‘Isabella Joy Thallas Act’: Bill Requiring Owners To Report Stolen Guns Passes Colorado House

Colorado lawmakers in the House passed a bill requiring gun owners to report to law enforcement within five days of realizing their firearms have been lost or stolen. The bill was renamed the Isabella Joy Thallas Act, after the Denver woman who was murdered last summer with a stolen weapon that was never reported.

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- The Colorado State House has now passed a bill that would require gun owners to report any stolen or lost guns. The bill was also renamed the Isabella Joy Thallas Act today. Thallas, shot and killed last summer in Denver's Ball Park neighborhood. The suspect used a stolen gun that had not been reported. The bill says a missing weapon should be reported within five days. It now goes back to the state senate for further debate.