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2017 Passed State Gun Legislation

These are state level fiream related bills that have passed. Billls are archived by the year they were signed into law.

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Arkansas HB1895

Title: Concerning The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Inside A Courthouse.

Description: Concerning The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Inside A Courthouse.

Last Action: Notification that HB1895 is now Act 1090

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Arkansas HB2020

Title: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Concealed Handgun; And To Amend ยง 5-73-122.

Description: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Concealed Handgun; And To Amend ยง 5-73-122.

Last Action: Notification that HB2020 is now Act 1087

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Arkansas HB2110

Title: Concerning The Requirements For A Concealed Handgun License For A Current Or Former Member Of The United States Armed Forces; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Description: Concerning The Requirements For A Concealed Handgun License For A Current Or Former Member Of The United States Armed Forces; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Last Action: Notification that HB2110 is now Act 1017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas SB37

Title: Permitting A Concealed Carry Licensee To Possess A Concealed Handgun In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Description: Permitting A Concealed Carry Licensee To Possess A Concealed Handgun In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Last Action: Notification that SB37 is now Act 1071

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas HB1367

Title: Concerning An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Or A Retired Law Enforcement Officer Carrying A Concealed Handgun; And Concerning Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Description: Concerning An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Or A Retired Law Enforcement Officer Carrying A Concealed Handgun; And Concerning Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Last Action: Notification that HB1367 is now Act 957

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Arkansas SB724

Title: Concerning Possession Of A Concealed Handgun On The Premises And On The Grounds Of A Teaching Hospital And Other Locations; And Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun At A Private University Or Private College.

Description: Concerning Possession Of A Concealed Handgun On The Premises And On The Grounds Of A Teaching Hospital And Other Locations; And Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun At A Private University Or Private College.

Last Action: Notification that SB724 is now Act 859

Last Action Date: April 4, 2017

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Arkansas HB1249

Title: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun In A Public University, Public College, Or Community College Building And Concerning Privileges Associated With An Enhanced License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun In A Public University, Public College, Or Community College Building And Concerning Privileges Associated With An Enhanced License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1249 is now Act 562

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

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Arkansas HB1362

Title: Concerning The Rights Of A Concealed Handgun Licensee.

Description: Concerning The Rights Of A Concealed Handgun Licensee.

Last Action: Notification that HB1362 is now Act 486

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Arkansas HB1320

Title: To Make Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code Concerning Criminal Offenses And The Criminal Law.

Description: To Make Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code Concerning Criminal Offenses And The Criminal Law.

Last Action: Notification that HB1320 is now Act 333

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

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Arkansas HB1039

Title: Concerning Possession Of A Defaced Firearm Manufactured Prior To January 1, 1968.

Description: Concerning Possession Of A Defaced Firearm Manufactured Prior To January 1, 1968.

Last Action: Notification that HB1039 is now Act 73

Last Action Date: February 1, 2017

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Arizona HB2216

Title: Prohibited firearm tracking; classification

Description: Prohibited firearm tracking; classification

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Arizona HB2244

Title: Initiatives; standard of review; handbook

Description: Initiatives; standard of review; handbook

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: April 14, 2017

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Arizona SB1344

Title: Firearms; state preemption; employees

Description: Firearms; state preemption; employees

Last Action: Chapter 148

Last Action Date: April 12, 2017

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District of Columbia B22-0157

Title: Stun Gun Regulation Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2017

Description: Stun Gun Regulation Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2017

Last Action: Act A22-0031, Expires on June 24, 2017 Published in DC Register Vol 64 and Page 3084

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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Florida S0502

Title: Florida Statutes

Description: Deleting provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2017-3

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Georgia HB406

Title: Weapons; reciprocity of recognizing and giving effect to licenses to carry from other states; revise requirements

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-126 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to having or carrying handguns, long guns, or other weapons, license requirement, exceptions for homes, motor vehicles, private property, and other locations and conditions, so as to revise the requirements for the reciprocity of recognizing and giving effect to licenses to carry from other states; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Iowa HF517

Title: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 133.) Effective 7-1-17, with exception of sections 28, 29, Division VI and section 51 effective 4-13-17.

Description: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 133.) Effective 7-1-17, with exception of sections 28, 29, Division VI and section 51 effective 4-13-17.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 1009.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Iowa SF405

Title: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1132.) Various effective dates; see section 169 of bill.

Description: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1132.) Various effective dates; see section 169 of bill.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 952.

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Idaho H0093

Title: Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding who may carry a concealed weapon.

Description: CONCEALED WEAPONS -- Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding who may carry a concealed weapon.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on April 4, 2017 Session Law Chapter 231 Effective: 07/01/2017

Last Action Date: April 4, 2017

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Illinois HR0015

Title: REPLICA GUN-CONGRESS REGULATE

Description: Urges Congress to require replica gun manufacturers to design these guns to be bright colors.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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Illinois HR0008

Title: RAIL FREIGHT FIREARM LAWS

Description: Urges Congress to strengthen national freight laws for cars carrying firearms across state lines.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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Indiana SB0043

Title: Firearms matters. Removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies, or rules prohibiting the keeping of firearms on employer property may be enforced. Provides that a penal facility shall require an employee to: (1) secure the employee's firearm or ammunition, or both, in a locked case; and (2) store the firearm or ammunition in the trunk or glove compartment or out of plain sight in the employee's locked vehicle. Permits certain employees of the general assembly and members of the Indiana lobby registration commission to carry a handgun within the state capitol building and on

Description: Firearms matters. Removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies, or rules prohibiting the keeping of firearms on employer property may be enforced. Provides that a penal facility shall require an employee to: (1) secure the employee's firearm or ammunition, or both, in a locked case; and (2) store the firearm or ammunition in the trunk or glove compartment or out of plain sight in the employee's locked vehicle. Permits certain employees of the general assembly and members of the Indiana lobby registration commission to carry a handgun within the state capitol building and on

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: April 26, 2017

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Indiana HB1095

Title: Plastic-coated ammunition. Defines "armor-piercing ammunition", and prohibits certain persons from possessing, manufacturing, selling, or delivering armor piercing ammunition. Repeals a superseded provision concerning armor piercing handgun ammunition.

Description: Plastic-coated ammunition. Defines "armor-piercing ammunition", and prohibits certain persons from possessing, manufacturing, selling, or delivering armor piercing ammunition. Repeals a superseded provision concerning armor piercing handgun ammunition.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: April 24, 2017

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Indiana SB0191

Title: Firearms matters. Establishes a procedure for the return or disposal of certain firearms in the custody of a law enforcement agency.

Description: Firearms matters. Establishes a procedure for the return or disposal of certain firearms in the custody of a law enforcement agency.

Last Action: Public Law 101

Last Action Date: April 21, 2017

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Indiana SB0344

Title: Possession of a firearm by an illegal alien. Provides that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States and knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm commits unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien, a Level 6 felony.

Description: Possession of a firearm by an illegal alien. Provides that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States and knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm commits unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien, a Level 6 felony.

Last Action: Public Law 63

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Indiana SB0013

Title: Use of firearms to secure loans. Repeals the statute prohibiting the use of a firearm as a security.

Description: Use of firearms to secure loans. Repeals the statute prohibiting the use of a firearm as a security.

Last Action: Public Law 37

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Indiana HB1250

Title: Handgun licenses and law enforcement officers. Provides that police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government who have 20 or more years of service are entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun in Indiana. (Current law states police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government must have been honorably retired by a lawfully created pension board or its equivalent after 20 or more years of service to be entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun.) Provides that these individuals are exempt from

Description: Handgun licenses and law enforcement officers. Provides that police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government who have 20 or more years of service are entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun in Indiana. (Current law states police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government must have been honorably retired by a lawfully created pension board or its equivalent after 20 or more years of service to be entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun.) Provides that these individuals are exempt from

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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Kentucky HB417

Title: AN ACT relating to interference with an authorized individual's right to concealed carry.

Description: Amend KRS 237.137 to provide that it is a violation to prevent a person authorized to concealed carry from doing so on a permitted property; establish fines.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 182)

Last Action Date: April 11, 2017

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Kentucky SR97

Title: Support and encourage the enactment of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017; direct the clerk to send a copy to the Kentucky delegation in the Congress of the United States.

Description: Support and encourage the enactment of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017; direct the clerk to send a copy to the Kentucky delegation in the Congress of the United States.

Last Action: adopted by voice vote

Last Action Date: March 6, 2017

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Maryland SB23

Title: Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police Officers

Description: Authorizing the Secretary of State Police to establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun that coincides with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for a specified private detective, specified security guard, or specified special police officer.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maryland HB162

Title: Public Safety - Firearm Application

Description: Repealing a requirement that a firearm application contain a copy of the applicant's handgun qualification license; and requiring that a firearm application contain the applicant's handgun qualification license number, with a specified exception.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maryland HB877

Title: Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police Officers

Description: Authorizing the Secretary of State Police to establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun that coincides with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for a specified private detective, specified security guard, or specified special police officer.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 191

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maryland SB16

Title: Public Safety - Firearm Application

Description: Repealing a requirement that a firearm application contain a copy of the applicant's handgun qualification license; and requiring that a firearm application contain the applicant's handgun qualification license number, with a specified exception.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 192

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Montana HB273

Title: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Description: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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North Dakota 1233

Title: Possessing a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering; to provide for a legislative management study; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection? 2 of section? 62.1-04-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to licenses to carry concealed weapons; to amend and reenact subdivision? m of subsection? 2 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possessing a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering; to provide for a legislative management study; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/17

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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North Dakota 1419

Title: AN ACT to provide an appropriation for a shooting sports grant program.

Description: AN ACT to provide an appropriation for a shooting sports grant program.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/14

Last Action Date: April 17, 2017

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North Dakota 1395

Title: Dangerous weapons and retired law enforcement officers; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsections? 1 and? 7 of section 62.1-01-01, subsection? 1 of section 62.1-02-04, subdivision? m of subsection? 2 of section 62.1-02-05, and section 62.1-04-04 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to dangerous weapons and retired law enforcement officers; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/11

Last Action Date: April 12, 2017

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North Dakota 1279

Title: Possession of a firearm; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection? 2 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of a firearm; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/11

Last Action Date: April 12, 2017

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North Dakota 1402

Title: The surrender of firearms or other dangerous weapons pursuant to domestic violence protection orders.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 4 of section 14-07.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the surrender of firearms or other dangerous weapons pursuant to domestic violence protection orders.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/30

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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North Dakota 1273

Title: Possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/29

Last Action Date: March 30, 2017

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North Dakota 2125

Title: Possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/29

Last Action Date: March 30, 2017

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North Dakota 1169

Title: Carrying concealed firearms or dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection? 2 of section 62.1-03-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to carrying a handgun; to amend and reenact sections 62.1-04-02 and 62.1-04-04 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to carrying concealed firearms or dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/23

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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North Dakota 2309

Title: The issuance, transmittal, and registry of protection orders and orders prohibiting contact.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 14-07.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the establishment of a domestic violence court pilot project; and to amend and reenact section 12-60-23, subsection 9 of section 12.1-31.2-01, subsections 1 and 3 of section 12.1-31.2-02, section 14-07.1-02, and subsections 4 and 5 of section 14-07.1-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the issuance, transmittal, and registry of protection orders and orders prohibiting contact.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/14

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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Nebraska LB133

Title: Change and eliminate provisions regarding cities of the second class and villages

Description: Change and eliminate provisions regarding cities of the second class and villages

Last Action: Approved by Governor on March 29, 2017

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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New Hampshire SB12

Title: Repealing the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.

Description: Repealing the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on 02/22/2017; Chapter 0001; Effective 02/22/2017

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

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New Jersey S2483

Title: Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by certain persons; provides for minimum terms of incarceration for offenders who commit physically violent acts.

Description: Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by certain persons; provides for minimum terms of incarceration for offenders who commit physically violent acts.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2016, c.91.

Last Action Date: January 9, 2017

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Oklahoma SB833

Title: Multiple versions of statutes; amending, merging, consolidating and repealing multiple versions of statutes.

Description: Multiple versions of statutes; amending, merging, consolidating and repealing multiple versions of statutes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/13/2017

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Oklahoma SB36

Title: Firearms; definitions. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; definitions. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/10/2017

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Oklahoma HB1428

Title: Crimes and punishments; creating Handgun Carry Military Age Exemption Act; modifying certain eligibility requirement; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; creating Handgun Carry Military Age Exemption Act; modifying certain eligibility requirement; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/06/2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Tennessee SB0024

Title: As introduced, exempts active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or special forces from handgun carry permit firing range requirements. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As introduced, exempts active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or special forces from handgun carry permit firing range requirements. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Signed by Governor.

Last Action Date: April 24, 2017

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Tennessee SB0229

Title: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Description: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 127

Last Action Date: April 19, 2017

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Tennessee HB0061

Title: As introduced, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As introduced, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Signed by Governor.

Last Action Date: April 19, 2017

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Tennessee HB0688

Title: As introduced, expands the exception to unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition to include carrying or possession in a recreational vehicle or motorized boat; clarifies that the exception includes a loaded firearm, as well as a firearm or ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1307.

Description: As introduced, expands the exception to unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition to include carrying or possession in a recreational vehicle or motorized boat; clarifies that the exception includes a loaded firearm, as well as a firearm or ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1307.

Last Action: Signed by Governor.

Last Action Date: April 19, 2017

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Tennessee HB1112

Title: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Description: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 127

Last Action Date: April 19, 2017

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Utah HB0248

Title: Domestic Violence Related Amendments

Description: Domestic Violence Related Amendments

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Utah SB0245

Title: Second Amendment Special License Plates

Description: Second Amendment Special License Plates

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Utah HB0252

Title: Disposal of Firearms

Description: Disposal of Firearms

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Utah HB0198

Title: Concealed Carry Amendments

Description: Concealed Carry Amendments

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 23, 2017

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Utah HB0206

Title: Domestic Violence -- Weapons Restrictions

Description: Domestic Violence -- Weapons Restrictions

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 23, 2017

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Utah HB0174

Title: Firearm Records Protection Amendments

Description: Firearm Records Protection Amendments

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

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Utah SB0028

Title: Repeal of Health and Human Services Reports

Description: Repeal of Health and Human Services Reports

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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Virginia SB1008

Title: Barrier crimes; clarifies individual crimes, criminal history records checks.

Description: Criminal history records checks; barrier crimes. Clarifies the individual crimes that constitute a barrier for (i) individuals seeking employment at nursing homes, home care organizations, hospices, state facilities, and private providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, community services boards, behavioral health authorities, assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, children's welfare agencies, family day homes approved by family day systems, and children's residential facilities; (ii) applicants for licensure, registration, or approval as assisted living facilities, child welfare agencies, or family day homes approved by family day systems; (iii) individuals with whom a local board of social services or child-placing agency is considering placing a child on an emergency, temporary, or permanent basis; (iv) foster and adoptive homes seeking approval from child-placing agencies; and (v) providers of adult services and adult foster care seeking approval by the Department of Social Services. The bill also adds certain offenses to the list of barrier crimes.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0809)

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Virginia SB1533

Title: Antique firearms; possession by nonviolent felons.

Description: Possession of antique firearms; nonviolent felons. Permits nonviolent felons to possess, transport, and carry muzzle-loading firearms and black powder in a quantity not exceeding five pounds if it is intended to be used solely for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes in muzzle-loading firearms.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)

Last Action Date: March 27, 2017

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Virginia SB904

Title: VWC; permits commissioners and deputy commissioners to carry a concealed weapon.

Description: Carrying weapon into courthouse; Workers' Compensation commissioner or deputy commissioner exempt. Provides an exception from the prohibition against carrying a weapon into courthouses in the Commonwealth for a commissioner or deputy commissioner of the Workers' Compensation Commission while in the conduct of official duties.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Virginia HB2424

Title: Concealed weapons; carrying of firearms by former attorneys for the Commonwealth, etc.

Description: Carrying concealed weapons; former attorneys for the Commonwealth and assistant attorneys for the Commonwealth. Exempts from the prohibition on carrying a concealed handgun a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for the Commonwealth who (i) was not terminated for cause and served at least 10 years prior to his retirement or resignation; (ii) during the most recent 12-month period, has met, at his own expense, the standards for qualification in firearms training for active law-enforcement officers in the Commonwealth; (iii) carries with him written proof of consultation with and favorable review of the need to carry a concealed handgun issued by the attorney for the Commonwealth from whose office he retired or resigned; and (iv) meets the requirements of a "qualified retired law enforcement officer" pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (18 U.S.C. ยง 926C). The bill provides that a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for the Commonwealth who has received such proof of consultation and favorable review shall have the opportunity to annually participate, at his expense, in the same training and testing to carry firearms as is required of active law-enforcement officers in the Commonwealth.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0689)

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Virginia HB2429

Title: Firearms; purchase, possession, or transportation.

Description: Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms; petition to restore right. Provides that any person who is not a resident of the Commonwealth and who is prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting any firearm in the Commonwealth due to an acquittal by reason of insanity, being adjudicated mentally incompetent or incapacitated, or being involuntarily admitted or ordered to outpatient treatment may petition for the restoration of such rights in the general district court of the city or county in which the most recent of such proceedings occurred. Current law provides that a person so prohibited may petition for the restoration of such rights in the general district court of the city or county in which he resides.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Virginia HB1938

Title: Slingbow hunting; authorizes use to hunt small and big game.

Description: Slingbow hunting; license. Authorizes the use of a slingbow to hunt deer and small game when a hunter is licensed to hunt with a bow and arrow.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0530)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Virginia HB1392

Title: School security officers; carrying a firearm in performance of duties.

Description: School security officers; carrying a firearm in performance of duties. Authorizes a school security officer to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties if (i) within 10 years immediately prior to being hired by the local school board he was an active law-enforcement officer in the Commonwealth; (ii) he retired or resigned from his position as a law-enforcement officer in good standing; (iii) he meets the training and qualifications to carry a concealed handgun as a retired law-enforcement officer; (iv) he has met the additional training and certification requirements of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS); (v) the local school board solicits input from the chief law-enforcement officer of the locality regarding the qualifications of the school security officer and receives verification from such chief law-enforcement officer that the school security officer is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing, purchasing, or transporting a firearm; and (vi) the local school board grants him the authority to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties. The bill requires DCJS to establish additional firearms training and certification requirements for school security officers who carry a firearm in the performance of their duties. Existing law requires DCJS to establish minimum training and certification requirements for school security officers.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

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Virginia HB2325

Title: Concealed handgun permit; application for permit requires photo identification.

Description: Application for a concealed handgun permit; photo identification. Requires applicants for a concealed handgun permit to present one valid form of government-issued photo identification issued by a governmental agency of the Commonwealth or by the U.S. Department of Defense or U.S. State Department (passport). The bill removes the requirement that the application be made under oath before a notary.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0237)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia HB2369

Title: Concealed handgun permit; change of address.

Description: Concealed handgun permit; change of address. Replaces the requirement that a concealed carry permit holder present proof of a new address with a requirement that the permit holder present written notice of the change of address on a form provided by the Department of State Police for a court to issue a replacement concealed handgun permit due to a change of address.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0238)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia SB953

Title: Muzzleloader firearms; definition.

Description: Muzzleloader firearms; definition. Incorporates the Virginia criminal law definition of a muzzleloader into the current statutory definitions of muzzleloading pistol, muzzleloading rifle, and muzzleloading shotgun located in Title 29.1 (Game, Inland Fisheries and Boating).

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0161)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia SB1465

Title: Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry.

Description: Carrying a concealed handgun; retired conservation officers. Adds conservation officers retired from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired persons eligible to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. This bill is identical to HB 2308.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0243)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia SB889

Title: Concealed handgun permit fees; exemptions; retired probation and parole officers.

Description: Concealed handgun permit fees; exemptions; retired probation and parole officers. Exempts retired probation and parole officers who have completed 15 years of service from concealed handgun permit application fees.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0241)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia HB1466

Title: Concealed handgun permits; expiration notice.

Description: Renewal of concealed handgun permits; notice. Provides that if a clerk has an electronic system for the application for and issuance of concealed handgun permits and such system has the capability of sending electronic notices to a permit holder, the clerk shall send the permit holder an electronic email notice that the permit will expire at least 90 days prior to such expiration. The bill provides that such notice shall be sent only if the applicant provides his email or other electronic address on his permit application, which shall request but not require this information. The bill provides further that any failure to send or receive such notice does not extend the validity of the existing permit beyond its expiration date.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0099)

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

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Virginia HB2308

Title: Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry.

Description: Carrying a concealed handgun; retired conservation officers. Adds conservation officers retired from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired persons eligible to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. This bill is identical to SB 1465.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

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Virginia HB1849

Title: Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements.

Description: Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements. Provides that a concealed handgun permit shall be of a size comparable to a Virginia driver's license and may be laminated or use a similar process to protect the permit. Current law requires that the permit be no larger than two inches wide by three and one-fourth inches long.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)

Last Action Date: February 17, 2017

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West Virginia HB2679

Title: Relating to the possession of firearms in parks and park facilities

Description: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit county park commissions from prohibiting firearms in their facilities and to clarify that a firearm may be carried by a person for self defense in state parks, state forests and state recreational areas managed by the Department of Natural Resources, provided that such person is not otherwise prohibited from possessing firearms.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 4/26/17

Last Action Date: April 26, 2017

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West Virginia SB388

Title: Relating to dangerous weapons

Description: The purpose of this bill is to identify additional persons who may possess firearms on school property.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 4/26/17 - House Journal

Last Action Date: April 9, 2017

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West Virginia HR11

Title: Supporting and encouraging the enactment of the federal Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Description: Supporting and encouraging the enactment of the federal Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Last Action: Completed legislative action

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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Wyoming HB0194

Title: School safety and security.

Description: AN ACT relating to school safety and security; allowing possession of firearms by school district employees on school property; providing rulemaking authority to school districts; specifying confidentiality of records; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 209 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Wyoming HB0231

Title: Firearm possession-allow felons antique firearms.

Description: AN ACT relating to firearms; allowing those having previously plead guilty or been convicted of a felony to possess antique firearms; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 185 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017

Last Action Date: March 10, 2017

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Wyoming HB0090

Title: Concealed weapons-military family applicants.

Description: AN ACT relating to concealed weapons; providing a procedure for military spouses of persons in active military service to apply for a concealed weapons permit as specified; requiring rulemaking; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 114 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017

Last Action Date: March 6, 2017

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