Governor Polis Signs Bills Into Law

Friday, April 28, 2023

DENVER- Today, Governor Polis signed bills to make Colorado one of the ten safest states in the country and combat gun violence. 

“Today we are taking some important steps to help make Colorado one of the ten safest states, and building upon the ongoing work to make Colorado communities safer. Last year, I was proud to sign a comprehensive public safety plan of action into law to put Colorado on track to becoming one of the ten safest states in the nation, and this legislation today will improve public safety and reduce gun violence. I thank the bill sponsors for bringing this common-sense legislation to my desk,” said Colorado Governor Jared Polis.

Governor Polis signed the following bills into law:

  • HB23-1219 Waiting Period to Deliver a Firearm - Representatives Meg Froelich and Judy Amabile and Senators Tom Sullivan and Chris Hansen

  • SB23-168 Gun Violence Victims’ Access to Judicial System - Representatives Javier Mabrey and Jennifer Parenti and Senators Sonya Jaquez Lewis and Chris Kolker

  • SB23-169 Increasing Minimum Age To Purchase Firearms - House Majority Leader Monica Duran and Representative Eliza Hamrick and Senators Kyle Mullica and Jessie Danielson

  • SB23-170   Extreme Risk Protection Order Petitions - Representatives Jennifer Bacon and Mike Weissman and Senator Tom Sullivan and Senate President Steve Fenberg