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h_sa_2017a_2017-02-08t13:35:25z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/08/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1097



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1097 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1097 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







07:57 PM -- HB17-1097



Representative Saine and Representative Humphrey, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1097. The bill repeals the prohibition on the sale, transfer, and possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines. It also repeals the requirement that a magazine manufactured in Colorado have a permanent stamp or marking indicating it was produced after July 1, 2013. Representative Saine and Representative Humphrey answered questions from the committee.



08:11 PM --
Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He referenced handouts he provided during his testimony on House Bill 17-1036 previously in the hearing.



08:15 PM --
Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:19 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



08:24 PM --
Tom Mauser, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:29 PM --
David Kopel, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Kopel answered questions from the committee.



08:44 PM --
Alana Smart, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.



08:48 PM --
Travis Couture-Lovelady, National Rifle Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Couture-Lovelady answered questions from the committee.



08:53 PM --
Alan Franklin, Progress Now Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Franklin responded to comments by Representative Humphrey.



08:58 PM --
Dan Murphy, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Murphy answered questions from the committee.





09:05 PM



A written statement from Julie Meyers was distributed to the committee (Attachment H).



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09:05 PM --
Scott Lynch, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Lynch responded to comments by Representative Humphrey.



09:13 PM --
Sara Grossman, The Dru Project, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:17 PM --
Don Macalady, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:22 PM --
Eleanor Cabell, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:25 PM --
Cheryl Wilson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



09:26 PM --
Jean Grattet, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.





09:28 PM



Representative Saine answered questions from the committee. Representative Humphrey and Representative Saine made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1097
TIME: 09:53:15 PM
MOVED: Humphrey
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1097 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 3-6.
SECONDED: Williams D.
VOTE
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




BILL: HB17-1097
TIME: 09:54:26 PM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1097 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
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







09:55 PM



The committee adjourned.








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