Today, NRA-backed House Bill 1048, legislation to repeal the unnecessary state-run background check system, passed in the Colorado House with bipartisan support on a 37 to 28 vote. HB 1048 now goes to the historically anti-gun state Senate, led by Senate President Brandon Shaffer (D-17). Senator Shaffer has continued to assign pro-gun legislation to the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee which has come to be known as the designated “kill committee” for all pro-Second Amendment legislation.
HB 1048, introduced by state Representative Mark Waller (R-15), would eliminate the duplicative state-run Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) InstaCheck system for the purchase of firearms and solely utilize the existing National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). By removing the CBI InstaCheck program, HB 1048 would save the state of
Please call AND e-mail Senator Shaffer TODAY and respectfully request that he assign HB 1048 to a committee in which it will receive a fair hearing and vote, and not be assigned to the anti-gun
You can call Senator Shaffer at (303) 866-3342 and e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.