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Bill to Limit Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s Hours Scheduled for Hearing!

Friday, February 1, 2008

House Bill 1190, introduced by State Representative James Kerr (R-28), would eliminate the requirement that the Colorado Bureau of Investigation remain open for business for at least 12 hours on Sundays in order to process requests for instant criminal background checks.  If passed, HB 1190 will negatively impact firearm dealers and gun-shows by exacerbating wait times for purchasing a firearm, especially since most firearm purchases occur on weekends.

HB 1190 is scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, February 12.  Please contact the members of the committee and respectfully urge them to oppose HB 1190.

House Judiciary Committee:

State Representative Terrance Carroll (D-7), Chairman
(303) 866-2909
terrance.carroll.house@state.co.us

State Representative Debbie Stafford (D-40), Vice-Chairman
(303) 866-2944
debbie.stafford.house@state.co.us

State Representative Morgan Carroll (D-36)
(303) 866-2942
morgancarroll@webaccess.net

State Representative Bob Gardner (R-21)
(303) 866-2191
bob.gardner.house@state.co.us

State Representative Cheri Jahn (D-24)
(303) 866-5522
cheri.jahn.house@state.co.us

State Representative Andrew Kerr (D-26)
(303) 866-2923
akerrhd26@earthlink.net

State Representative Steve King (R-54)
(303) 866-3068
steve.king.house@state.co.us

State Representative Claire Levy (D-13)
(303) 866-2578
claire.levy.house@state.co.us

State Representative Rosemary Marshall (D-8)
(303) 866-2959
rosemary.marshall.house@state.co.us

State Representative Ellen Roberts (R-59)
(303) 866-2914
ellen.roberts.house@state.co.us

State Representative Amy Stephens (R-20)
(303) 866-2924
amy.stephens.house@state.co.us

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.