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s_sa_2017a_2017-02-15t13:39:35z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/15/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-116



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt an amendment replacing the safety clause wit

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

PASS







06:50 PM -- SB17-116



Senator Neville, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-116 to the committee. This bill allows anyone 21 or older who is legally allowed to possess a handgun to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, including on school, college, or university grounds.



06:54 PM --
Mary Parker, representing herself, testified against the bill.



06:59 PM --
Helen Kamin, representing herself, testified against the bill.



07:02 PM --
Jason Moore, representing himself, testified against the bill.





07:06 PM



Written testimony from Julie Meyers was provided to committee members (Attachment T).



17SenateState0215AttachT.pdf17SenateState0215AttachT.pdf



07:07 PM --
David Larson, representing himself, testified against the bill.



07:10 PM --
Annmarie Jenson, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, read testimony from Lydia Waligorski against the bill.



07:13 PM --
Don Macalady, representing Hunters Against Gun Violence, testified against the bill. He provided a written copy of his testimony (Attachment U).



17SenateState0215AttachU.pdf17SenateState0215AttachU.pdf



07:16 PM --
Jean Grattet, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill.



07:20 PM --
Eileen McCarron, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified against the bill.



07:24 PM --
Dan Murphy, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.



07:27 PM --
Travis Couture-Lovelady, representing the National Rifle Association, testified in support of the bill.



07:29 PM --
Robert Edmiston, representing the Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to committee members (Attachment V).



17SenateState0215AttachV.pdf17SenateState0215AttachV.pdf



07:31 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.





07:36 PM



Senator Fenberg offered an amendment replacing the safety clause with a petition clause. Committee members commented on the proposed amendment.

BILL: SB17-116
TIME: 07:40:02 PM
MOVED: Fenberg
MOTION: Adopt an amendment replacing the safety clause with a petition clause. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Lambert
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





07:41 PM



Senator Neville wrapped up his presentation of the bill. Committee members discussed the bill with Senator Neville.

BILL: SB17-116
TIME: 07:49:22 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-116 to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Lambert
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







07:50 PM



The committee adjourned.








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