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Bill Detail: SB24-131

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Title Prohibiting Carrying Firearms in Sensitive Spaces
Status Sent to the Governor (05/07/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
House Sponsors K. Brown (D)
M. Lindsay (D)
Senate Sponsors S. Jaquez Lewis (D)
C. Kolker (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 02/07/2024

The bill prohibits a person from carrying a firearm, both openly
and concealed, in public locations specified in the bill. A violation is an
unclassified misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum $250 fine; except
that a second or subsequent offense is punishable by a maximum $1,000
fine. The bill includes exceptions for law enforcement officers, members
of the United States armed forces or Colorado National Guard, security
personnel, firearms stored in locked containers in vehicles, and
possession for instruction in conjunction with an organized class,
extracurricular activity, or athletic team authorized by a college or
Existing law prohibits openly carrying a firearm within any polling
location or central count facility, or within 100 feet of a ballot drop box
or any building in which a polling location or central count facility is
located, while an election or any related ongoing election administration
activity is in progress. The bill prohibits carrying a firearm in any manner
at those locations.

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