The measure also extends the 30-day deadline to 60 days for the bureau to review and make a final decision in an appeal from an individual denied a firearms transfer following a background check.
The House had first approved the bill in May with the support one Republican
, House Minority Leader Hugh McKean
, WHO 前記 he voted in favor of the measure by mistake
. The Senate had passed the House bill on a party-line vote in late May after amending it
The Democratic-led Colorado legislature on Thursday passed Senate Bill 256
, which would repeal a state law prohibiting a local government from imposing bans on the sale
, purchase or possession of a firearm
. The bill would allow a local government to enact ordinances or regulations banning a firearm so long as it’s
“not less restrictive
” than state laws
The House tweaked the bill last week and passed the amended version Thursday, sending it back to the Senate for final passage that day.
The legislature also gave final approval to a bill
, House Bill 1299
, that would create the
“Office of Gun Violence Prevention
” within Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment
. The office will
“coordinate and promote effective efforts to reduce gun violence and related traumas and promote research regarding causes of
, and evidence-based responses to
, gun violence.
The bill passed the Senate last Tuesday by a party-line vote.
One House Democratic lawmaker, 担当者. Donald Valdez, broke with his party to vote against SB 256 and HB 1299, but supported the bill that would expand firearm transfer background check requirements.
A separate bill passed by the legislature last Tuesday seeks to strengthen the procedures for someone subjected to a civil protection order for a domestic violence act to relinquish their firearms
4月中, Polis signed two bills into law tightening gun regulations
— one that requires gun owners to report their lost or stolen firearms within five days and another that mandates owners to
“responsibly and securely
” store their firearms when not in use
, to prevent juveniles and other unauthorized users from accessing them
No Republican lawmakers voted for either of those two bills.
CNN has reached out to Polis’ office about the latest round of bills sent to his desk.
Meanwhile on Monday
, the US Justice Department proposed to clarify the restrictions on stabilizing braces that transform a pistol into a short-barreled rifle
The makeshift short-barreled rifle was used in the Boulder mass shooting, a Justice Department official told CNN on Monday.