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SB21-078

Lost Or Stolen Firearms

Concerning the responsibility of an individual firearm owner to report a missing firearm.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill requires an individual who owns a firearm to report the loss or theft of that firearm to a law enforcement agency within 5 days after discovering that the firearm was lost or stolen. A first offense for failure to make such a report is a petty offense punishable by a $25 fine, and a second or subsequent offense is a class 3 misdemeanor. The 5-day reporting requirement does not apply to a licensed gun dealer.

The bill requires a law enforcement agency that receives a report of a lost or stolen firearm to enter information about the lost or stolen firearm into the national crime information center database and report the information to the Colorado bureau of investigation.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Danielson, Sen. S. Jaquez Lewis
Rep. L. Herod, Rep. T. Sullivan

Sponsor

Co-sponsor

Upcoming Schedule

Mar
4
Thursday

Judiciary

1:30 pm  |  Old Supreme Court