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37 total bills, 14 anti-gun bills,
5 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Louisiana Gun Laws

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

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HB44

Title: Provides an exception to the crime of illegal carrying of weapons for clerks of court and tax assessors

Description: Provides an exception to the crime of illegal carrying of weapons for clerks of court and tax assessors

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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HB81

Title: Provides relative to battery of a dating partner, domestic abuse, and uniform abuse prevention orders (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)

Description: Provides relative to battery of a dating partner, domestic abuse, and uniform abuse prevention orders (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)

Last Action: Becomes HB 896.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2018

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HB214

Title: Provides relative to the carrying of a concealed handgun at a parade or certain demonstrations

Description: Provides relative to the carrying of a concealed handgun at a parade or certain demonstrations

Last Action: Withdrawn prior to introduction.

Last Action Date: March 9, 2018

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HB240

Title: Provides relative to the crime of illegally supplying a felon with a firearm (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Description: Provides relative to the crime of illegally supplying a felon with a firearm (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB271

Title: Provides for the carrying of a concealed handgun on school property by certain teachers or administrators

Description: Provides for the carrying of a concealed handgun on school property by certain teachers or administrators

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB277

Title: Prohibits the sale of assault rifles to any person under the age of twenty-one years

Description: Prohibits the sale of assault rifles to any person under the age of twenty-one years

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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HB282

Title: Prohibits the possession of firearms in certain cases involving stalking

Description: Prohibits the possession of firearms in certain cases involving stalking

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB332

Title: Provide relative to the carrying of a concealed weapon into a school, school campus, or a school bus

Description: Provide relative to the carrying of a concealed weapon into a school, school campus, or a school bus

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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HB357

Title: Prohibits a person convicted of a hate crime from possessing a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Description: Prohibits a person convicted of a hate crime from possessing a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.

Last Action Date: April 19, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB400

Title: Creates the crime of illegally purchasing or selling a firearm (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Description: Creates the crime of illegally purchasing or selling a firearm (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB412

Title: Provides relative to the exemption of certain Louisiana residents from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons when the firearm is legally obtained, manufactured, and possessed

Description: Provides relative to the exemption of certain Louisiana residents from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons when the firearm is legally obtained, manufactured, and possessed

Last Action: Involuntarily deferred in committee.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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HB415

Title: Provides relative to a "concealed" firearm or weapon

Description: Provides relative to a "concealed" firearm or weapon

Last Action: Involuntarily deferred in committee.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB416

Title: Creates the crime of failure to identify the possession of a concealed handgun to a law enforcement officer

Description: Creates the crime of failure to identify the possession of a concealed handgun to a law enforcement officer

Last Action: Involuntarily deferred in committee.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB448

Title: Provides for the seizure of firearms of persons who pose a risk of imminent personal injury to self or others

Description: Provides for the seizure of firearms of persons who pose a risk of imminent personal injury to self or others

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB473

Title: Prohibits the importation, manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, or transfer of a rapid-fire device

Description: Prohibits the importation, manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, or transfer of a rapid-fire device

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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HB495

Title: Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

Description: Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

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HB543

Title: Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

Description: Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB602

Title: Provides relative to the carrying of a concealed handgun at a school

Description: Provides relative to the carrying of a concealed handgun at a school

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB603

Title: Provides relative to the possession, transfer, registration, license to possess, and surrender of an assault weapon

Description: Provides relative to the possession, transfer, registration, license to possess, and surrender of an assault weapon

Last Action: Read by title, rules suspended, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB702

Title: Adds former members of the legislature to the list of persons who are excepted from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons

Description: Adds former members of the legislature to the list of persons who are excepted from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons

Last Action: Scheduled for floor debate on 04/24/18.

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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HB732

Title: Provides for the reporting of certain court orders to be included in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System database

Description: Provides for the reporting of certain court orders to be included in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System database

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB736

Title: Provides relative to the possession, transfer, registration, license to possess, and surrender of an assault weapon

Description: Provides relative to the possession, transfer, registration, license to possess, and surrender of an assault weapon

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: March 27, 2018

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HB776

Title: Prohibits the possession of firearms in certain cases involving stalking

Description: Prohibits the possession of firearms in certain cases involving stalking

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.

Last Action Date: April 19, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB836

Title: Provides relative to concealed carry on college campuses

Description: Provides relative to concealed carry on college campuses

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: April 3, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB852

Title: Creates the crime of illegally purchasing or selling a firearm

Description: Creates the crime of illegally purchasing or selling a firearm

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: April 4, 2018

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SR110

Title: Requests La. State Police and the sheriff of each parish to develop a procedure for notification to law enforcement of individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Description: Requests La. State Police and the sheriff of each parish to develop a procedure for notification to law enforcement of individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB155

Title: Prohibits sale of weapons to any person under the age of twenty-one. (8/1/18)

Description: Prohibits sale of weapons to any person under the age of twenty-one. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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SB178

Title: Allows students to wear bulletproof backpacks. (gov sig)

Description: Allows students to wear bulletproof backpacks. (gov sig)

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Education.

Last Action Date: April 10, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB185

Title: Permits certain parishes and any local governing authority or official thereof to enact and enforce ordinances and regulations concerning firearms, ammunition, or components of firearms or ammunition. (gov sig)

Description: Permits certain parishes and any local governing authority or official thereof to enact and enforce ordinances and regulations concerning firearms, ammunition, or components of firearms or ammunition. (gov sig)

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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SB231

Title: Provides relative to the transfer of firearms for the violation of a protective order. (10/1/18)

Description: Provides relative to the transfer of firearms for the violation of a protective order. (10/1/18)

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: April 5, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB274

Title: Prohibits sale of assault weapons to any person under the age of twenty-one. (8/1/18)

Description: Prohibits sale of assault weapons to any person under the age of twenty-one. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Reconsidered. Read by title; returned to the Calendar, subject to call.

Last Action Date: April 11, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB383

Title: Provides for the sale and monitoring of ammunition for use in a firearm. (8/1/18)

Description: Provides for the sale and monitoring of ammunition for use in a firearm. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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SB402

Title: Clarifies that both volunteer and paid security guards may serve churches or houses of worship and provides for tactical training requirements for certain concealed handgun permittees. (8/1/18)

Description: Clarifies that both volunteer and paid security guards may serve churches or houses of worship and provides for tactical training requirements for certain concealed handgun permittees. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: April 11, 2018

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SB406

Title: To allow certain teachers and parents who are active duty or retired police officers, veterans, active duty military personnel, or reservists who are concealed weapons permitees to enter into agreements with the principal to secure the school. (8/1/18)

Description: To allow certain teachers and parents who are active duty or retired police officers, veterans, active duty military personnel, or reservists who are concealed weapons permitees to enter into agreements with the principal to secure the school. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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SB411

Title: Provides relative to persons found not guilty by reason of insanity. (8/1/18)

Description: Provides relative to persons found not guilty by reason of insanity. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

Last Action Date: April 6, 2018

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SB505

Title: Allows certain peace officers, with the approval of the principal, to patrol schools. (gov sig)

Description: Allows certain peace officers, with the approval of the principal, to patrol schools. (gov sig)

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.

Last Action Date: April 3, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SB547

Title: Provides relative to the renewal of concealed handgun permits. (8/1/18)

Description: Provides relative to the renewal of concealed handgun permits. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.

Last Action Date: April 4, 2018

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