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B606108EE63EC7138725823500050D0F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-097

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-097 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

05:56:10 PM  
The committee recessed.
05:56:17 PM  

The committee reconvened.

Senator Neville, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-097. The bill allows individuals 21 years or older to carry a concealed handgun without a permit.

06:04:16 PM  
Dawn Reinfeld, representing herself, testified against the bill.
06:05:36 PM  
Amy Chambers, representing Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, testified against the bill.
06:08:27 PM  
Jan Magid, representing herself, testified against the bill.
06:09:39 PM  
Helen Kamin, representing herself, testified against the bill.
06:11:55 PM  

Dan Murphy, representing Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the National Association for Gun Rights, testified in support of the bill.

06:13:39 PM  
Daniel King, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:53 PM  
David Kopel, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:21:20 PM  
Tina Francone, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:24:23 PM  
Harold Koch, representing the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, testified against the bill.
06:29:14 PM  

Dr. Phyllis Updike, representing Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence (CFCU), testified against the bill. Committee members received a pamphlet from CFCU [Attachment L].

06:32:02 PM  
Patty Cordova read testimony from Rev. Wayne Laws, representing CFCU, against the bill.
06:34:46 PM  
Alana Smart, representing CFCU, testified against the bill.
06:38:05 PM  
Karin Asensio, representing herself, testified against the bill.
06:40:41 PM  
Keith Emerson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:42:29 PM  
Cheryl Wilson, representing herself, testified against the bill.
06:43:43 PM  
Ronald Dietz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:46:46 PM  

Ed Shackelford, representing himself, testified against the bill.  He provided handouts to committee members [Attachment M].

06:48:18 PM  

Robert Edmiston, representing the Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  He provided a packet of information to committee members [Attachment N].

06:50:09 PM  
Julie Meyers, representing CFCU, testified against the bill.
06:52:08 PM  
Eleanor Cabell, representing herself, testified against the bill.
06:55:04 PM  
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:58:40 PM  
Jean Grattet, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill.
07:02:03 PM  
LaVonne Whelchel, representing herself, testified against the bill.
07:04:41 PM  

Eileen McCarron, representing Colorado Ceasefire, testified against the bill. She also noted opposition to the bill from the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

07:09:16 PM  
Christine Jensen, representing herself, testified against the bill.
07:12:24 PM  
Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified against the bill.
07:14:47 PM  
Gina McAfee, representing herself, testified against the bill.
07:19:09 PM  
Lee Katherine Goldstein, representing herself, testified against the bill.
07:23:16 PM  
Tom Sullivan, representing himself, testified against the bill.
07:26:06 PM  

Committee members received additional written testimony in support of the bill [Attachment O].

07:27:21 PM  
Senator Neville wrapped up his presentation of the bill.
07:32:57 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


07:39:02 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-097 to the Committee on Appropriations.
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






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