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h_sa_2017a_2017-03-22t14:16:32z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/22/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-006



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 17-006 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 17-006 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







05:20 PM -- SB17-006



The committee came back to order.



Representative Nordberg and Representative Sias, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-006. This bill lowers the age requirement to obtain a concealed carry permit from 21 to 18 years of age, provided that person is on active duty in, or has been honorably discharged from, any branch or reserve branch of the United States military, including the National Guard.



Representative Nordberg answered questions from the committee.



05:26 PM --
Jacqui Shumway, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.



05:28 PM --
Laura Carno, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Carno answered questions from the committee.





05:34 PM



Representative Sias answered questions from the committee.



05:35 PM --
Don Macalady, Hunters Against Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.



05:39 PM --
Blake Klis, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Klis answered questions from the committee.



05:48 PM --
Jean Grattet, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. She read a letter from Kim Love in opposition to the bill.





05:53 PM



Phil Ross provided a written statement in support of the bill to the committee (Attachment G).



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05:54 PM --
Dan Murphy, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Murphy answered questions from the committee.



05:58 PM --
Ellie Cabell, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



06:01 PM --
Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He referenced the handout he distributed during his testimony on Senate Bill 17-005.



06:05 PM --
Gene Drumm, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.



06:07 PM --
Ronald Pierre, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



06:11 PM --
Eileen McCarron, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.





06:16 PM



Representative Sias and Representative Nordberg made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments about the bill.

BILL: SB17-006
TIME: 06:29:39 PM
MOVED: Williams D.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-006 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 3-6.
SECONDED: Leonard
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: SB17-006
TIME: 06:30:28 PM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-006 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED: Foote
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







06:32 PM



The committee took a recess.








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