Jared Polis, the governor of the state of Colorado, introduced two new laws with regard to gun regulations. The bills approved by him this Monday.
This action takes place after the mass shooting that took place in the state. It ended up killing nine civilians and one police officer. The incident took place on the 22nd of March this year at one of the grocery stores. This gave way to mass protests across the state with regard to gun regulations. Owing to this, the Democratic Governor, Jared Polis, took an action on the legislation.
Jared Polis Approved “Isabella Joy Thallas Act”
The members of the Democratic party who have control over both the Senate and the Colorado House worked for the passage of both the bills. It was done this month. It is to be noted that there was no support from the members of the Republican party with regard to the laws, neither in the state nor in the state House.
The name of the Senate Bill 78 got changed. It was renamed Isabella Joy Thallas Act. This action was taken in order for the victim of the shooting that took place in Denver in the year 2020. The casualty was 21 years old. As per the Jared Polis approved the law, the gun owner must report on losing the gun. And the report cannot be made after five days of the loss incident. If done so, then the person will be fined. As per the reports, “Thallas” was shot by a weapon that was stolen. However, there was no report made in case of the stolen weapon.
Jared Polis gave a statement with regard to the newly introduced laws. He stated that the laws in question can safeguard the lives of the people from any such incidents. He addressed the fact that the people who lost their lives cannot be brought back. The statement came in this Monday.