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h_sa_2017a_2017-03-22t14:16:32z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/22/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-007



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment I). The chair ru

Postpone Senate Bill 17-007 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 17-007 to the Committee of the W


PASS

FAIL







06:43 PM -- SB17-007



The committee came back to order.



Representative Humphrey and Representative Saine, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 07-007. 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 answered questions from the committee.



06:49 PM --
Dan Murphy, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.



06:51 PM --
Tiaja Pierre, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



06:55 PM --
Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He referenced handouts he provided during his testimony on Senate Bill 17-005.





06:58 PM



Don Macalady provided written testimony to the committee in opposition to the bill (Attachment H).



17HouseState0322AttachH.pdf17HouseState0322AttachH.pdf



06:59 PM --
Myra Isenhart, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:02 PM --
Travis Couture-Lovelady, National Rifle Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Couture-Lovelady answered questions from the committee.



07:06 PM --
Ronald Pierre, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Pierre answered questions from the committee.



07:22 PM --
Ellie Cabell, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:25 PM --
Tom Mauser, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:30 PM --
Jane Dougherty, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:34 PM --
Jean Grattet, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:38 PM --
Tom Sullivan, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:42 PM --
Eileen McCarron, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:46 PM --
Joan Bradt, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:50 PM --
Gene Drumm, Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence, testified in opposition to the bill.



07:54 PM --
Michelle Beinlich, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.





07:58 PM



Representative Saine explained amendment L.002 (Attachment I). Representative Humphrey made comments about amendment L.002. The committee discussed amendment L.002.



17HouseState0322AttachI.pdf17HouseState0322AttachI.pdf



08:04 PM



Richard Sweetman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions from the committee. The committee continued discussion of amendment L.002.

BILL: SB17-007
TIME: 08:05:45 PM
MOVED: Humphrey
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment I). The chair ruled that the amendment did not fall under the title of the bill.
SECONDED: Williams D.
VOTE
Benavidez
Hooton
Humphrey
Leonard
Melton
Weissman
Williams D.
Lontine
Foote
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





08:05 PM



Representative Humphrey and Representative Saine made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments about the bill.

BILL: SB17-007
TIME: 08:24:20 PM
MOVED: Humphrey
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-007 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: SB17-007
TIME: 08:25:40 PM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-007 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







08:26 PM



The committee adjourned.








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