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Passed Georgia Gun Law HB657

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Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms; providing to person on probation as a felony first offender; make unlawful

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make unlawful the knowing and intentional provision of any firearm for the purpose of providing such firearm to any person known to be on probation as a felony first offender or to have been convicted of a felony; to provide for criminal penalties; to clarify that affirmative confirmation by firearm provider is not required; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2018


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7 sponsors: Jesse Petrea (R); Carl Gilliard (D); Ron Stephens (R); Heath Clark (R); Bill Hitchens (R); Alan Powell (R); Ben Watson (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (7 of 180)

Chamber Date Action
Jul 1, 2018 Effective Date
House May 7, 2018 House Date Signed by Governor
May 7, 2018 Act 413
House Apr 5, 2018 House Sent to Governor
Senate Mar 29, 2018 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
House Mar 29, 2018 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Senate Mar 27, 2018 Senate Third Read
Senate Mar 27, 2018 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Senate Mar 27, 2018 Senate Engrossed
Senate Mar 23, 2018 Senate Read Second Time
Senate Mar 23, 2018 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Senate Feb 20, 2018 Senate Read and Referred
House Feb 15, 2018 House Passed/Adopted
House Feb 15, 2018 House Third Readers
House Feb 5, 2018 House Committee Favorably Reported
House Jan 18, 2018 House Second Readers
House Jan 11, 2018 House First Readers
House Jan 10, 2018 House Hopper
House Dec 13, 2017 House Prefiled
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled Apr 4, 2018 state link bill text
Amended Mar 29, 2018 state link bill text
Comm Sub Mar 23, 2018 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 10, 2018 state link bill text
Introduced Dec 13, 2017 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

House Vote #517

Senate Vote #727

Senate Vote #694

Senate Vote #811

House Vote #811

Link: link to state bill page

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