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A658CF2DEB99BE9F8725838C0081DC1D Hearing Summary


Date Jan 24, 2019      
Location Old State Library

HB19-1022 - Postponed Indefinitely

04:38:27 PM  

Representative Sandridge, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1022.  The bill expands immunity from criminal prosecution and civil liability to physical force, including deadly physical force, used by an owner, manager, or employee of a business when another person makes an unlawful entry into a place of business, and that person has a reasonable belief that the other person has committed, is committing, or intends to commit a crime against the place of business, and believes the other person might use physical force against any owner, manager, or employee of the place of business.  Representative Sandridge responded to questions from the committee.

04:47:41 PM  

Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  He referenced the handout he previously provided to the committee (Attachment B).

04:55:26 PM  

Jean Grattet, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:00:29 PM  
Taylor Rhodes, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.
05:01:50 PM  
Mary Parker, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:05:17 PM  
Ronald Dietz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:07:52 PM  
Jean Fredlund, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:10:26 PM  

Jan Updike, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:13:52 PM  
Representative Sandridge made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.

05:20:43 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1022 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

05:20:58 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1022 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS