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File #: 22-0401    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2022 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 5/16/2022 Final action: 5/16/2022
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending the weapons and missiles division of the offenses chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code and the parks and recreation chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to prohibit firearms in city-owned or leased buildings and city parks. Amends Chapters 38 & 39 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to prohibit concealed carry within city parks and buildings owned by, leased by, or leased to the city. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 4-27-22.
Indexes: Emily Lapel
Attachments: 1. BR22 0401 CAO Concealed Carry, 2. BR22-0401 City Building Gun Prohibition (committee 4.pdf, 3. Concealed Carry FAQs, 4. BR22-0401 Q and A - follow up from 4.13 Safety Committee, 5. Concealed Carry PPT - Safety Cmte 4.13.22 - Updated, 6. City Building Gun Prohibition (committee 4.27), 7. Concealed Carry PPT - Safety Cmte 4.27.pdf, 8. 22-0401 Filed Bill_City Building Gun Prohibition, 9. 22-0401 Filed Bill_City Building Gun Prohibition, 10. CdeBaca Amendment 22-401 - final, 11. 22-0401 - signed, 12. 22-0401 For an ordinance amending the weapons and missiles division of the offenses
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 4/4/22

Requesting Agency: City Attorney
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Erica Rogers
Email Address: erica.rogers@denvergov.org
Phone Number:

Item Title & Description:
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These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A bill for an ordinance amending the weapons and missiles division of the offenses chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code and the parks and recreation chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to prohibit firearms in city-owned or leased buildings and city parks.
Amends Chapters 38 & 39 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to prohibit concealed carry within city parks and buildings owned by, leased by, or leased to the city. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 4-27-22.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

In 2021, the Colorado General Assembly passed SB21-256, entitled "Local Regulation of Firearms." The act declares that the regulation of firearms is a matter of state and local concern and permits local governments to enact laws that prohibit the carrying of concealed handguns in designated buildings or areas (even without metal detectors).

The proposed legislation implements the provisions of SB21-256 within the City and prohibits the carrying of firearms in any building or portion of a building that is owned by the city, ...

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