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h_sa_2017a_2017-04-26t14:04:15z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/26/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-116



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 17-116 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 17-116 to the Committee on Finan
PASS

FAIL







07:58 PM -- SB17-116



Representative Van Winkle, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-116. The reengrossed bill allows anyone 21 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 concerning concealed carry, including the prohibition on the carrying of a concealed weapon on public school grounds.



Representative Van Winkle answered questions from the committee.



08:06 PM --
Dan Murphy, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.



08:08 PM --
Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment G).



17HouseState0426AttachG.pdf17HouseState0426AttachG.pdf



08:11 PM



Mr. Murphy answered questions from the committee.



08:13 PM --
Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:17 PM --
Tom Sullivan, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:21 PM --
Helen Kamin, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:25 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



08:31 PM --
Linda Foreman, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. She read a statement from Reverend Wayne Laws, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, in opposition to the bill.



08:34 PM --
Robert O'Malley, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:37 PM --
Jean Grattet, Colorado League of Women Voters, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:42 PM --
Kathleen Visovatti, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:45 PM --
Sharon Trefny, Hunters Against Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:48 PM --
Jacqui Shumway, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Shumway answered questions from the committee.



08:57 PM --
Carol McCahill, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:01 PM --
Michael McGuire, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:05 PM --
Connie Grieshaber, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:09 PM --
Eileen McCarron, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.





09:13 PM



A written statement in opposition to the bill from Annette Moore was distributed to the committee members (Attachment H).



17HouseState0426AttachH.pdf17HouseState0426AttachH.pdf



09:13 PM



Representative Van Winkle made concluding remarks about the bill.

BILL: SB17-116
TIME: 09:14:45 PM
MOVED: Williams D.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-116 to the Committee on Finance. The motion failed on a vote of 3-6.
SECONDED: Leonard
VOTE
Benavidez
No
Hooton
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Melton
No
Weissman
No
Williams D.
Yes
Lontine
No
Foote
No
YES: 3 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: SB17-116
TIME: 09:15:23 PM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-116 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED: Weissman
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Williams D.
No
Lontine
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





09:15 PM



The committee adjourned.














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