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HB 1064 - Prohibits Gun Restrictions During Emergencies - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (45-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Gun Restrictions During Emergencies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the state from seizing or confiscating residents' firearms or ammunition in a state of emergency.

  • Prohibits any person acting on behalf of the state from performing the following actions during a declared state of emergency (Sec 1):
    • Prohibiting or restricting the otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage, or display of a firearm or ammunition;  
    • Confiscating or seizing a firearm or ammunition unless the person is acting in self-defense or in defense of another, arresting a person in possession of a firearm or ammunition, or seizing the firearm or ammunition as evidence of a crime; or
    • Requiring registration of a firearm or ammunition for which registration is not otherwise required by state law.
  • Specifies that these prohibitions shall not apply to the commercial sale of firearms or ammunition if authority has ordered evacuation or general closure of business in the area (Sec 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Gun Restrictions During Emergencies



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