Do you really think there is any chance of a revote against it. They voted it in to get out of the hastle of issuing permits, The legislature would overturn if they tried, and they would be back to issuing permits again if they did. It's a done deal and nothing short of a march on the capital is going to change it. UNLESS--Maybe Bings, Silver, myself, Drake and a few others could run for commissioner or state office.
16 COMMISSIONER BOOP: With respect to the two proposed
17 amendments, I'll discuss the sunset provision amendment first. I've been on
18 this board for five years. I've been a municipal solicitor for 35. My
19 experience with sunset provisions is they simply do not work. You cannot
20 give something and then later, after there's been reliance on it, take it away.
21 So the sunset amendment in my opinion respectfully does nothing to add a
22 plus or a minus to the original proposal.
23 On the issue of the magnification or telescopic sights, one of the
24 arguments that I have heard in favor of this main proposal to allow crossbows
25 is that it will get the Commission out of the permit business on this issue.
26 Currently we're issuing somewhere around 60,000 of these permits, and it is a
27 bureaucratic problem for the agency and an expense. This amendment will
1 simply put us back in permit business in my opinion. Studies have shown that