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F924A991A4AEAB778725823C000E836F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1074

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 21, 2018      
Location RM 271



HB18-1074 - Postponed Indefinitely


07:38:37 PM  

The committee recessed.

07:49:01 PM  
The committee came back to order.
07:49:41 PM  

Representative Everett, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1074. The bill adds a place of business to the locations that may be defended using deadly physical force if an owner, manager, or employee reasonably believes that the intruder is committing, has committed, or intends to commit a crime other than the unlawful entry and that the intruder might use physical force against the occupant. The bill specifies that an owner, manager, or employee of a business is immune from criminal prosecution and civil liability for defending a place of business using deadly physical force.

07:53:05 PM  

Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He referenced the handout he distributed during his testimony on House Bill 18-1037 [Attachment B].

07:57:35 PM  

Ellen Lewis, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. She provided a handout to the committee [Attachment T] and answered questions from the committee.

08:03:13 PM  
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:07:22 PM  
Mary Parker, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:11:32 PM  

Grady Nouis, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

08:13:30 PM  

Eleanor Cabell, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:16:00 PM  
Ronald Dietz, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:18:52 PM  

Eileen McCarron, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:22:24 PM  
Amy Ross, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:25:21 PM  

Jean Grattet, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:28:39 PM  

Lillian Kraemer, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:32:39 PM  

Marcy Freeburg, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  She provided a handout to the committee [Attachment U].

08:37:51 PM  
Representative Everett made concluding remarks about the bill.
08:40:22 PM  
Committee members made comments about the bill.


08:52:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1074 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Leonard
Seconded Humphrey
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton No
Weissman No
Williams D. Yes
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:52:39 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1074 indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Weissman
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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