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Colorado: Crucial Emergency Powers Bill to be Heard in Senate Committee on Monday

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

House Bill 1064, sponsored by state Representative Amy Stephens (R-20) and state Senator Steve King (R-7), was assigned to the Colorado Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee and is scheduled to be heard this Monday, March 5, at 1:30 p.m. in State Capitol Room 353.

NRA-drafted HB 1064 would prohibit the state or any government agency, during a declared state of emergency, from prohibiting or restricting the otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage, or display of a firearm or ammunition; seizing or confiscating a lawfully possessed firearm, or requiring registration of a firearm or ammunition for which registration is not otherwise required by law.

The Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee is well known for consistently defeating pro-gun legislation.  Do not let this critical legislation be another victim of this notoriously anti-gun committee.  Please call AND e-mail members of the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee TODAY and respectfully urge them SUPPORT HB 1064.  Committee member contact information can be found below:

Senator Rollie Heath (D-18), Chairman
303-866-4872
rollie.heath.senate@state.co.us

Senator Bob Bacon (D-14), Vice-Chairman
303-866-4841
bob.bacon.senate@state.co.us

Senator Betty Boyd (D-21)
303-866-4857
betty.boyd.senate@state.co.us

Senator Bill Cadman (R-10)
303-866-2737
bill.cadman.senate@state.co.us

Senator Kevin J. Grantham (R-2)
303-866-4877
kevin.grantham.senate@state.co.us

Senator Tim Neville (R-22)
303-866-4859
tim@nevilleforcolorado.com

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