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h_sa_2016a_2016-03-07t13:32:20z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/07/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1204



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1204 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1204 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







01:32 PM -- HB16-1204



Representative Neville, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1204 to the committee. This bill removes the restriction that exists under current law which prohibits a person with a concealed carry permit from carrying a concealed weapon on the property of a public elementary, middle, junior high, or high school.



01:37 PM --
Melanie Foster, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



01:41 PM --
Mikey Benedick, representing himself, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



01:45 PM --
Nathan Marks, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



01:49 PM --
Julie Meyers, representing the Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



01:54 PM --
Derek Anderson, representing himself as principal of Ridgeview Classical School, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



01:57 PM --
Katie Lyles, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



02:01 PM --
Dudley Brown, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.



02:06 PM --
Tom Mauser, representing himself, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



02:11 PM --
Jess Loban, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:13 PM --
Alana Smart, representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members. She provided a handout (Attachment A).



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02:20 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified against the bill.



02:26 PM --
Michael Martinez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:28 PM --
Helen Kamin, representing herself, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members. She provided additional written testimony (Attachment B).



16HouseState0307AttachB.pdf16HouseState0307AttachB.pdf



02:33 PM --
Tina Francone, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



02:37 PM --
Christine Jones, representing herself, testified against the bill.



02:39 PM --
Richard Turnquist, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:42 PM --
Jean Grattet, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill.



02:46 PM --
Robert Edmiston, representing the Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout (Attachment C).



16HouseState0307AttachC.pdf16HouseState0307AttachC.pdf



02:48 PM --
Eileen McCarron, representing herself, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



02:51 PM --
Chad Day, Yuma County Sheriff representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



02:56 PM --
Ron Sloan, representing the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified against the bill.



03:00 PM --
Melissa Wickes, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:05 PM --
Margaret Sims, representing herself, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



03:13 PM --
Myra Isenhart, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:16 PM --
Ken Toltz, representing Safe Campus Colorado, testified against the bill.



03:18 PM --
Josie Brady and Adia Brown, representing Colorado Ceasefire Millenials, testified against the bill.



03:25 PM --
Tangi, Dorean, and Cassai Lancaster, representing themselves, testified against the bill. Ms. Lancaster provided additional written testimony against the bill (Attachment D).



16HouseState0307AttachD.pdf16HouseState0307AttachD.pdf



03:29 PM --
Judi Ingelido, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:33 PM --
Marilyn Hughes and Sherry Malloy, representing themselves, testified against the bill and House Bill 16-1024.



03:36 PM --
Kathleen Visovatti, representing herself, testified against the bill and Senate Bill 16-017.



03:40 PM --
John McDonald, representing himself, testified against the bill and responded to questions from committee members.



03:47 PM --
Terry Crook, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:51 PM --
Alexandra Fickenscher, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:53 PM --
Cheyne Cummins, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:56 PM --
Maura Benedick, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:59 PM --
Bruce Glenn, representing himself, testified against the bill.



04:01 PM --
Rod Roberts, representing himself, testified against the bill and other bills being considered by the committee.



04:06 PM --
Stephen Lee, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and in opposition to House Bill 16-1179.





04:11 PM



Representative Neville wrapped up his presentation of the bill.





04:13 PM



Representative Ryden reopened public testimony to allow Hannah Garelick, a CU Boulder student, to testify on House Bill 16-1023.





04:16 PM



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1204
TIME: 04:22:59 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1204 to the Committee on Appropriations. 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: HB16-1204
TIME: 04:24:59 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1204 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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