House Judiciary Committee
A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.
A bill addressing concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay municipal court fines cleared its first Colorado House committee.
Colorado lawmakers will debate a bill that tries to address concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay court fines.
Colorado’s public schools would be allowed to permit teachers to carry concealed weapons under a bill up for discussion Tuesday in the Legislature.
Colorado Democrats continue to hold the line against Republican attempts to roll back gun restrictions, voting again to turn down a proposal removing permit requirements to carry concealed weapons.
A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.
Cellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.
The Colorado House gave initial OK to requiring in-person training for conceal-carry permits and strengthening a ban on gun ownership by domestic-violence offenders.
A Democrat proposal to repeal the death penalty in Colorado failed amid uncertainty about whether Gov. John Hickenlooper would support the bill.
A man urging Colorado lawmakers to abolish capital punishment lifted a container holding some of his son’s ashes Tuesday and said the death penalty would not bring his son justice.