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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-07t15:27:20z7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1436

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 7, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1436 - Postponed Indefinitely


04:27:18 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:27:37 PM  

The committee reconvened.

Senator Court, sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1436 to the committee. The bill creates procedures to require an individual to surrender any firearms in his or her possession if the court issues an extreme risk protection order.

04:33:06 PM  

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  He responded to committee member questions.

04:59:18 PM  
Committee discussion with Sheriff Spurlock continued.
05:09:42 PM  
Ronald Dietz, representing himself, testified against the bill.
05:11:46 PM  
Marie Cochron, representing herself, testified against the bill.
05:12:04 PM  

Robert Edmiston, representing the Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified against the bill.

05:14:53 PM  
Marcy Freeburg, representing herself, testified against the bill.
05:17:04 PM  
Jake Viano, representing himself, testified against the bill.
05:20:38 PM  
Dudley Brown, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified against the bill.
05:25:48 PM  

Nicholas Oliva, representing Greg Lopez for Colorado, testified against the bill.

05:26:40 PM  
William Eigles, representing himself, testified against the bill.
05:29:40 PM  
Christopher Ferraro, representing himself, testified against the bill.
05:32:23 PM  
Paula Rhoads, representing herself, testified
on the bill.
05:34:58 PM  
Daniel Cook, representing himself, testified against the bill.
05:38:56 PM  

Sarah Brummett, representing the State Office of Suicide Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.

05:43:07 PM  

Stan Hilkey, representing the Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill. He responded to committee member questions.

05:48:30 PM  
Ms. Brummett responded to committee member questions.
05:48:48 PM  
Kelly Murphy, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:51:59 PM  
Tom Mauser, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:53:23 PM  

Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:56:44 PM  
Lydia Waligorski, representing the Colorado
Coalition Against Domestic Violence, testified in support of the bill.
 She responded to committee member questions.
06:08:11 PM  
Mary Blegen, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified in support of the bill.
06:09:08 PM  
Sherry Smith, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:13:07 PM  
Randy Chase, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:14:41 PM  
Dr. Karen Tonso, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:16:31 PM  
Holly Murtaugh, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:20:09 PM  
Evan Davis, representing Never Again Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:24:33 PM  
Mary Butler, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:26:12 PM  
Amy Chambers, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:29:07 PM  
Eileen McCarron, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified in support of the bill.
06:31:52 PM  
Nancy von Burske, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:32:08 PM  
Elizabeth Kosar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:35:05 PM  
Katharine Thomas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:38:19 PM  
Stacie Penar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:39:29 PM  
Mary Parker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:39:51 PM  
Cheryl Wilson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:42:11 PM  
Helen Kamin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:44:30 PM  
Alana Smart, representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in support of the bill.
06:47:30 PM  
Kelley McHale, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:50:44 PM  
Senator Court wrapped up her presentation of the bill.
06:55:32 PM  
Ms. Waligorski returned to the witness table to respond to committee member questions.
06:56:31 PM  
Committee members discussed the bill.


07:08:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1436 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


07:08:56 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1436 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS