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A9E56803FBE54D4F87258806008258A7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1086

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 15, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB22-1086 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


05:45:23 PM  
The committee recessed.
05:47:09 PM  
The committee came
back to order.
05:47:55 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis
and Senator Fields, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1086. The bill
makes it illegal to openly carry a firearm at a polling location, drop
box, or central counting facility during election activities
.
05:52:51 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be found in
Attachment F.
05:52:59 PM  
Martha Tierney, representing
America Votes and Colorado Democratic Party, testified in support of the
bill. Eileen McCarren, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified in support
of the bill. Christopher Beall, representing Colorado Secretary of State's
Office, testified in support of the bill. Cameron Hill, representing Colorado
Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
06:02:51 PM  
Joan Lopez, representing Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder office, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Stephanie Greenberg, representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in support of the bill.
06:08:40 PM  
Robert Edmiston, representing The Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Taylor Rhodes, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:15:02 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.


06:15:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1086 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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