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18 total bills, 1 anti-gun bills,
12 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Connecticut Gun Laws

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note: Connecticut does not carry over legislation from session to session

this is an pro-gun bill

HB05513

Title: An Act Establishing A Tax Credit Against The Personal Income Tax For The Purchase Of A Gun Safe.

Description: To establish a tax credit, not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars, against the personal income tax for the purchase of a gun safe for a taxpayer's personal use.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB05570

Title: An Act Removing Voluntary Admission To A Hospital For Psychiatric Disabilities As A Reason To Deny A Firearm Permit Or Certificate.

Description: To encourage a person to voluntarily admit himself or herself to a hospital for psychiatric disabilities by not disqualifying such person from receiving a firearm permit or certificate based solely on such voluntary admission.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB05571

Title: An Act Concerning Firearms During A Civil Preparedness Emergency.

Description: To prohibit the Governor or any municipality from restricting lawful possession of a firearm or ammunition during a civil preparedness emergency.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB05672

Title: An Act Recognizing Licenses To Carry Firearms Issued By Other States.

Description: To recognize permits or licenses to carry a firearm issued by other states that have substantially similar standards for carrying a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 13, 2017

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HB05813

Title: An Act Studying The Firearm Training Needs Of The Department Of Emergency Services And Public Protection.

Description: To require the Departments of Administrative Services and Emergency Services and Public Protection to study the feasibility of using existing firearms training facilities to meet the firearm training needs of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

Last Action: Public Hearing 02/16

Last Action Date: February 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB05855

Title: An Act Authorizing The Carrying Of Handguns In State Parks And Forests For Purposes Of Self-defense.

Description: To allow people to carry handguns in state parks and forests for self-defense.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Last Action Date: January 19, 2017

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HB06001

Title: An Act Concerning Presentation Of A Carry Permit Upon Request.

Description: To require the holder of a permit for the carrying of any pistol or revolver to present such permit upon request of a law enforcement officer.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 19, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB06193

Title: An Act Concerning The Defense Of A Person's Home, Motor Vehicle Or Business.

Description: To establish a rebuttable presumption in a self-defense claim that, when a person believes it necessary to use deadly force to repel an intruder, such belief is a reasonable belief.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 20, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB06194

Title: An Act Repealing Gun Control Legislation Enacted In 2013.

Description: To repeal gun control legislation enacted in 2013.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 20, 2017

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HB06200

Title: An Act Concerning The Presentation Of A Permit To Carry A Pistol Or Revolver.

Description: To require individuals who openly carrying a pistol or revolver to produce their permit upon request of a law enforcement officer if the firearm is visible to such officer.

Last Action: Public Hearing 03/15

Last Action Date: March 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB06263

Title: An Act Repealing Certain Gun Control Legislation.

Description: To repeal gun control legislation enacted in 2013.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 20, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB06336

Title: An Act Authorizing The Use Of Suppressors On Hunting Rifles.

Description: To reduce hearing loss and hearing damage from firearm discharges.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Last Action Date: January 23, 2017

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HB06499

Title: An Act Allowing Police Academy Firearm Training To Satisfy The Firearm Training Course Requirement For A Firearm Permit.

Description: To permit the completion of a minimum basic training program conducted by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection or the Police Officer Standards and Training Council to satisfy the firearms training course required for receiving a firearm permit.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 23, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB06636

Title: An Act Concerning Permit And Certificate To Carry A Firearm Reciprocity.

Description: To secure permit or certificate reciprocity between Connecticut and other states that have substantially similar standards for carrying a concealed firearm.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 24, 2017

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HB06690

Title: An Act Allowing Emergency Medical Services Providers To Carry A Firearm.

Description: To allow emergency medical services providers to carry a firearm if they have a permit.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

Last Action Date: January 24, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB00073

Title: An Act Concerning The Possession Of High-capacity Magazines By Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Description: To allow retired law enforcement officers to possess high-capacity magazines.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB00074

Title: An Act Prohibiting Local Regulation Of Firearms.

Description: To prevent the regulation of firearms by municipalities.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB00118

Title: An Act Concerning The Sale Of Ammunition At Gun Clubs And Firearm Ranges.

Description: To permit gun clubs and firearm ranges to sell ammunition for use at such club or range.

Last Action: Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

Last Action Date: January 13, 2017

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