A catalog of regulations and law related to use and carrying of firearms in public places.

Colorado General Assembly

Home page for the Colorado House and Senate. This website has links to find your legislators, find a bill, schedules for the House and Senate, and the status of bills.

How a Bill Becomes a Law in Colorado (video)

This YouTube video was prepared by the Colorado Office of Legislative Legal Services, which is a non-partisan, in-house counsel. It provides a description of the legislative process in Colorado from bill request through published statute.

Colorado Legislative Process

This is a pdf file by the Colorado Legislative Council that describes the legislative process in Colorado and explains how bills become laws.

Public Participation in the Legislative Process

This is a pdf file of a memorandum by the Colorado Legislative Council that provides guidance to the public about participating in the legislative process in Colorado.

Legislative Information (Open States)

Open States website is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state’s capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

Firearm and Weapons Related Statutes

Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Department of Public Safety website that provides links to numerous Colorado statutes related to firearms.

Colorado Gun Laws

Colorado State Patrol, Department of Public Safety website that provides information about possession and transportation of firearms, concealed weapon permits, and out-of-state permit reciprocity.

Colorado Gun Laws Overview

This is a pdf file of an overview of Colorado firearms laws compiled by Colorado Ceasefire.

Colorado House Bill 13-1228, Background Check Cost

This is a pdf file of Colorado House bill 13-1228; CONCERNING REQUIRING THE COLORADO BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO RECOUP THE COST OF PERFORMING AN INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO THE TRANSFER OF A FIREARM, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AND REDUCING AN APPROPRIATION.

Colorado House Bill 13-1229, Background Check for Transfer of a Firearm

This is a pdf file of Colorado House bill 13-1229; CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS PERFORMED PURSUANT TO THE TRANSFER OF A FIREARM, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.

Technical Guidance on the Interpretation and Application of House Bill 13-1224, Large-Capacity Magazine Ban

This is a pdf file of a letter from the Colorado Attorney General that provides technical guidance on how HB 13-1224 should be interpreted and enforced.

Additional Technical Guidance on the Interpretation and Application of House Bill 13-1224, Large-Capacity Magazine Ban

This is a pdf file of a letter from the Colorado Attorney General that provides additional technical guidance on how HB 13-1224 should be interpreted and enforced.

Wikipedia—Gun Laws in Colorado

Overview of Colorado firearms laws. The website includes a summary table of Colorado firearms laws and discussions of concealed carry and open carry laws.

Firearms FAQs

Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Department of Public Safety list of questions and answers related to firearms.

Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) FAQs

Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Department of Public Safety list of questions and answers related to concealed handgun permits.

Colorado Firearms Laws

Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence website that provides background information about Colorado firearms laws and links to numerous factsheets related to Colorado firearms laws.

Firearms (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Bureau and Law Enforcement website that provides an overview of federal firearms regulations, information and publications.

Federal Gun Laws

Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence overview website for federal firearms laws that provides links to numerous factsheets related to federal firearms laws.

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