Creates a new entity within Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDHPE) called the Office of Gun Violence Prevention.
This department will be asked to, "increase awareness of and educate the general public about, state and federal laws and existing resources relating to gun-violence prevention."
...increase the awareness of, and educate the general public about, state and federal laws and existing resources relating to gun-violence prevention.” That includes how to safely store guns, how to report a lost or stolen weapon, how to access mental health care and how to utilize Colorado’s Red Flag Law. They will also be tasked with so-called "evidence based" data collection.
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Health & Human Services Committee Hearing on HB21-1299
May 7, 2021
upon adjournment of morning session
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