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2015 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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Alabama HB47

Title: Firearms, pistols, sale of or delivery to minor, record-keeping and administrative requirements, certain provisions eliminated, Secs. 13A-11-57, 13A-11-61.2, 13A-11-72, 13A-11-76, 13A-11-79, 22-52-10.8, 40-12-143 am'd.

Description: Firearms, pistols, sale of or delivery to minor, record-keeping and administrative requirements, certain provisions eliminated, Secs. 13A-11-57, 13A-11-61.2, 13A-11-72, 13A-11-76, 13A-11-79, 22-52-10.8, 40-12-143 am'd.

Last Action: Delivered to Governor at 3:54 p.m. on June 4, 2015.

Last Action Date: June 4, 2015

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Alabama SB305

Title: Jackson Co., firearms, sheriff authorize to sell abandoned or stolen firearms to highest bidder under certain conditions, Sec. 45-36-231.02 am'd.

Description: Jackson Co., firearms, sheriff authorize to sell abandoned or stolen firearms to highest bidder under certain conditions, Sec. 45-36-231.02 am'd.

Last Action: Assigned Act No. 2015-91.

Last Action Date: April 23, 2015

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Arkansas SB159

Title: To Permit A County Employee Who Works In The Courthouse And Who Is Also A Concealed Carry Licensee To Carry A Concealed Handgun In A County Courthouse.

Description: To Permit A County Employee Who Works In The Courthouse And Who Is Also A Concealed Carry Licensee To Carry A Concealed Handgun In A County Courthouse.

Last Action: Notification that SB159 is now Act 1259

Last Action Date: April 9, 2015

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Arkansas SB123

Title: Making Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code.

Description: Making Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code.

Last Action: Notification that SB123 is now Act 1155

Last Action Date: April 8, 2015

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Arkansas HB1432

Title: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Into A Polling Place.

Description: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Into A Polling Place.

Last Action: Notification that HB1432 is now Act 1175

Last Action Date: April 7, 2015

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Arkansas HB1240

Title: Concerning The Use Of Deadly Physical Force In Defense Of A Person; And Concerning Civil Liability Protection.

Description: Concerning The Use Of Deadly Physical Force In Defense Of A Person; And Concerning Civil Liability Protection.

Last Action: Notification that HB1240 is now Act 1073

Last Action Date: April 6, 2015

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Arkansas HB1505

Title: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun On Certain Public Property As Well As In Certain Publicly Maintained Parking Lots By A Concealed Carry Licensee.

Description: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun On Certain Public Property As Well As In Certain Publicly Maintained Parking Lots By A Concealed Carry Licensee.

Last Action: Notification that HB1505 is now Act 1078

Last Action Date: April 6, 2015

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Arkansas HB1864

Title: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun By An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer.

Description: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun By An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer.

Last Action: Notification that HB1864 is now Act 958

Last Action Date: April 2, 2015

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Arkansas HB1372

Title: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun By A Concealed Handgun Licensee On The Property Of A Private School.

Description: Concerning The Carrying Of A Concealed Handgun By A Concealed Handgun Licensee On The Property Of A Private School.

Last Action: Notification that HB1372 is now Act 933

Last Action Date: April 2, 2015

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Arkansas HB1203

Title: Concerning The Use Of Deadly Physical Force In Defense Of A Person.

Description: Concerning The Use Of Deadly Physical Force In Defense Of A Person.

Last Action: Notification that HB1203 is now Act 828

Last Action Date: March 31, 2015

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Arkansas HB1488

Title: Concerning The Requirement That The Chief Law Enforcement Officer Of A Jurisdiction Make Certain Certifications Concerning The Receipt Or Manufacture Of A Firearm.

Description: Concerning The Requirement That The Chief Law Enforcement Officer Of A Jurisdiction Make Certain Certifications Concerning The Receipt Or Manufacture Of A Firearm.

Last Action: Notification that HB1488 is now Act 720

Last Action Date: March 30, 2015

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Arkansas SB612

Title: To Extend Second Amendment Rights To Persons Legally Residing In Arkansas; Concerning Residency Requirements To Receive A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: To Extend Second Amendment Rights To Persons Legally Residing In Arkansas; Concerning Residency Requirements To Receive A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that SB612 is now Act 649

Last Action Date: March 25, 2015

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Arkansas HB1606

Title: To Allow The Arkansas Commission On Law Enforcement Standards And Training To Award The Service Pistol Carried By A Certified Law Enforcement Officer To The Officer Or His Or Her Spouse Upon The Officer's Retirement Or Death.

Description: To Allow The Arkansas Commission On Law Enforcement Standards And Training To Award The Service Pistol Carried By A Certified Law Enforcement Officer To The Officer Or His Or Her Spouse Upon The Officer's Retirement Or Death.

Last Action: Notification that HB1606 is now Act 391

Last Action Date: March 12, 2015

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Arkansas SB197

Title: To Exempt Certain Customer And Critical Infrastructure Records Of Municipally Owned Utility Systems From Disclosure; And To Declare An Emergency.

Description: To Exempt Certain Customer And Critical Infrastructure Records Of Municipally Owned Utility Systems From Disclosure; And To Declare An Emergency.

Last Action: Notification that SB197 is now Act 186

Last Action Date: February 25, 2015

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Arkansas HB1190

Title: Concerning Requirements For A Concealed Carry Permit; And Concerning A Concealed Carry Permit For Persons Between Eighteen And Twenty-one Years Of Age Who Are Current Or Former Military.

Description: Concerning Requirements For A Concealed Carry Permit; And Concerning A Concealed Carry Permit For Persons Between Eighteen And Twenty-one Years Of Age Who Are Current Or Former Military.

Last Action: Notification that HB1190 is now Act 105

Last Action Date: February 19, 2015

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Arizona SB1189

Title: Firearm possession; setting aside conviction

Description: Firearm possession; setting aside conviction

Last Action: Chapter 228

Last Action Date: April 9, 2015

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Arizona HB2274

Title: Emergency and military affairs omnibus

Description: Emergency and military affairs omnibus

Last Action: Chapter 208

Last Action Date: April 6, 2015

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Arizona HB2527

Title: Prohibited laws, rules, ordinances; firearms

Description: Prohibited laws, rules, ordinances; firearms

Last Action: Chapter 126

Last Action Date: March 30, 2015

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Arizona HB2300

Title: Firearms; prosecutors; law enforcement officers

Description: Firearms; prosecutors; law enforcement officers

Last Action: Chapter 52

Last Action Date: March 23, 2015

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California AB1134

Title: Firearms: concealed firearm licenses.

Description: An act to amend Section 26150 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 785, Statutes of 2015.

Last Action Date: October 11, 2015

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California SB707

Title: Firearms: gun-free school zone.

Description: An act to amend Sections 626.9 and 30310 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 766, Statutes of 2015.

Last Action Date: October 10, 2015

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California AB731

Title: Maintenance of the codes.

Description: An act to amend Sections 4115, 4120, 4201, 7590.2, 8538, 12518, 19556, 19599, 19605.7, 25350, 25503.6, and 25608 of, to amend and renumber Sections 1626.5, 7588.2, and 17550.42 of, to repeal Sections 125.3, 1917.2, 4945, 5082.5, 5095, 7000.6, 17530.6, and 18897.8 of, and to repeal the heading of Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 316) of Chapter 4 of Division 1 of, the Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 51, 56.36, 3486, 5910, and 5915 of, to repeal Sections 1936.5, 2923.55, 2924.19, 2924.20, and 2934a of, and to repeal Title 17 (commencing with Section 3272) of Part 4 of Division 3 of, the Civil Code, to amend Sections 398, 629, 1277, and 2030.010 of, to repeal Section 116.222 of, to repeal the heading of Article 5 (commencing with Section 142) of Chapter 6 of Title 1 of Part 1 of, and to repeal the heading of Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 156) of Title 2 of Part 1 of, the Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Section 9321.1 of, and to amend the heading of Part 6 (commencing with Section 3601) of Division 3 of, the Commercial Code, to amend Sections 5047, 25620, 31116, 31121, and 31158 of, and to amend and renumber Section 12637 of, the Corporations Code, to amend Sections 1313, 2575, 2577, 8261, 8273.1, 8363.1, 8450, 8483.55, 8490.1, 9004, 17199.4, 17592.74, 32282, 35035, 35735.1, 41020, 42127, 42238.15, 42800, 44252, 44277, 44932, 44939, 44940, 44944, 44944.05, 44944.3, 46116, 47605, 47605.1, 47605.6, 47614.5, 47651, 48003, 48297, 48321, 48900.9, 49452.9, 51747.3, 52064.5, 52852, 66281.7, 67386, 69437, 70022, 70037, 76030, 78261.5, 82542, 87782, 87784.5, 88207.5, 89005, 89295, 89500.7, 89770, 92611.7, 92675, 94143, 94145.5, and 94880 of, to amend and renumber Sections 38047.5, 38047.6, 39672, 41207.3, and 66261.5 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Article 7 (commencing with Section 66080) of Chapter 2 of Part 40 of Division 5 of Title 3 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 19900) of Part 11 of Division 1 of Title 1 of, to repeal Sections 8350.5 and 41851.1 of, to repeal the heading of Article 2 (commencing with Section 12210) of Chapter 2 of Part 8 of Division 1 of Title 1 of, to repeal the heading of Article 1 (commencing with Section 32200) of Chapter 2 of Part 19 of Division 1 of Title 1 of, to repeal the heading of Article 7 (commencing with Section 33390) of Chapter 3 of Part 20 of Division 2 of Title 2 of, to repeal the headings of Article 3 (commencing with Section 46330) and Article 4 (commencing with Section 46340) of Chapter 3 of Part 26 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 2 (commencing with Section 48810) of Chapter 5 of Part 27 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 8 (commencing with Section 54750) of Chapter 9 of Part 29 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 7 (commencing with Section 68090) of Chapter 1 of Part 41 of Division 5 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Article 3 (commencing with Section 72632) of Chapter 6 of Part 45 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Article 8 (commencing with Section 78310) of Chapter 2 of Part 48 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Article 3 (commencing with Section 78440) of Chapter 3 of Part 48 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Article 4 (commencing with Section 82360) of Chapter 7 of Part 49 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Article 1 (commencing with Section 84300) of Chapter 3 of Part 50 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Article 2 (commencing with Section 85210) of Chapter 8 of Part 50 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 37400) of Part 22 of Division 3 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 52980) of Part 28 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 8.5 (commencing with Section 56867) of Part 30 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 78600) of Part 48 of Division 7 of Title 3 of, to repeal Chapter 17 (commencing with Section 11600) of Part 7 of Division 1 of Title 1 of, and to repeal and amend Section 32289 of, the Education Code, to amend Sections 2150 and 2157 of the Elections Code, to amend Sections 6203, 6301, 8712, 8811, and 8908 of, to amend and renumber Section 3201 of, to repeal Sections 3690 and 4051 of, and to repeal the heading of Article 3 (commencing with Section 3780) of Chapter 7 of Part 1 of Division 9 of, the Family Code, to amend Sections 12201, 17201, 22066, 22101, 23005, and 32208 of, to amend and renumber Section 23015 of, to repeal Section 24058 of, to repeal the headings of Article 1 (commencing with Section 32700) and Article 2 (commencing with Section 32710) of Chapter 6 of Division 15.5 of, and to repeal the heading of Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 50601) of Division 20 of, the Financial Code, to amend Sections 1652, 1653, 1654, 1745.2, and 12002 of the Fish and Game Code, to amend Sections 6045, 6047.9, 12996, 12999.5, 13186.5, 19227, and 78579 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Article 5 (commencing with Section 491) of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of Division 1 of, and to repeal Sections 55462 and 77103 of, the Food and Agricultural Code, to amend Sections 6254, 6276.22, 6700, 8753.6, 11146.2, 13956, 15155, 15814.22, 16183, 17581.6, 18720.45, 27491, 53398.52, 53398.75, 56378, 65352.5, 65583.2, 65995.7, 75070, 75521, 82015, and 95014 of, to amend and renumber Sections 13994, 13994.1, 13994.2, 13994.3, 13994.4, 13994.5, 13994.6, 13994.7, 13994.8, 13994.9, 13994.10, 13994.11, 13994.12, 14670.2, 22960.51, 31685.96, 53216.8, and 65080.1 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 5970) of Division 6 of Title 1, to amend and renumber the heading of Article 6 (commencing with Section 12099) of Chapter 1.6 of Part 2 of Division 3 of Title 2, to amend and renumber the heading of Article 18 (commencing with Section 14717) of Chapter 2 of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of, to repeal Sections 4420.5, 12804, 13312, 14254.5, 14829.2, 19995.5, and 43009 of, to repeal the heading of Article 8.5 (commencing with Section 8601) of Chapter 7 of Division 1 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 8 (commencing with Section 11351) of Chapter 3.5 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 1 (commencing with Section 11370) of Chapter 4 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 7 (commencing with Section 13968) of Chapter 5 of Part 4 of Division 3 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 2 (commencing with Section 72054) of Chapter 8 of Title 8 of, to repeal the heading of Article 4 (commencing with Section 72150) of Chapter 8 of Title 8 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 980) of Part 5 of Division 3.6 of Title 1 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 14730) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 5.5 (commencing with Section 19994.20) of Part 2.6 of Division 5 of Title 2 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 95030) of Title 14 of, and to repeal Article 12 (commencing with Section 16429.30) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, the Government Code, to amend Sections 678.3, 1159.2, and 6087 of, and to repeal Section 1159.1 of, the Harbors and Navigation Code, to amend Sections 442.5, 1255, 1347.5, 1357.504, 1358.18, 1367.004, 1367.035, 1367.25, 1368.05, 1389.4, 1389.5, 1389.7, 1399.836, 1399.855, 1502, 1522, 1534, 1546.1, 1546.2, 1562, 1567.62, 1567.69, 1568.07, 1569.335, 1569.481, 1569.482, 1569.525, 1569.682, 1597.58, 1635.1, 1796.17, 1796.23, 1796.25, 1796.26, 1796.29, 1796.34, 1796.37, 1796.38, 1796.41, 1796.44, 1796.45, 4730.65, 7158.3, 16500, 25163.3, 25262, 25507.2, 33492.78, 34177, 39945, 42301.16, 50561, 51505, 101661, 101850, 101853, 101853.1, 101855, 101855.1, 102430, 102825, 111825, 115880, 119316, 120262, 120393, 121025, 123223, 124995, 125125, 125130, 125160, 125175, 125190, 125191, 130060, and 136000 of, to amend the heading of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 104145) of Part 1 of Division 103 of, to amend the heading of Part 8 (commencing with Section 125700) of Division 106 of, to amend and renumber Sections 1339.9, 1531.2, 1568.0823, 4766.5, 13143.5, 25997, 25997.1, and 120155 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 16500) of Division 12.5 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Article 5.5 (commencing with Section 25159.10) of Chapter 6.5 of Division 20 of, to amend and renumber the heading of Article 4 (commencing with Section 128454) of Chapter 5 of Part 3 of Division 107 of, to repeal Sections 1317.5, 1367.20, 1371.36, 1371.37, 1371.38, 1371.39, 8650.5, 44246, 44525.5, 44525.7, and 116283 of, to repeal the heading of Article 2.6 (commencing with Section 1528) of Chapter 3 of Division 2 of, to repeal the heading of Article 3 (commencing with Section 11140) of Chapter 3 of Division 10 of, to repeal the heading of Article 2 (commencing with Section 11760.5) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 10.5 of, to repeal the heading of Article 6 (commencing with Section 11780) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 10.5 of, to repeal the heading of Article 8 (commencing with Section 25299.80) of Chapter 6.75 of Division 20 of, to repeal the heading of Article 12 (commencing with Section 25299.97) of Chapter 6.75 of Division 20 of, to repeal the heading of Article 5 (commencing with Section 101150) of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 101 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 101000) of Part 2 of Division 101 of, to repeal the heading of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 101325) of Part 3 of Division 101 of, to repeal Division 10.10 (commencing with Section 11999.30) of, to repeal Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 101860) of Part 4 of Division 101 of, to repeal

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 303, Statutes of 2015.

Last Action Date: September 21, 2015

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California AB950

Title: Firearms: gun violence restraining orders.

Description: An act to amend Sections 18120, 29830, and 33880 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 205, Statutes of 2015.

Last Action Date: August 13, 2015

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California AB892

Title: Unsafe handguns: peace officer's state-issued handguns: transfer to spouse.

Description: An act to amend Section 32000 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 203, Statutes of 2015.

Last Action Date: August 13, 2015

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Connecticut HB07103

Title: An Act Concerning Excessive Use Of Force.

Description: An Act Concerning Excessive Use Of Force.

Last Action: Transmitted to the Secretary of State

Last Action Date: July 20, 2015

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Connecticut HB07104

Title: An Act Implementing Provisions Of The State Budget For The Biennium Ending June 30, 2017 Concerning General Government Provisions Relating To Criminal Justice.

Description: An Act Implementing Provisions Of The State Budget For The Biennium Ending June 30, 2017 Concerning General Government Provisions Relating To Criminal Justice.

Last Action: Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor

Last Action Date: July 8, 2015

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Connecticut HB07027

Title: An Act Concerning Risk Reduction Credits, Carry Permits And Parole Officer Access To State Firearms Database.

Description: To increase the values upon which the degrees of criminal mischief are based to mirror the values for the same misdemeanor classifications of larceny in the third and fourth degrees, to amend the definition of "peace officer" and to require the Department of Correction to report information concerning the earned risk reduction credit program.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: July 6, 2015

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District of Columbia B21-0472

Title: Fiscal Year 2016 Second Budget Support Clarification Emergency Act Of 2015

Description: Fiscal Year 2016 Second Budget Support Clarification Emergency Act Of 2015

Last Action: Act A21-0202, Expires on February 21, 2016 Published in DC Register Vol 62 and Page 15276

Last Action Date: November 27, 2015

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District of Columbia PR21-0412

Title: Fiscal Year 2016 Second Budget Support Clarification Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2015

Description: Fiscal Year 2016 Second Budget Support Clarification Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2015

Last Action: Resolution R21-0276 Effective from November 3, 2015 Published in DC Register Vol 62 and Page 15050

Last Action Date: November 20, 2015

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District of Columbia PR21-0173

Title: License To Carry A Pistol Congressional Review Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2015

Description: License To Carry A Pistol Congressional Review Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2015

Last Action: Resolution R21-0106 Effective from June 2, 2015 Published in DC Register Vol 62 and Page 8538

Last Action Date: June 19, 2015

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Delaware HB201

Title: An Act To Amend Title 9 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Possession Of Firearms, Ammunition, And Explosives In County Buildings And Police Stations By Non-licensed Persons.

Description: This act establishes that county governments may pass ordinances regulating the possession of firearms, ammunition, components of firearms, and explosives in county buildings and police stations subject to specific requirements. The act further allows counties to establish penalties for violation by ordinance.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: August 17, 2015

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Delaware HB192

Title: An Act To Amend Title 22 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Possession Of Firearms, Ammunition, And Explosives In Municipal Buildings And Police Stations By Non-licensed Persons.

Description: This act establishes that municipal governments may pass ordinances regulating the possession of firearms, ammunition, components of firearms, and explosives in municipal buildings and police stations subject to specific requirements. The act further allows municipalities to establish penalties for violation by ordinance.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: August 17, 2015

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Florida S0290

Title: Carrying a Concealed Weapon or a Concealed Firearm

Description: Providing an exemption from criminal penalties for carrying a concealed weapon or a concealed firearm when evacuating pursuant to a mandatory evacuation order during a declared state of emergency, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2015-44

Last Action Date: May 22, 2015

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Georgia HB110

Title: Fireworks; provide for sale of consumer fireworks; provisions

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 10 of Title 25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of fireworks, so as to provide for the sale of consumer fireworks; to provide for definitions; to provide for licensing; to revise penalties; to amend Chapter 13 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to specific, business, and occupation taxes, so as to provide for an excise tax on the sale of consumer fireworks; to provide for criminal penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

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Georgia HB492

Title: Crimes and offenses; carrying in unauthorized locations; revise provisions

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to offenses against public order and safety, so as to revise provisions regarding carrying in unauthorized locations; to amend Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50, relating to the inspection of public records, so as to provide for the disclosure of records relating to licensing and possession of firearms between the judges of the probate court; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

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Georgia HB233

Title: Georgia Uniform Civil Forfeiture Procedure Act; enact

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 9 of the O.C.G.A., relating to civil practice; to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses; to amend Titles 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 27, 36, 38, 40, 45, 46, 48, 49, and 52 of the O.C.G.A., relating to alcoholic beverages, appeal and error, banking and finance, commerce and trade, conservation and natural resources, courts, criminal procedure, game and fish, local government, military, emergency management, veterans affairs, motor vehicles and traffic, public officers and employees, public utilities and public transportation, revenue and taxation, social services, waters of the state, ports, and watercraft; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

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Georgia HB310

Title: Penal institutions; create Board of Community Supervision, Department of Community Supervision, and Governor's Office of Transition, Support, and Reentry; provisions

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to penal institutions; to amend Titles 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 34, 35, 37, 40, 42, 43, 45, 48, and 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, crimes and offenses, criminal procedure, domestic relations, education, elections, labor and industrial relations, law enforcement officers and agencies, mental health, motor vehicles and traffic, penal institutions, professions and businesses, public officers and employees, revenue and taxation, and social services, respectively, so as to conform provisions to the new Chapter 3 of Title 42; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

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Georgia HB90

Title: Code Revision Commission; revise, modernize, and correct errors of said Code

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, so as to revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in, and reenact the statutory portion of said Code, as amended, in furtherance of the work of the Code Revision Commission; to repeal portions of said Code, or Acts in amendment thereof, which have become obsolete, have been declared to be unconstitutional, or have been preempted or superseded by subsequent laws; to provide for other matters relating to revision, reenactment, and publication of said Code; to provide for effect in event of conflicts; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: March 13, 2015

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Iowa SF222

Title: A bill for an act relating to the disposition of seized firearms or ammunition. (Formerly SSB 1010.) Effective 7-1-15.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the disposition of seized firearms or ammunition. (Formerly SSB 1010.) Effective 7-1-15.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 897.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2015

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Iowa SF392

Title: A bill for an act relating to hunter education license requirements, providing for a hunting license with an apprentice hunter designation, and including penalty provisions. (Formerly SSB 1206.) Effective 7-1-15.

Description: A bill for an act relating to hunter education license requirements, providing for a hunting license with an apprentice hunter designation, and including penalty provisions. (Formerly SSB 1206.) Effective 7-1-15.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 830.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2015

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Iowa HF536

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 and retroactive applicability provisions. Various effective dates, see 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 and retroactive applicability provisions. Various effective dates, see bill.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 814.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2015

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Idaho S1098

Title: Amends existing law to authorize the board to enter into agreements to assist its efforts to secure long-term funding sources and to authorize the recognition of sponsors.

Description: PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD - Amends existing law to authorize the board to enter into agreements to assist its efforts to secure long-term funding sources and to authorize the recognition of sponsors.

Last Action: Signed by Governor on 04/20/15 Session Law Chapter 335 Effective: 07/01/2015

Last Action Date: April 20, 2015

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Idaho H0301

Title: Repeals, amends and adds to existing law relating to the carrying of concealed weapons.

Description: CONCEALED WEAPONS - Repeals, amends and adds to existing law relating to the carrying of concealed weapons.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on April 9, 2015 Session Law Chapter 303 Effective: 07/01/2015

Last Action Date: April 9, 2015

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Idaho S1030

Title: Amends and repeals existing law to make codifier corrections and to provide correct terminology and code references.

Description: CODIFIER CORRECTIONS - Amends and repeals existing law to make codifier corrections and to provide correct terminology and code references.

Last Action: Signed by Governor on 04/03/15 Session Law Chapter 244 Effective: 07/01/2015

Last Action Date: April 3, 2015

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Idaho H0091

Title: Amends existing law to provide correct code references to the Idaho Public Records Act.

Description: PUBLIC RECORDS - Amends existing law to provide correct code references to the Idaho Public Records Act.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on March 26, 2015 Session Law Chapter 141 Effective: 07/01/2018 Section 71; 07/01/2015 All other sections

Last Action Date: March 26, 2015

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Idaho H0090

Title: Repeals and adds to existing law to recodify the Public Records Act, the Open Meetings Law, the Ethics in Government act and the Prohibitions Against Contracts With Officers into one title.

Description: RECODIFICATION - Repeals and adds to existing law to recodify the Public Records Act, the Open Meetings Law, the Ethics in Government act and the Prohibitions Against Contracts With Officers into one title.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on March 26, 2015 Session Law Chapter 140 Effective: 07/01/2015

Last Action Date: March 26, 2015

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Illinois HB1119

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the reckless discharge of a firearm.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0412

Last Action Date: August 20, 2015

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Illinois HB1422

Title: PRIVATE DETECTIVE AND ALARM

Description: Amends the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004. Provides that an applicant for licensure as a private alarm contractor who has received a business degree from an accredited college or university shall be given credit for 2 years of required experience. Makes changes concerning the disciplinary grounds under the Act related to commission of a felony or a misdemeanor. Amends provisions of the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning exemptions to provisions concerning unlawful use of weapons by removing language limiting the exemptions for persons licensed under the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004 who are commuting between their homes and places of employment to commuting that is accomplished within one hour from departure from home or place of employment. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0174

Last Action Date: July 29, 2015

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Illinois HB4049

Title: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Description: Amends the Statute on Statutes, the Disabled Persons Rehabilitation Act, the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act, the Illinois Public Aid Code, and other various Acts. Changes all occurrences of "the physically handicapped" to "persons with physical disabilities", changes all occurrences of "the handicapped" or "handicapped persons" or "handicapped individuals" to "persons with disabilities", and changes all occurrences of "handicapping condition" to "disabling condition". Changes all occurrences of "disabled persons" to "persons with disabilities" and changes all occurrences of "the mentally and developmentally disabled" to "persons with mental and developmental disabilities". Changes the title of the "Disabled Persons Rehabilitation Act" and all references to that Act to the "Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act". Changes the title of other Acts and the names of certain funds. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0143

Last Action Date: July 27, 2015

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Illinois HB4137

Title: FIRST 2015 GENERAL REVISORY

Description: Creates the First 2015 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes stylistic changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0078

Last Action Date: July 20, 2015

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Illinois SB0836

Title: MHDD CD-FOID CARD ACT

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning notification of dispositions of certain criminal cases.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0029

Last Action Date: July 10, 2015

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Illinois HR0134

Title: REPLICA GUN-CONGRESS REGULATE

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

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2015

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Indiana SB0098

Title: Lawsuits against gun manufacturers. Prohibits a person from bringing certain actions against a firearms manufacturer, ammunition manufacturer, trade association, or seller, and makes the prohibition effective upon passage. Prohibits awards for attorney's fees and incurred costs in certain instances.

Description: Lawsuits against gun manufacturers. Prohibits a person from bringing certain actions against a firearms manufacturer, ammunition manufacturer, trade association, or seller, and makes the prohibition effective upon passage. Prohibits awards for attorney's fees and incurred costs in certain instances.

Last Action: Public Law 106

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Indiana SB0199

Title: Substantive problems in the Indiana Code. Resolves various nontechnical conflicts and problems not suitable for resolution in the annual technical corrections bill, including: (1) statutes that have been both amended and repealed; (2) ambiguous language and references; (3) faulty definitions; and (4) references to defunct entities. Replaces certain instances of "lieutenant governor" with "director of the Indiana office of energy development". Provides a definition of "small business ombudsman". Replaces instances of "ombudsman" with "small business ombudsman". (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the code revision commission.)

Description: Substantive problems in the Indiana Code. Resolves various nontechnical conflicts and problems not suitable for resolution in the annual technical corrections bill, including: (1) statutes that have been both amended and repealed; (2) ambiguous language and references; (3) faulty definitions; and (4) references to defunct entities. Replaces certain instances of "lieutenant governor" with "director of the Indiana office of energy development". Provides a definition of "small business ombudsman". Replaces instances of "ombudsman" with "small business ombudsman". (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the code revision commission.)

Last Action: Public Law 109

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Indiana SB0433

Title: Shotguns. Repeals the prohibition against manufacturing, importing, selling, or possessing a sawed-off shotgun. Provides for a 10 year sentence enhancement if a person possesses a sawed-off shotgun in violation of federal law while committing certain offenses. Makes conforming amendments.

Description: Shotguns. Repeals the prohibition against manufacturing, importing, selling, or possessing a sawed-off shotgun. Provides for a 10 year sentence enhancement if a person possesses a sawed-off shotgun in violation of federal law while committing certain offenses. Makes conforming amendments.

Last Action: Public Law 84

Last Action Date: April 29, 2015

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Kansas HB2331

Title: Consumption of alcoholic liquor on public property at a catered event.

Description: Consumption of alcoholic liquor on public property at a catered event.

Last Action: House Approved by Governor on Tuesday, June 09 , 2015

Last Action Date: June 9, 2015

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Kansas SB45

Title: Authorizing the carrying of concealed handguns without a license under the personal and family protection act.

Description: Authorizing the carrying of concealed handguns without a license under the personal and family protection act.

Last Action: Senate Approved by Governor on Thursday, April 02 , 2015

Last Action Date: April 2, 2015

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Kentucky HB428

Title: AN ACT relating to corrections.

Description: Amend KRS 196.037 to allow Department of Corrections Internal Affairs officers and supervisors of the department to have the powers of peace officers while carrying out their duties; amend KRS 186.412 to remove the requirement that offenders released by DOC present a birth certificate in order to obtain a driver's license; amend KRS 237.110 to allow current and retired Department of Corrections officers who have completed firearms training to be exempt from training requirements for permits to carry a concealed deadly weapon; amend KRS 441.064 to ensure that the governing bodies of local correctional facilities are properly notified of findings of jail inspections and jail conditions; amend KRS 441.115 to require that jail employees receive training on communicable diseases. Amend KRS 441.045 to allow the release from custody to receive medical treatment of a person in the custody of the Department of Corrections who is placed in a local jail.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 126)

Last Action Date: April 6, 2015

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Kentucky HB8

Title: AN ACT relating to interpersonal protective orders.

Description: Establish KRS Chapter 456 and create new sections thereof to allow persons to petition for interpersonal protective orders when the person has been the victim of domestic violence and abuse, dating violence and abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; define terms; set forth legislative intent; establish procedures for the filing, review, and hearing of the petition and issuance and service of a resulting protective order; provide court processes and evidentiary standards, county attorney protocols, a process for filing, authenticating, and enforcing protective orders from other states, entry of the orders into law enforcement systems, and law enforcement responsibilities; set penalties for violation of the order and protocols for ordering GPS monitoring of a respondent; create a new section of KRS 403.715 to 403.785; provide transitional provisions in regard to the existing domestic violence order system; amend KRS 431.005 and 431.015 to account for arrests in dating violence situations; amend KRS 508.155 to provide a transition timeline for the existing stalking protective order system; create a new section of KRS Chapter 510 to establish a system for issuance of a protective order in rape, sodomy, and abuse cases; amend various other sections to conform; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2016.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 102)

Last Action Date: April 1, 2015

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Kentucky SB67

Title: AN ACT relating to concealed carry licenses.

Description: Amend KRS 237.110 to recognize a National Rifle Association firearms safety or training course that includes a live-fire component as a qualifying class for an applicant for a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 60)

Last Action Date: March 23, 2015

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Louisiana HB446

Title: Authorizes firearm accident prevention and safety instruction for elementary school students (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)

Description: Authorizes firearm accident prevention and safety instruction for elementary school students (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)

Last Action: Effective date: August 1, 2015.

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

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Louisiana HB67

Title: Excludes retired district attorneys and retired assistant district attorneys from prosecution for the illegal carrying of weapons in certain circumstances (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)

Description: Excludes retired district attorneys and retired assistant district attorneys from prosecution for the illegal carrying of weapons in certain circumstances (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Effective date: August 1, 2015.

Last Action Date: June 29, 2015

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Louisiana SB133

Title: Provides criteria for parish governing authorities to consider when determining a heavily populated area within the unincorporated area of the parish for purposes of prohibiting, restricting, or regulating the shooting of firearms. (8/1/15)

Description: Provides criteria for parish governing authorities to consider when determining a heavily populated area within the unincorporated area of the parish for purposes of prohibiting, restricting, or regulating the shooting of firearms. (8/1/15)

Last Action: Effective date 8/1/2015.

Last Action Date: June 29, 2015

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Louisiana SB212

Title: Allows the carrying of certain firearms while hunting with a bow. (gov sig)

Description: Allows the carrying of certain firearms while hunting with a bow. (gov sig)

Last Action: Effective date 6/29/2015.

Last Action Date: June 29, 2015

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Louisiana HB57

Title: Excludes the legislative auditor and designated investigative auditors from prosecution for the illegal carrying of weapons in certain circumstances

Description: Excludes the legislative auditor and designated investigative auditors from prosecution for the illegal carrying of weapons in certain circumstances

Last Action: Effective date: August 1, 2015.

Last Action Date: June 23, 2015

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Maryland HB121

Title: Criminal Procedure - Drug-Related Offenses - Departure From Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Description: Specifying that a person convicted of specified drug-related offenses is not prohibited from participating in a specified drug treatment program; authorizing a court to depart from a specified mandatory minimum sentence under specified circumstances; applying the Act prospectively; and requiring the savings realized as a result of the Act to revert to the General Fund to be used for funding drug treatment programs.

Last Action: Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490

Last Action Date: May 30, 2015

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Maryland HB189

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permit Background Investigation - Armored Car Company Employees

Description: Authorizing the Secretary of State Police to accept a criminal background investigation performed on behalf of an armored car company in place of a specified criminal history records check performed by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services under specified circumstances.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 404

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Maryland HB1032

Title: Public Safety - Transport of Weapons on School Property - Retired Law Enforcement Officers

Description: Providing that a specified prohibition on carrying or possessing a specified weapon on public school property does not include a specified retired law enforcement officer who is a parent, guardian, or visitor of a student attending a school located on the public school property under specified circumstances.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Maryland SB736

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Identification Requirements - Repeal

Description: Repealing a provision of law requiring specified firearms manufacturers and dealers and the Department of State Police to take specified actions relating to identification of handguns; authorizing the Department of State Police to dispose of specified shell casings; and providing the intent of the General Assembly.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Maryland HB614

Title: Department of State Police - Handgun Roster Board - Definition of Handgun

Description: Altering the definition of handgun for purposes of provisions relating to the Handgun Roster Board to exclude a shotgun, a rifle, a short-barreled rifle, a short-barreled shotgun, or an antique firearm from the definition.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Maine LD600

Title: An Act To Prohibit a Person Convicted of a Crime of Domestic Violence from Possessing a Firearm for a Period of 5 Years and To Better Align Maine Law with Federal Law Regarding Persons Prohibited from Possessing Firearms

Description: An Act To Prohibit a Person Convicted of a Crime of Domestic Violence from Possessing a Firearm for a Period of 5 Years and To Better Align Maine Law with Federal Law Regarding Persons Prohibited from Possessing Firearms

Last Action: LD 600 In Senate, June 30, 2015, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: "Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?" 34 In Favor and 0 Against , accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill become law and the VETO was OVERRIDDEN.

Last Action Date: June 30, 2015

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Maine LD652

Title: An Act To Authorize the Carrying of Concealed Handguns without a Permit

Description: An Act To Authorize the Carrying of Concealed Handguns without a Permit

Last Action: Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 372 23 Yeas - 12 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent PREVAILED

Last Action Date: June 30, 2015

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Maine LD1160

Title: An Act To Make Possession of a Firearm with an Altered or Obscured Serial Number a Class C Crime

Description: An Act To Make Possession of a Firearm with an Altered or Obscured Serial Number a Class C Crime

Last Action: On Motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford taken from the SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE. PASSED TO BE ENACTED , in concurrence.

Last Action Date: June 30, 2015

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Maine LD942

Title: An Act To Permit the Use of Firearm Noise Suppression Devices in Hunting and To Provide for a Chief Law Enforcement Officer's Certification for Certain Firearms

Description: An Act To Permit the Use of Firearm Noise Suppression Devices in Hunting and To Provide for a Chief Law Enforcement Officer's Certification for Certain Firearms

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED , in concurrence.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2015

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Maine LD868

Title: An Act To Remove Limitations on Reciprocity for Concealed Handguns Permits

Description: An Act To Remove Limitations on Reciprocity for Concealed Handguns Permits

Last Action: Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 149 35 Yeas - 0 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent

Last Action Date: June 4, 2015

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Maine LD1068

Title: An Act To Require That Certain Active Duty Military Personnel Are Eligible for the Resident Application Fee for a Concealed Handgun Permit

Description: An Act To Require That Certain Active Duty Military Personnel Are Eligible for the Resident Application Fee for a Concealed Handgun Permit

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: May 27, 2015

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Maine LD275

Title: An Act To Allow the Use of a Crossbow for Recreational Target Practice within 100 Yards of a Building without the Owner's Permission

Description: An Act To Allow the Use of a Crossbow for Recreational Target Practice within 100 Yards of a Building without the Owner's Permission

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: April 29, 2015

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Michigan SB0516

Title: Weapons; licensing; exception for certain individuals to carry weapon in weapon-free zones; expand to include certain corrections, probation, and parole officers. Amends secs. 1, 5b, 8 & 12a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4159'15

Description: Weapons; licensing; exception for certain individuals to carry weapon in weapon-free zones; expand to include certain corrections, probation, and parole officers. Amends secs. 1, 5b, 8 & 12a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4159'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0207'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: December 1, 2015

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Michigan SB0225

Title: Weapons; firearms; pistol transfer process for an heir or devisee; modify. Amends sec. 2 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422).

Description: Weapons; firearms; pistol transfer process for an heir or devisee; modify. Amends sec. 2 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0200'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: December 1, 2015

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Michigan HB4159

Title: Weapons; licensing; waiver for certain individuals to carry weapon in weapon-free zones; expand to include certain corrections, probation, and parole officers. Amends sec. 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425o). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0516'15

Description: Weapons; licensing; waiver for certain individuals to carry weapon in weapon-free zones; expand to include certain corrections, probation, and parole officers. Amends sec. 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425o). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0516'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 206'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: December 1, 2015

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Michigan HB4076

Title: Weapons; firearms; reference to certain repealed definition in the penal code; eliminate. Amends sec. 2 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422).

Description: Weapons; firearms; reference to certain repealed definition in the penal code; eliminate. Amends sec. 2 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 37'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 27, 2015

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Michigan SB0085

Title: Weapons; firearms; definition of pneumatic guns; provide for, and prohibit certain regulations by local units of government. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 3 & 4 of 1990 PA 319 (MCL 123.1101 et seq.).

Description: Weapons; firearms; definition of pneumatic guns; provide for, and prohibit certain regulations by local units of government. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 3 & 4 of 1990 PA 319 (MCL 123.1101 et seq.).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0029'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 14, 2015

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Michigan HB4152

Title: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in MCL 8.3t; modify. Amends sec. 3t of 1846 RS 1 (MCL 8.3t). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4153'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4155'15, HB 4156'15, SB 0085'15

Description: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in MCL 8.3t; modify. Amends sec. 3t of 1846 RS 1 (MCL 8.3t). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4153'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4155'15, HB 4156'15, SB 0085'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 22'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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Michigan HB4155

Title: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in the Michigan penal code; modify. Amends secs. 222, 226, 227b, 227c, 227d, 237a & 528a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.222 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4152'15, HB 4153'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4156'15, SB 0085'15

Description: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in the Michigan penal code; modify. Amends secs. 222, 226, 227b, 227c, 227d, 237a & 528a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.222 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4152'15, HB 4153'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4156'15, SB 0085'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 26'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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Michigan HB4161

Title: Weapons; other; definition of brandish; provide for. Amends sec. 222 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.222). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4160'15

Description: Weapons; other; definition of brandish; provide for. Amends sec. 222 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.222). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4160'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 28'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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Michigan HB4153

Title: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in MCL 752.841; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1952 PA 10 (MCL 752.841). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4152'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4155'15, HB 4156'15, SB 0085'15

Description: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in MCL 752.841; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1952 PA 10 (MCL 752.841). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4152'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4155'15, HB 4156'15, SB 0085'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 23'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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Michigan HB4156

Title: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in 1927 PA 372; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4152'15, HB 4153'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4155'15, SB 0085'15

Description: Weapons; firearms; definition of firearm in 1927 PA 372; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4151'15, HB 4152'15, HB 4153'15, HB 4154'15, HB 4155'15, SB 0085'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 25'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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Michigan HB4160

Title: Weapons; other; brandishing a firearm; exempt certain actions. Amends sec. 234e of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.234e). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4161'15

Description: Weapons; other; brandishing a firearm; exempt certain actions. Amends sec. 234e of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.234e). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4161'15

Last Action: Assigned Pa 27'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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Michigan SB0053

Title: Weapons; firearms; exemption for retired federal law enforcement officers to carry a concealed pistol in pistol-free zones; provide for. Amends secs. 1, 5b & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.).

Description: Weapons; firearms; exemption for retired federal law enforcement officers to carry a concealed pistol in pistol-free zones; provide for. Amends secs. 1, 5b & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0016'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: April 16, 2015

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Michigan SB0034

Title: Weapons; licensing; concealed pistol licensing boards; eliminate, and transfer duties to the department of state police and county clerks. Amends secs. 1, 2a, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 5f, 5j, 5k, 5l, 5o & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.); adds sec. 5x & repeals secs. 5m & 6a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425m & 28.426a).

Description: Weapons; licensing; concealed pistol licensing boards; eliminate, and transfer duties to the department of state police and county clerks. Amends secs. 1, 2a, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 5f, 5j, 5k, 5l, 5o & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.); adds sec. 5x & repeals secs. 5m & 6a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425m & 28.426a).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0003'15 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: March 5, 2015

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Mississippi SB2394

Title: Concealed weapons law; decrease certain fees for licensees.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Decrease Certain Fees For Licensees Under The Concealed Weapons Law; To Exempt Active Duty Members Of The Armed Forces Of The United States From Payment Of The License Fee And Renewal Fee; To Require The Commissioner Of Public Safety To Create Rules And Regulations For Licenses Issued To Retired Law Enforcement Officers; To Provide Guidelines For Receipt Of Such Licenses; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: April 9, 2015

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Mississippi SB2619

Title: Concealed-carry permit; revised enhanced.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 97-37-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Qualification Necessary For An Enhanced Concealed-carry Permit; To Amend Section 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Definition Of Armed Services Member For Purposes Of Eligibility Of A Minor For A Concealed-carry Permit; To Amend Section 97-37-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove The Provision Prohibiting Armor Piercing Ammunition; To Amend Section 45-9-53, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify Concealed Carry Of Weapons; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: April 9, 2015

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Montana HB140

Title: Revise laws related to hunting and fishing licenses

Description: Revise laws related to hunting and fishing licenses

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: May 8, 2015

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Montana SB122

Title: Encourage manufacture of ammunition in Montana to ensure availability

Description: Encourage manufacture of ammunition in Montana to ensure availability

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: May 6, 2015

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Montana HB250

Title: Clarifying use of suppressed firearms to hunt certain wildlife is allowed

Description: Clarifying use of suppressed firearms to hunt certain wildlife is allowed

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 23, 2015

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Montana HB382

Title: Revising terminology relating to mental illness

Description: Revising terminology relating to mental illness

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 1, 2015

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Montana SB131

Title: Revise concealed weapon renewal laws

Description: Revise concealed weapon renewal laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: March 27, 2015

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North Carolina S119

Title: GSC Technical Corrections 2015

Description: GSC Technical Corrections 2015

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-264

Last Action Date: October 1, 2015

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North Carolina H173

Title: Omnibus Criminal Law Bill

Description: Omnibus Criminal Law Bill

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-247

Last Action Date: September 23, 2015

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North Carolina H97

Title: 2015 Appropriations Act

Description: 2015 Appropriations Act

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-241

Last Action Date: September 18, 2015

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North Carolina H371

Title: Terror Claims/Damages/Liability for Support

Description: Terror Claims/Damages/Liability for Support

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-215

Last Action Date: August 18, 2015

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North Carolina H562

Title: Amend Firearm Laws

Description: Amend Firearm Laws

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-195

Last Action Date: August 5, 2015

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North Carolina S212

Title: Handgun Standards for Retired Sworn LEO

Description: Handgun Standards for Retired Sworn LEO

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-105

Last Action Date: June 24, 2015

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North Carolina S78

Title: Off-Duty Correctional Officers/Conceal Carry

Description: Off-Duty Correctional Officers/Conceal Carry

Last Action: Ch. SL 2015-5

Last Action Date: April 9, 2015

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North Dakota 1030

Title: The definition of manifest injustice.

Description: (Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration) AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 12.1-32 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to exceptions from mandatory minimum sentences; to amend and reenact subsection

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/20

Last Action Date: April 21, 2015

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North Dakota 1450

Title: Concealed weapons and firearms.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 16 of section 62.1-01-01and subdivision a of subsection 6 of section 62.1-02-13 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to concealed weapons and firearms.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/15

Last Action Date: April 16, 2015

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North Dakota 1457

Title: The forfeiture and disposition of firearms; and to provide for application.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-01-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the forfeiture and disposition of firearms; and to provide for application.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/15

Last Action Date: April 16, 2015

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North Dakota 1241

Title: Firearms and dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 20.1-01-36, subsection 1 of section 62.1-01-01, sections 62.1-02-04, 62.1-02-05, 62.1-02-10, and 62.1-03-01, subsection 5 of section 62.1-04-01, section 62.1-04-02, subsections 2 and 7 of section 62.1-04-03, and section 62.1-05-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to firearms and dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/15

Last Action Date: April 16, 2015

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North Dakota 2274

Title: Chief law enforcement officer certification for certain firearms.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 62.1-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to chief law enforcement officer certification for certain firearms.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/13

Last Action Date: April 13, 2015

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North Dakota 2156

Title: Mandatory sentences for armed offenders.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 12.1-32-02.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to mandatory sentences for armed offenders.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/25

Last Action Date: March 25, 2015

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New Hampshire HB607

Title: Relative to fees for carrying a concealed firearm.

Description: Relative to fees for carrying a concealed firearm.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on 6/8/2015; Chapter 124; Effective Date 6/8/2015

Last Action Date: June 11, 2015

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New Jersey A3843

Title: Permits municipality to enact ordinance allowing voluntary registration of private outdoor video surveillance cameras.*

Description: Permits municipality to enact ordinance allowing voluntary registration of private outdoor video surveillance cameras.*

Last Action: Approved P.L.2015, c.142.

Last Action Date: November 9, 2015

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Nevada AB167

Title: Authorizes the storage and carrying of firearms and ammunition on the premises of a family foster home or by certain persons who reside in a family foster home under certain circumstances. (BDR 38-234)

Description: Authorizes the storage and carrying of firearms and ammunition on the premises of a family foster home or by certain persons who reside in a family foster home under certain circumstances. (BDR 38-234)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 527.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2015

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Nevada AB67

Title: Makes various changes relating to driving, operating or being in actual physical control of a vehicle or vessel while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance or engaging in other prohibited conduct. (BDR 4-151)

Description: Makes various changes relating to driving, operating or being in actual physical control of a vehicle or vessel while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance or engaging in other prohibited conduct. (BDR 4-151)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 441.

Last Action Date: June 9, 2015

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Nevada AB488

Title: Makes technical corrections to measures passed by the 78th Legislative Session. (BDR S-1292)

Description: Makes technical corrections to measures passed by the 78th Legislative Session. (BDR S-1292)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 464.

Last Action Date: June 9, 2015

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Nevada AB121

Title: Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-173)

Description: Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-173)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 363.

Last Action Date: June 5, 2015

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Nevada SB229

Title: Provides for the issuance of special license plates indicating support for Second Amendment rights. (BDR 43-713)

Description: Provides for the issuance of special license plates indicating support for Second Amendment rights. (BDR 43-713)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 347.

Last Action Date: June 4, 2015

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Nevada SB175

Title: Makes various changes relating to public safety. (BDR 15-515)

Description: Makes various changes relating to public safety. (BDR 15-515)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 328.

Last Action Date: June 2, 2015

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Nevada SB240

Title: Makes certain changes relating to public safety. (BDR 14-955)

Description: Makes certain changes relating to public safety. (BDR 14-955)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 329.

Last Action Date: June 2, 2015

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Nevada SB176

Title: Revises provisions governing certain dangerous or deadly weapons. (BDR 15-87)

Description: Revises provisions governing certain dangerous or deadly weapons. (BDR 15-87)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 314.

Last Action Date: June 1, 2015

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Oklahoma HB2014

Title: School security; creating the Special Reserve School Resource Officer Act; allowing certain persons to carry handguns on public school property; codification; emergency.

Description: School security; creating the Special Reserve School Resource Officer Act; allowing certain persons to carry handguns on public school property; codification; emergency.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/12/2015

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Oklahoma HB2014

Title: School security; creating the Special Reserve School Resource Officer Act; allowing certain persons to carry handguns on public school property; codification; emergency.

Description: School security; creating the Special Reserve School Resource Officer Act; allowing certain persons to carry handguns on public school property; codification; emergency.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/12/2015

Last Action Date: May 12, 2015

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Oklahoma SB219

Title: Off-duty police officers; modifying certain requirements. Effective date.

Description: Off-duty police officers; modifying certain requirements. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma SB525

Title: Firearms; making certain exceptions; providing certain employees to carry a firearm onto certain property. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; making certain exceptions; providing certain employees to carry a firearm onto certain property. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1460

Title: Crimes and punishments; authorizing public and private schools to establish policies regulating the possession of knives on school property; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; authorizing public and private schools to establish policies regulating the possession of knives on school property; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/04/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1391

Title: Crimes and punishments; providing for online firearms safety and training courses.

Description: Crimes and punishments; providing for online firearms safety and training courses.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1391

Title: Crimes and punishments; providing for online firearms safety and training courses.

Description: Crimes and punishments; providing for online firearms safety and training courses.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma SB525

Title: Firearms; making certain exceptions; providing certain employees to carry a firearm onto certain property. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; making certain exceptions; providing certain employees to carry a firearm onto certain property. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1460

Title: Crimes and punishments; authorizing public and private schools to establish policies regulating the possession of knives on school property; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; authorizing public and private schools to establish policies regulating the possession of knives on school property; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/04/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma SB219

Title: Off-duty police officers; modifying certain requirements. Effective date.

Description: Off-duty police officers; modifying certain requirements. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2015

Last Action Date: May 4, 2015

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Oklahoma SB56

Title: Firearms; deleting certain requirements from application. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; deleting certain requirements from application. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/28/2015

Last Action Date: April 28, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1911

Title: Crimes and punishments; deleting certain knives from list of prohibited weapons; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; deleting certain knives from list of prohibited weapons; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/28/2015

Last Action Date: April 28, 2015

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Oklahoma SB56

Title: Firearms; deleting certain requirements from application. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; deleting certain requirements from application. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/28/2015

Last Action Date: April 28, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1911

Title: Crimes and punishments; deleting certain knives from list of prohibited weapons; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; deleting certain knives from list of prohibited weapons; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/28/2015

Last Action Date: April 28, 2015

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Oklahoma SB234

Title: Firearms for off-duty police officers; modifying certain conditions; modifying where people can carry. Effective date.

Description: Firearms for off-duty police officers; modifying certain conditions; modifying where people can carry. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/21/2015

Last Action Date: April 21, 2015

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Oklahoma SB234

Title: Firearms for off-duty police officers; modifying certain conditions; modifying where people can carry. Effective date.

Description: Firearms for off-duty police officers; modifying certain conditions; modifying where people can carry. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/21/2015

Last Action Date: April 21, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1396

Title: Crimes and punishments; directing applicants to complete and submit application online under certain circumstances; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; directing applicants to complete and submit application online under certain circumstances; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/17/2015

Last Action Date: April 20, 2015

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Oklahoma HB1396

Title: Crimes and punishments; directing applicants to complete and submit application online under certain circumstances; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; directing applicants to complete and submit application online under certain circumstances; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/17/2015

Last Action Date: April 20, 2015

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Oklahoma SB164

Title: Eligibility for handgun license; modifying preclusive period for certain convictions. Effective date.

Description: Eligibility for handgun license; modifying preclusive period for certain convictions. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/17/2015

Last Action Date: April 17, 2015

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Oklahoma SB164

Title: Eligibility for handgun license; modifying preclusive period for certain convictions. Effective date.

Description: Eligibility for handgun license; modifying preclusive period for certain convictions. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/17/2015

Last Action Date: April 17, 2015

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Oregon HB2357

Title: Relating to firearms; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Modifies certain law enforcement defenses applicable to certain firearms-related crimes. Authorizes certain off-duty law enforcement officers to possess firearms in public buildings. Provides honorably retired law enforcement officers with protections provided to Oregon concealed handgun license holders provided that officers do not have disqualifying convictions. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Chapter 709, (2015 Laws): Effective date July 20, 2015.

Last Action Date: July 22, 2015

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Oregon SB173

Title: Relating to firearms in public buildings.

Description: Authorizes person licensed to carry concealed handgun to present valid license instead of providing firearm to peace officer for examination when possessing firearm in public building.

Last Action: Effective date, January 1, 2016.

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

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Oregon SB525

Title: Relating to possession of firearms by certain persons.

Description: Prohibits possession of firearm or ammunition by person who is subject to certain court order protecting intimate partner or child of person or intimate partner, or who has been convicted of certain misdemeanor crimes committed against family member. Prohibits possession of firearm or ammunition by person who is subject to restraining order issued by court under Family Abuse Prevention Act] certain court order protecting intimate partner or child of person or intimate partner, or who has been convicted of certain misdemeanor crimes involving domestic violence] committed against family member. Punishes unlawful possession of firearm by prohibited person by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Provides for procedure for relief from prohibition.

Last Action: Effective date, January 1, 2016.

Last Action Date: June 24, 2015

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Oregon SB385

Title: Relating to possession of weapons in courts.

Description: Defines "local court facility" as area in which justice court, municipal court, probate court or juvenile court conducts business, during hours of court operation. Adds justice court and municipal court to definition of "court facility" in which firearms and other weapons are prohibited except in specified circumstances.] Provides that possession of firearm in local court facility with firearm prohibition is crime punishable by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. Expands definition of "weapon" to include certain kinds of pocketknives. Authorizes judges of justice courts and municipal courts to establish procedures permitting or prohibiting possession of firearms and other weapons in court facilities. Requires that justice court and municipal court procedures not conflict with circuit court procedures in shared court facility.

Last Action: Effective date, January 1, 2016.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2015

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Oregon HB2429

Title: Relating to relief from firearm prohibitions; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Repeals sunset on provisions related to relief from prohibition on possessing and purchasing firearms. Authorizes Psychiatric Security Review Board to conduct relief hearings for persons found guilty except for insanity of certain misdemeanors. Authorizes board to conduct hearings with members from adult panel, juvenile panel or both. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Chapter 201, (2015 Laws): Effective date June 2, 2015.

Last Action Date: June 5, 2015

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Oregon SB343

Title: Relating to authorized tribal police officers; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Repeals sunset provision related to authorized tribal police officers. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Effective date, May 26, 2015.

Last Action Date: June 1, 2015

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Oregon SB941

Title: Relating to firearms; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Requires private person to complete transfer of firearm by appearing with transferee before gun dealer to request criminal background check or shipping or delivering firearm to gun dealer in certain circumstances. Requires private person to complete transfer of firearm by appearing with transferee before gun dealer to request criminal background check or shipping or delivering firearm to gun dealer in certain circumstances. Specifies exceptions for family members, law enforcement, inherited firearms and certain temporary transfers. Punishes violation by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both, or maximum of 10 years' imprisonment, $250,000 fine, or both, for second or subsequent offense. Requires] Authorizes Department of State Police to notify local] appropriate law enforcement agency when, during criminal background check performed prior to transfer of firearm, department determines that recipient is prohibited from possessing firearm. Authorizes court to prohibit person ordered to participate in assisted outpatient treatment from purchasing or possessing firearm during period of treatment if certain criteria are met. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Effective date, May 11, 2015.

Last Action Date: May 11, 2015

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Oregon HB2328

Title: Relating to the representation of parties in legal proceedings; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Clarifies that party that is not natural person must appear in court proceedings by attorney unless otherwise specifically provided by law. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Chapter 7, (2015 Laws): Effective date March 12, 2015.

Last Action Date: March 18, 2015

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Pennsylvania HR437

Title: Urging the Congress of the United States and the Department of Defense to expeditiously address the safety and protection of United States Armed Forces personnel within the borders of the United States.

Description: A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States and the Department of Defense to expeditiously address the safety and protection of United States Armed Forces personnel within the borders of the United States.

Last Action: Adopted (199-0)

Last Action Date: September 24, 2015

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South Carolina S0003

Title: Criminal Domestic Violence Offenses and Penalties

Description: Include First Offense Convictions For Domestic Violence In The Third Degree In The Purview Of The Statute After Five Years From The Date Of Conviction

Last Action: Act No. 58

Last Action Date: June 12, 2015

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South Carolina H4161

Title: Bradley Blake Foundation

Description: Raise The Awareness Of The Bradley Blake Foundation Surrounding The Issue Of Gun Violence And To Declare The Month Of June 2015 Gun Violence Awareness Month.

Last Action: Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence

Last Action Date: May 13, 2015

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South Dakota HB1215

Title: Provide for an optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol.

Description: Provide for an optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol.

Last Action: Signed by Governor H.J. 780

Last Action Date: March 13, 2015

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South Dakota SB12

Title: Allow the spouse of an active duty military person to qualify as a resident for a temporary permit to carry a concealed pistol.

Description: Allow the spouse of an active duty military person to qualify as a resident for a temporary permit to carry a concealed pistol.

Last Action: Signed by Governor S.J. 402

Last Action Date: February 17, 2015

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Tennessee SB0886

Title: As enacted, establishes certain procedures for the petitioning of a court for relief from firearms disabilities established for a prior judicial commitment or adjudication order for mental illness. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 10; Title 16, Chapter 11; Title 16, Chapter 15; Title 16, Chapter 16 and Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, establishes certain procedures for the petitioning of a court for relief from firearms disabilities established for a prior judicial commitment or adjudication order for mental illness. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 10; Title 16, Chapter 11; Title 16, Chapter 15; Title 16, Chapter 16 and Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 459

Last Action Date: May 26, 2015

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Tennessee HB1304

Title: As enacted, establishes certain procedures for the petitioning of a court for relief from firearms disabilities established for a prior judicial commitment or adjudication order for mental illness. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 10; Title 16, Chapter 11; Title 16, Chapter 15; Title 16, Chapter 16 and Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, establishes certain procedures for the petitioning of a court for relief from firearms disabilities established for a prior judicial commitment or adjudication order for mental illness. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 10; Title 16, Chapter 11; Title 16, Chapter 15; Title 16, Chapter 16 and Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 459

Last Action Date: May 26, 2015

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Tennessee HB1046

Title: As enacted, revises law regarding the confiscation and disposal of weapons by law enforcement agencies. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6; Section 39-17-1317 and Section 40-33-211.

Description: As enacted, revises law regarding the confiscation and disposal of weapons by law enforcement agencies. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6; Section 39-17-1317 and Section 40-33-211.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 408

Last Action Date: May 20, 2015

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Tennessee SB1103

Title: As enacted, revises law regarding the confiscation and disposal of weapons by law enforcement agencies. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6; Section 39-17-1317 and Section 40-33-211.

Description: As enacted, revises law regarding the confiscation and disposal of weapons by law enforcement agencies. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6; Section 39-17-1317 and Section 40-33-211.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 408

Last Action Date: May 20, 2015

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Tennessee HB1341

Title: As enacted, prohibits the use of public funds, personnel, or property to enforce any federal law or regulation that regulates the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories, if the expenditure or use of the personnel or property would result in the violation of another Tennessee statute, Tennessee common law, or the Constitution of Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 3.

Description: As enacted, prohibits the use of public funds, personnel, or property to enforce any federal law or regulation that regulates the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories, if the expenditure or use of the personnel or property would result in the violation of another Tennessee statute, Tennessee common law, or the Constitution of Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 3.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 380

Last Action Date: May 18, 2015

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Tennessee SB1110

Title: As enacted, prohibits the use of public funds, personnel, or property to enforce any federal law or regulation that regulates the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories, if the expenditure or use of the personnel or property would result in the violation of another Tennessee statute, Tennessee common law, or the Constitution of Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 3.

Description: As enacted, prohibits the use of public funds, personnel, or property to enforce any federal law or regulation that regulates the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories, if the expenditure or use of the personnel or property would result in the violation of another Tennessee statute, Tennessee common law, or the Constitution of Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 3.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 380

Last Action Date: May 18, 2015

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Tennessee HB0745

Title: As enacted, creates a lifetime handgun carry permit which entitles the permit holder to carry any handgun that the permit holder legally owns or possesses without expiration; sets the application fee for a lifetime handgun carry permit at $500 and establishes other requirements for obtaining and maintaining the permit. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, creates a lifetime handgun carry permit which entitles the permit holder to carry any handgun that the permit holder legally owns or possesses without expiration; sets the application fee for a lifetime handgun carry permit at $500 and establishes other requirements for obtaining and maintaining the permit. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 281

Last Action Date: May 6, 2015

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Tennessee SB0700

Title: As enacted, creates a lifetime handgun carry permit which entitles the permit holder to carry any handgun that the permit holder legally owns or possesses without expiration; sets the application fee for a lifetime handgun carry permit at $500 and establishes other requirements for obtaining and maintaining the permit. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, creates a lifetime handgun carry permit which entitles the permit holder to carry any handgun that the permit holder legally owns or possesses without expiration; sets the application fee for a lifetime handgun carry permit at $500 and establishes other requirements for obtaining and maintaining the permit. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 281

Last Action Date: May 6, 2015

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Tennessee HB1255

Title: As enacted, requires the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction to certify the transfer or making of a firearm, as required by the National Firearms Act, within 15 days if the person is not prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm by law; permits an applicant to appeal a denial to the circuit or chancery court. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1361.

Description: As enacted, requires the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction to certify the transfer or making of a firearm, as required by the National Firearms Act, within 15 days if the person is not prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm by law; permits an applicant to appeal a denial to the circuit or chancery court. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1361.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 234

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Tennessee HB0683

Title: As enacted, prohibits schools from requiring students or parents to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits LEAs from requiring employees to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits adverse disciplinary or employment action based on information of firearm ownership that is voluntarily provided. - Amends TCA Title 49.

Description: As enacted, prohibits schools from requiring students or parents to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits LEAs from requiring employees to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits adverse disciplinary or employment action based on information of firearm ownership that is voluntarily provided. - Amends TCA Title 49.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 214

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Tennessee SB1215

Title: As enacted, requires the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction to certify the transfer or making of a firearm, as required by the National Firearms Act, within 15 days if the person is not prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm by law; permits an applicant to appeal a denial to the circuit or chancery court. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1361.

Description: As enacted, requires the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction to certify the transfer or making of a firearm, as required by the National Firearms Act, within 15 days if the person is not prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm by law; permits an applicant to appeal a denial to the circuit or chancery court. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1361.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 234

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Tennessee SB0633

Title: As enacted, prohibits schools from requiring students or parents to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits LEAs from requiring employees to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits adverse disciplinary or employment action based on information of firearm ownership that is voluntarily provided. - Amends TCA Title 49.

Description: As enacted, prohibits schools from requiring students or parents to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits LEAs from requiring employees to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits adverse disciplinary or employment action based on information of firearm ownership that is voluntarily provided. - Amends TCA Title 49.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 214

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Tennessee HB0995

Title: As enacted, allows permit holders to carry handguns in parks and other public recreation areas owned or operated by local governments except when the property is in use by a school for an athletic event or other school-related activity; prohibits permit holders from carrying handguns in parks and other such areas that are owned or operated by a school; removes authority of local governments to prohibit handguns in parks by posting. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, allows permit holders to carry handguns in parks and other public recreation areas owned or operated by local governments except when the property is in use by a school for an athletic event or other school-related activity; prohibits permit holders from carrying handguns in parks and other such areas that are owned or operated by a school; removes authority of local governments to prohibit handguns in parks by posting. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 250

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Tennessee SB1171

Title: As enacted, allows permit holders to carry handguns in parks and other public recreation areas owned or operated by local governments except when the property is in use by a school for an athletic event or other school-related activity; prohibits permit holders from carrying handguns in parks and other such areas that are owned or operated by a school; removes authority of local governments to prohibit handguns in parks by posting. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, allows permit holders to carry handguns in parks and other public recreation areas owned or operated by local governments except when the property is in use by a school for an athletic event or other school-related activity; prohibits permit holders from carrying handguns in parks and other such areas that are owned or operated by a school; removes authority of local governments to prohibit handguns in parks by posting. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 250

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Tennessee HB0135

Title: As enacted, allows a person prosecuted for taking or harming a wild animal to assert the defense of self-defense; creates a Class C misdemeanor for failure to report the incident. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 70.

Description: As enacted, allows a person prosecuted for taking or harming a wild animal to assert the defense of self-defense; creates a Class C misdemeanor for failure to report the incident. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 70.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 173

Last Action Date: April 27, 2015

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Tennessee SB0205

Title: As enacted, allows a person prosecuted for taking or harming a wild animal to assert the defense of self-defense; creates a Class C misdemeanor for failure to report the incident. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 70.

Description: As enacted, allows a person prosecuted for taking or harming a wild animal to assert the defense of self-defense; creates a Class C misdemeanor for failure to report the incident. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 70.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 173

Last Action Date: April 27, 2015

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Tennessee HB0136

Title: As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of possession of a machine gun, short-barreled rifle or shotgun, or a firearm silencer that the person was in compliance with the National Firearms Act when possessing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1302.

Description: As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of possession of a machine gun, short-barreled rifle or shotgun, or a firearm silencer that the person was in compliance with the National Firearms Act when possessing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1302.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 85

Last Action Date: April 20, 2015

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Tennessee SB0181

Title: As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of possession of a machine gun, short-barreled rifle or shotgun, or a firearm silencer that the person was in compliance with the National Firearms Act when possessing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1302.

Description: As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of possession of a machine gun, short-barreled rifle or shotgun, or a firearm silencer that the person was in compliance with the National Firearms Act when possessing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1302.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 85

Last Action Date: April 20, 2015

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Tennessee HB0994

Title: As enacted, creates a cause of action against an employer for discharge or adverse employment action based solely on transportation or storage of a firearm or firearm ammunition in an employer parking lot. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.

Description: As enacted, creates a cause of action against an employer for discharge or adverse employment action based solely on transportation or storage of a firearm or firearm ammunition in an employer parking lot. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 80

Last Action Date: April 13, 2015

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Tennessee SB1058

Title: As enacted, creates a cause of action against an employer for discharge or adverse employment action based solely on transportation or storage of a firearm or firearm ammunition in an employer parking lot. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.

Description: As enacted, creates a cause of action against an employer for discharge or adverse employment action based solely on transportation or storage of a firearm or firearm ammunition in an employer parking lot. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 80

Last Action Date: April 13, 2015

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Texas HB554

Title: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.

Description: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 19, 2015

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Texas SB1296

Title: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 83rd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

Description: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 83rd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

Last Action: See remarks for effective date

Last Action Date: June 19, 2015

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Texas HB1376

Title: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to community supervision and corrections department officers and juvenile probation officers; reducing a fee.

Description: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to community supervision and corrections department officers and juvenile probation officers; reducing a fee.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 19, 2015

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Texas HB3710

Title: Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a concealed handgun license.

Description: Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a concealed handgun license.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 17, 2015

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Texas HB905

Title: Relating to the regulation of knives by a municipality or county.

Description: Relating to the regulation of knives by a municipality or county.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 17, 2015

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Texas HB2739

Title: Relating to the use of a concealed handgun license as valid proof of personal identification.

Description: Relating to the use of a concealed handgun license as valid proof of personal identification.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 17, 2015

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Texas SB273

Title: Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity; providing a civil penalty.

Description: Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity; providing a civil penalty.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 16, 2015

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Texas HB3747

Title: Relating to the issuance of a concealed handgun license to certain retired judicial officers.

Description: Relating to the issuance of a concealed handgun license to certain retired judicial officers.

Last Action: Effective immediately

Last Action Date: June 16, 2015

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Texas HB910

Title: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating criminal offenses.

Description: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating criminal offenses.

Last Action: See remarks for effective date

Last Action Date: June 13, 2015

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Texas SB11

Title: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.

Description: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.

Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Last Action Date: June 13, 2015

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Texas HB2135

Title: Relating to the purchasing of a firearm of an honorably retired or deceased peace officer.

Description: Relating to the purchasing of a firearm of an honorably retired or deceased peace officer.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: June 9, 2015

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Texas HR3467

Title: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11.

Description: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: June 3, 2015

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Texas HR3636

Title: Recognizing June 2, 2015, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Texas.

Description: Recognizing June 2, 2015, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Texas.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: June 2, 2015

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Texas SR1060

Title: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 11.

Description: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 11.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: May 30, 2015

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Texas HR3384

Title: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 910.

Description: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 910.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: May 30, 2015

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Texas SR1032

Title: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 910.

Description: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 910.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: May 29, 2015

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Texas HB2604

Title: Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces.

Description: Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: May 28, 2015

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Texas SB473

Title: Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.

Description: Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

Last Action Date: May 22, 2015

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Texas HR1215

Title: Petitioning Congress to instruct the Transportation Security Administration to accept concealed handgun licenses as valid forms of identification.

Description: Petitioning Congress to instruct the Transportation Security Administration to accept concealed handgun licenses as valid forms of identification.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: May 22, 2015

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Utah HB0300

Title: Firearm and Dangerous Weapons Amendments

Description: Firearm and Dangerous Weapons Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 31, 2015

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Utah HB0155

Title: Revisor's - Technical Corrections

Description: Revisor's - Technical Corrections

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2015

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Utah HB0298

Title: Exemptions Act Amendments

Description: Exemptions Act Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 26, 2015

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Utah SB0109

Title: Removal from Database Amendments

Description: Removal from Database Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 20, 2015

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Virginia HB2286

Title: Firearms or ammunition; possession by convicted felons, restoration of rights, etc.

Description: Possession, etc., of firearms, etc., by convicted felons; restoration of rights. Provides that the prohibition on the possession and transportation of firearms and ammunition by convicted felons does not apply to a felon whose right to possess firearms or ammunition has been restored under the law of another state.

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

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Virginia HB1702

Title: Firearms; transfer, etc., from licensed dealer.

Description: Transfer, etc., of firearms from licensed dealer; criminal history record information. Provides that a licensed firearms dealer may perform a criminal history record information check before selling, renting, trading, or transferring any firearm owned by the dealer that is not in his inventory. Current law requires that a dealer perform such a check only if the firearm is from the dealer's inventory.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)

Last Action Date: April 30, 2015

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Virginia HB1776

Title: Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; created, report, eliminates ABC Board.

Description: Alcoholic beverage control. Eliminates the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board and replaces it with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, created by the bill. The bill provides for the appointment of the Board of Directors of the Authority by the Governor, to be confirmed by the General Assembly, and the appointment by the Governor of a Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, also to be confirmed by the General Assembly. The bill sets the eligibility requirements for appointment of both the Board members and the Chief Executive Officer, including background checks. The bill provides for the salary of Board members and the Chief Executive Officer and specifies that Board members and the Chief Executive Officer may be only removed for cause by the Governor. Among other things, the bill also (i) provides for the transfer of current ABC employees to the Authority, (ii) continues such employees' participation in the state health plan and VRS, and (iii) sets out the powers and duties of the Authority and the Chief Executive Officer. The bill contains numerous technical amendments. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2018, except that the provisions of the thirteenth and fourteenth enactments become effective July 1, 2015.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0730)

Last Action Date: April 15, 2015

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Virginia SB1191

Title: Firearm, stun weapon, or other weapon; possession on school property.

Description: Firearms, other weapons on school property. Amends the statute that makes it a crime to possess a firearm, stun weapon, knife, or certain other weapons on school property to require that the person knowingly possess the firearm or other weapon.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0289)

Last Action Date: March 17, 2015

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Virginia SB1050

Title: Military and emergency laws; repeals obsolete provisions.

Description: Military and emergency laws; obsolete provisions. Repeals provisions of Title 44 deemed obsolete by the Code Commission. Provisions related to the Naval Militia are repealed as no evidence of the existence of the Naval Militia in Virginia can be found. The bill repeals other provisions related to ancient privileges retained by the Corps, authority of the Adjutant General to adopt a seal, provision of health insurance that is supplied elsewhere, and use of armories. An unused section requiring a loyalty oath by persons employed or associated with an emergency services organization is repealed. Also repealed are several wartime-specific provisions enacted during World War II, including provisions dealing with air raid precautions, issuing agents for the sale of obligations of the United States, health and sanitation rules, and acquisition of motor vehicle tires and a 1944 provision regarding powers of attorney and agency agreements that expired six months after the end of World War II. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0221)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2015

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Virginia HB1666

Title: Firearms or ammunition for firearms; petition for permit of restoration of right to possess, venue.

Description: Firearms; restoration of rights; venue. Permits a nonresident of the Commonwealth prohibited from possessing a firearm, ammunition, or a stun weapon because of a felony conviction or a juvenile adjudication of delinquency of certain offenses to petition the circuit court where his last felony conviction or adjudication of delinquency occurred for restoration of his right to possess, transport, or carry a firearm, ammunition, or a stun weapon. Current law does not provide for venue for a nonresident's restoration petition.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0200)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2015

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Virginia SB936

Title: Unclaimed firearms; donation to Department of Forensic Science.

Description: Unclaimed firearms; donation to Department of Forensic Science. Permits localities, the Capitol Police, and the State Police to donate unclaimed firearms to the Department of Forensic Science. The bill also extends from 60 to 120 days the period for which various law-enforcement agencies must retain unclaimed firearms before destroying or donating such firearms.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2015

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Virginia SB1032

Title: Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; created, report, eliminates ABC Board.

Description: Alcoholic beverage control. Eliminates the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board and replaces it with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, created by the bill. The bill provides for the appointment of the Board of Directors of the Authority by the Governor, to be confirmed by the General Assembly, and the appointment by the Governor of a Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, also to be confirmed by the General Assembly. The bill sets the eligibility requirements for appointment of both the Board members and the Chief Executive Officer, including background checks. The bill provides for the salary of Board members and the Chief Executive Officer and specifies that Board members and the Chief Executive Officer may be only removed for cause by the Governor. Among other things, the bill also (i) provides for the transfer of current ABC employees to the Authority, (ii) continues such employees' participation in the state health plan and VRS, and (iii) sets out the powers and duties of the Authority and the Chief Executive Officer. The bill contains numerous technical amendments. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2018, except that the provisions of the thirteenth and fourteenth enactments become effective July 1, 2015.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0038)

Last Action Date: February 27, 2015

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Vermont S0141

Title: An act relating to possession of firearms

Description: An act relating to possession of firearms

Last Action: Senate Message, Signed by Governor May 1, 2015

Last Action Date: May 6, 2015

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Wisconsin AB220

Title: Establishing a mandatory minimum period of confinement in prison for a person who possesses a firearm or who uses a firearm to commit certain crimes after being convicted of committing certain violent felonies, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 941.29 (2); to renumber and amend 941.29 (1); to amend 175.60 (11) (a) 2. f., 813.12 (2) (c) 1., 813.122 (2) (b) 1., 813.123 (5) (a) 2. a., 813.125 (4) (a) 2. a., 941.29 (3), 941.29 (4), 941.29 (5) (intro.), 941.29 (5) (a), 941.29 (8), 941.29 (9), 941.29 (10) (intro.) and 973.176 (1); and to create 941.29 (1g), 941.29 (4m) and 973.123 of the statutes; Relating to: establishing a mandatory minimum period of confinement in prison for a person who possesses a firearm or who uses a firearm to commit certain crimes after being convicted of committing certain violent felonies, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Published 11-12-2015

Last Action Date: November 11, 2015

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Wisconsin AB77

Title: Certification cards to carry concealed weapons for residents of Wisconsin who formerly were employed as law enforcement officers in another state and successor law enforcement agencies to assume responsibility of issuing certification cards to carry concealed weapons to former officers. (FE)

Description: An Act to amend 175.48 (3), 175.49 (2) (a) (intro.), 175.49 (2) (a) 2., 175.49 (2) (b) 1., 175.49 (2) (b) 2., 175.49 (2) (b) 3. a., 175.49 (2) (b) 5., 175.49 (3) (title), (a) (intro.), 1., 2. and 4., (b) and (c), 175.49 (5) and 941.23 (3) (b) 2. a.; and to create 175.49 (1) (em) and 175.49 (1) (i) of the statutes; Relating to: certification cards to carry concealed weapons for residents of Wisconsin who formerly were employed as law enforcement officers in another state and successor law enforcement agencies to assume responsibility of issuing certification cards to carry concealed weapons to former officers. (FE)

Last Action: Published 11-12-2015

Last Action Date: November 11, 2015

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Wisconsin AB75

Title: Eligibility for a license to carry a concealed weapon for a member of the U.S. armed forces stationed in Wisconsin.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 175.60 (1) (i), 175.60 (2g) (b) and 175.60 (3) (f); to amend 175.60 (2g) (c), 175.60 (14) (title) and 175.60 (17) (a); and to create 175.60 (1) (dm), 175.60 (1) (i) 2., 175.60 (3) (f) 2. and 175.60 (14) (c) of the statutes; Relating to: eligibility for a license to carry a concealed weapon for a member of the U.S. armed forces stationed in Wisconsin.

Last Action: Available for scheduling

Last Action Date: September 10, 2015

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Wisconsin SB70

Title: Off-duty law enforcement officers and former law enforcement officers going armed with firearms on or near school grounds.

Description: An Act to amend 948.605 (3) (b) 1., 948.605 (3) (b) 2. and 948.605 (3) (b) 3.; and to create 948.605 (1) (ag) and (ar), 948.605 (2) (b) 2d., 948.605 (2) (b) 2f. and 2h. and 948.605 (3) (b) 5., 6. and 7. of the statutes; Relating to: off-duty law enforcement officers and former law enforcement officers going armed with firearms on or near school grounds.

Last Action: Published 6-25-2015

Last Action Date: June 24, 2015

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Wisconsin SB35

Title: Waiting period for handgun purchases.

Description: An Act to amend 175.35 (title), 175.35 (1) (ar), 175.35 (2) (d), 175.35 (2g) (c) 4. c. and 941.237 (1) (cm) of the statutes; Relating to: waiting period for handgun purchases.

Last Action: Published 6-25-2015

Last Action Date: June 24, 2015

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West Virginia HB2636

Title: Exempting information contained in a concealed weapon permit application from the Freedom of Information Act

Description: The purpose of this bill is to protect the privacy of concealed weapon permit holders. The bill provides that information relating to applications for concealed weapon permits is exempt from the Freedom of Information Act. The bill further provides that information collected in the application process for a concealed weapon permit is confidential and provides criminal penalties for violations.

Last Action: Chapter 115, Acts, Regular Session, 2015

Last Action Date: April 15, 2015

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West Virginia HB2502

Title: Possessing deadly weapons on school buses or on the premises of educational facilities

Description: The purpose of this bill is to authorize active law-enforcement officers and retired law-enforcement officers acting as security for schools to carry deadly weapons on a school bus, on school property or at school sponsored functions when certain conditions are met.

Last Action: Chapter 78, Acts, Regular Session, 2015

Last Action Date: April 15, 2015

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West Virginia SB508

Title: Reorganizing Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority

Description: Reorganizing Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority

Last Action: Chapter 117, Acts, Regular Session, 2015

Last Action Date: April 15, 2015

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West Virginia HB2128

Title: Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the State Capitol Complex grounds

Description: The purpose of this bill is to permit those individuals who have been issued a concealed weapons permit to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the state Capitol Complex grounds provided that the vehicles are locked and the weapons are out of normal view.

Last Action: Chapter 60, Acts, Regular Session, 2015

Last Action Date: April 15, 2015

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West Virginia SB284

Title: Relating to chief law-enforcement officer's requirement to certify transfer or making of certain firearms

Description: The purpose of this bill is to state the procedure when a chief law-enforcement officer is required to certify the transfer or making of certain firearms. The bill includes definitions and right of appeal if a request for certification of the transfer or making of certain firearms is denied.

Last Action: Chapter 79, Acts, Regular Session, 2015

Last Action Date: April 15, 2015

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