Sullivan, representing himself, testified against the bill.



02:31 PM --
David Larson, representing himself, testified against the bill.



02:34 PM --
Andrew O'Connor, representing himself, testified against the bill.



02:35 PM --
Julie Meyers, representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified against the bill.



02:39 PM --
Travis Young, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:41 PM --
Jean Grattet, representing League of Women Voters, testified against the bill.



02:44 PM --
Julie Meyers read the written testimony of Amy Petre-Hill.





02:48 PM



Senator Cooke wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB16-144
TIME: 02:51:45 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-144 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














COVID-19 Resources
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.