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72 total bills, 36 anti-gun bills,
14 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Minnesota Gun Laws

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session

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note: Minnesota carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an pro-gun bill

HF188

Title: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Description: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Last Action: Author stricken Metsa.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HF238

Title: Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, duty to retreat in self-defense outside of home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense expanded, presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force created, and right to defend against entry extended.

Description: Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, duty to retreat in self-defense outside of home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense expanded, presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force created, and right to defend against entry extended.

Last Action: Author added Poston.

Last Action Date: May 20, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HF309

Title: Right to carry a firearm without a permit provided, and penalties provided.

Description: Right to carry a firearm without a permit provided, and penalties provided.

Last Action: Author stricken Pugh.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HF469

Title: Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended, lifetime permits to carry handguns created, and application fee for permits to carry reduced.

Description: Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended, lifetime permits to carry handguns created, and application fee for permits to carry reduced.

Last Action: Authors added Howe and Johnson, B.

Last Action Date: January 26, 2017

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HF470

Title: Public safety omnibus bill.

Description: Public safety omnibus bill.

Last Action: Secretary of State Chapter 95

Last Action Date: May 30, 2017

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HF896

Title: Omnibus public safety and security policy and finance bill.

Description: Omnibus public safety and security policy and finance bill.

Last Action: Committee report, to adopt as amended and re-refer to Ways and Means

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HF1159

Title: Peace officer ability to carry firearms in private establishments clarified.

Description: Peace officer ability to carry firearms in private establishments clarified.

Last Action: Author added Ward.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HF1223

Title: Military and veteran eligibility requirements for permits and licenses modified.

Description: Military and veteran eligibility requirements for permits and licenses modified.

Last Action: Committee report, to adopt and re-refer to Government Operations and Elections Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF1356

Title: Ammunition containing lead prohibited during the regular firearms season.

Description: Ammunition containing lead prohibited during the regular firearms season.

Last Action: Author added Clark.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

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HF1590

Title: Peace officer professional liability insurance required, motor vehicle registration information for permits to carry a pistol required, peace officers allowed access to identify permit holders through motor vehicle registration records, and outside agencies required to investigate peace officer-involved incidents that result in great bodily harm or death.

Description: Peace officer professional liability insurance required, motor vehicle registration information for permits to carry a pistol required, peace officers allowed access to identify permit holders through motor vehicle registration records, and outside agencies required to investigate peace officer-involved incidents that result in great bodily harm or death.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF1605

Title: Law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others.

Description: Law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others.

Last Action: Motion to recall and re-refer, motion prevailed Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: February 26, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF1646

Title: Motor vehicle registration information required for permits to carry a pistol, and peace officers allowed access to identify permit holders through motor vehicle registration records.

Description: Motor vehicle registration information required for permits to carry a pistol, and peace officers allowed access to identify permit holders through motor vehicle registration records.

Last Action: Author added Slocum.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF1669

Title: Firearm transfer criminal background check required, and transfers excepted.

Description: Firearm transfer criminal background check required, and transfers excepted.

Last Action: Authors added Hausman, Anselmo, Davnie, and Nelson.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF1678

Title: Taylor Hayden Gun Violence Prevention Act established, and money appropriated.

Description: Taylor Hayden Gun Violence Prevention Act established, and money appropriated.

Last Action: Author added Murphy, E.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

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HF2207

Title: Firearm instructor certification in the pistol permit law requirements modified.

Description: Firearm instructor certification in the pistol permit law requirements modified.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: March 7, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2781

Title: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm clarified as a trigger activator.

Description: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm clarified as a trigger activator.

Last Action: Author added Ecklund.

Last Action Date: April 9, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HF2891

Title: Health department allowed to collect firearm ownership information.

Description: Health department allowed to collect firearm ownership information.

Last Action: Author added Youakim.

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

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HF3021

Title: Civil commitment laws and procedures modified.

Description: Civil commitment laws and procedures modified.

Last Action: Author added Becker-Finn.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3022

Title: Firearm and ammunition transfer and eligibility to possess firearm provisions modified, certain firearm and firearm accessory possession prohibited or limited, and criminal penalties provided.

Description: Firearm and ammunition transfer and eligibility to possess firearm provisions modified, certain firearm and firearm accessory possession prohibited or limited, and criminal penalties provided.

Last Action: Authors stricken Hornstein, Bernardy, and Applebaum.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3029

Title: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm clarified as a trigger activator.

Description: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm clarified as a trigger activator.

Last Action: Authors added Lien, Fischer, and Bly.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3038

Title: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm clarified as a trigger activator.

Description: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm clarified as a trigger activator.

Last Action: Author added Youakim.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HF3286

Title: Permitted and trained school staff allowed to carry firearms.

Description: Permitted and trained school staff allowed to carry firearms.

Last Action: Authors added Gruenhagen, Poston, and Quam.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2018

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HF3302

Title: Teacher and school staff training in dangerous situations and firearm provision funding provided, and money appropriated.

Description: Teacher and school staff training in dangerous situations and firearm provision funding provided, and money appropriated.

Last Action: Author added Lucero.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

watching this bill

HF3363

Title: Firearm eligibility for juvenile adjudications restored.

Description: Firearm eligibility for juvenile adjudications restored.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: March 5, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3438

Title: Law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.

Description: Law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.

Last Action: Author added Slocum.

Last Action Date: April 9, 2018

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HF3479

Title: Schedules of controlled substances modified, and DWI law modified by including other types of intoxicating substances and striking references to hazardous substances.

Description: Schedules of controlled substances modified, and DWI law modified by including other types of intoxicating substances and striking references to hazardous substances.

Last Action: Second reading

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3516

Title: Minimum age to possess a semiautomatic military-style assault weapon raised, definition of semiautomatic military-style assault weapon expanded, and transfer of a semiautomatic military-style assault weapon to underage persons criminalized.

Description: Minimum age to possess a semiautomatic military-style assault weapon raised, definition of semiautomatic military-style assault weapon expanded, and transfer of a semiautomatic military-style assault weapon to underage persons criminalized.

Last Action: Author added Youakim.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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HF3725

Title: Criminal forfeiture provided, participation in the federal equitable sharing program limited, and administrative forfeiture eliminated.

Description: Criminal forfeiture provided, participation in the federal equitable sharing program limited, and administrative forfeiture eliminated.

Last Action: Author stricken O'Neill.

Last Action Date: April 19, 2018

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HF3790

Title: Miscellaneous technical corrections to laws and statutes made; erroneous, obsolete, and omitted text and references corrected; and redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed.

Description: Miscellaneous technical corrections to laws and statutes made; erroneous, obsolete, and omitted text and references corrected; and redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed.

Last Action: Second reading

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HF3918

Title: Gun safe purchases exempted.

Description: Gun safe purchases exempted.

Last Action: Author added Dettmer.

Last Action Date: March 28, 2018

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HF3951

Title: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension required to create and maintain a centralized register of individuals who voluntarily choose to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time.

Description: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension required to create and maintain a centralized register of individuals who voluntarily choose to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time.

Last Action: Author added Omar.

Last Action Date: March 21, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3953

Title: Firearm and ammunition transfer and eligibility to possess a firearm provisions modified, possession of certain firearms and firearm accessories limited or prohibited, and criminal penalties provided.

Description: Firearm and ammunition transfer and eligibility to possess a firearm provisions modified, possession of certain firearms and firearm accessories limited or prohibited, and criminal penalties provided.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF3954

Title: Transfer of semiautomatic military-style assault weapons prohibited, semiautomatic military-style assault weapon buyback program established, criminal penalties provided, and money appropriated.

Description: Transfer of semiautomatic military-style assault weapons prohibited, semiautomatic military-style assault weapon buyback program established, criminal penalties provided, and money appropriated.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF4116

Title: Bump stock sale prohibited.

Description: Bump stock sale prohibited.

Last Action: Author added Layman.

Last Action Date: April 9, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF4171

Title: Lost or stolen firearm reporting required, and criminal penalties imposed.

Description: Lost or stolen firearm reporting required, and criminal penalties imposed.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

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HF4251

Title: Firearm use during youth turkey hunts allowed.

Description: Firearm use during youth turkey hunts allowed.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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HF4322

Title: Lost or stolen firearm reporting required, and criminal penalties imposed.

Description: Lost or stolen firearm reporting required, and criminal penalties imposed.

Last Action: Author added Bly.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF4323

Title: Criminal background checks for firearm transfers required, and certain transfers excepted.

Description: Criminal background checks for firearm transfers required, and certain transfers excepted.

Last Action: Author added Bly.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF4360

Title: Criminal background checks for pistol transfers required, transfers excepted, law enforcement and family members allowed to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms, transfer of semiautomatic military-style assault weapons and large-capacity magazines prohibited, buyback program established, slide-fire stock clarified as a trigger activator, criminal penalties provided, and money appropriated.

Description: Criminal background checks for pistol transfers required, transfers excepted, law enforcement and family members allowed to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms, transfer of semiautomatic military-style assault weapons and large-capacity magazines prohibited, buyback program established, slide-fire stock clarified as a trigger activator, criminal penalties provided, and money appropriated.

Last Action: Author added Ward.

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF4430

Title: Firearm transfer criminal background checks required, and transfers excepted.

Description: Firearm transfer criminal background checks required, and transfers excepted.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF166

Title: REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting, expedited rulemaking temporary authority, and appropriation

Description: REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting, expedited rulemaking temporary authority, and appropriation

Last Action: HF substituted in committee HF3

Last Action Date: March 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF292

Title: Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2017

Description: Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2017

Last Action: Author added Mathews

Last Action Date: January 30, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF649

Title: Firearm carry without permit authorization

Description: Firearm carry without permit authorization

Last Action: Author added Lang

Last Action Date: February 13, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF650

Title: Firearm carry without permit authorization; optional permit to carry firearm establishment

Description: Firearm carry without permit authorization; optional permit to carry firearm establishment

Last Action: Author added Lang

Last Action Date: February 13, 2017

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SF1099

Title: Law enforcement officers permission to carry firearms into private establishments authorization

Description: Law enforcement officers permission to carry firearms into private establishments authorization

Last Action: Second reading

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SF1261

Title: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement

Description: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement

Last Action: Author added Cwodzinski

Last Action Date: February 22, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF1262

Title: Gun violence protective orders authorization

Description: Gun violence protective orders authorization

Last Action: Author added Clausen

Last Action Date: February 22, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF1263

Title: Taylor Hayden Gun Violence Protection Act

Description: Taylor Hayden Gun Violence Protection Act

Last Action: Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

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SF2143

Title: Firearm instructors certification in pistol permit law modification

Description: Firearm instructors certification in pistol permit law modification

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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SF2375

Title: DWI and DWI-related cases search warrant to obtain blood or urine samples requirement; license revocation provisions; license revocation hearings guidelines establishment

Description: DWI and DWI-related cases search warrant to obtain blood or urine samples requirement; license revocation provisions; license revocation hearings guidelines establishment

Last Action: Second reading

Last Action Date: May 18, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2601

Title: Semiautomatic firearm slide-fire stock defined as trigger activator

Description: Semiautomatic firearm slide-fire stock defined as trigger activator

Last Action: Authors added Laine; Cwodzinski

Last Action Date: March 5, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2726

Title: Firearm ownership information collection by the department of health authorization

Description: Firearm ownership information collection by the department of health authorization

Last Action: Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 26, 2018

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SF2779

Title: Centralized register of individuals voluntarily choosing to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time creation by Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) requirement

Description: Centralized register of individuals voluntarily choosing to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time creation by Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) requirement

Last Action: Author added Marty

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2781

Title: Gun violence protective orders law enforcement and family members court petitioning authority authorization

Description: Gun violence protective orders law enforcement and family members court petitioning authority authorization

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2782

Title: Criminal background checks for firearm transfers requirement

Description: Criminal background checks for firearm transfers requirement

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

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SF2844

Title: Retired law enforcement officers authorization to carry firearms in schools

Description: Retired law enforcement officers authorization to carry firearms in schools

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2882

Title: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement

Description: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2883

Title: Gun violence protective orders issuance and enforcement; emergency issuance of gun violence protective order; firearms transfer and return; offenses, violation, and liability protection

Description: Gun violence protective orders issuance and enforcement; emergency issuance of gun violence protective order; firearms transfer and return; offenses, violation, and liability protection

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2959

Title: Semiautomatic military-style assault weapon minimum age to possess raised; semiautomatic military-style assault weapon definition expansion; semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer to underage persons crime

Description: Semiautomatic military-style assault weapon minimum age to possess raised; semiautomatic military-style assault weapon definition expansion; semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer to underage persons crime

Last Action: Author added Cohen

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2969

Title: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement

Description: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 5, 2018

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SF3028

Title: Civil commitment laws and procedures modifications

Description: Civil commitment laws and procedures modifications

Last Action: Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF3116

Title: School teachers and employees permit to carry firearms in schools; active shooter firearm training

Description: School teachers and employees permit to carry firearms in schools; active shooter firearm training

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3131

Title: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm is a trigger activator clarification

Description: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm is a trigger activator clarification

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

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SF3140

Title: Firearms and ammunition lawful possession, purchase and transfer regulation; crime of violence definition modification; mandatory minimum sentences; firearms rights restoration; firearm background checks provisions modification

Description: Firearms and ammunition lawful possession, purchase and transfer regulation; crime of violence definition modification; mandatory minimum sentences; firearms rights restoration; firearm background checks provisions modification

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3278

Title: Stolen or lost firearms reporting requirement and penalty imposition

Description: Stolen or lost firearms reporting requirement and penalty imposition

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3279

Title: Criminal background checks for firearm transfers requirement

Description: Criminal background checks for firearm transfers requirement

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3331

Title: Large-capacity magazines manufacturing, transferring or possession crime establishment

Description: Large-capacity magazines manufacturing, transferring or possession crime establishment

Last Action: Author stricken Isaacson

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF3398

Title: Sales tax exemption for gun safe purchases

Description: Sales tax exemption for gun safe purchases

Last Action: Referred to Taxes

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

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SF3419

Title: Criminal forfeiture procedures establishment; administrative forfeiture elimination; federal equitable sharing program participation elimination

Description: Criminal forfeiture procedures establishment; administrative forfeiture elimination; federal equitable sharing program participation elimination

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3476

Title: Firearm transfer without a safety device prohibition; firearm safety devices rules and standards adoption requirement; criminal penalty imposition and appropriation

Description: Firearm transfer without a safety device prohibition; firearm safety devices rules and standards adoption requirement; criminal penalty imposition and appropriation

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3605

Title: Assault weapons manufacturing, transferring or possessing crime establishment; disposal or registration of existing assault weapons authorization

Description: Assault weapons manufacturing, transferring or possessing crime establishment; disposal or registration of existing assault weapons authorization

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF3651

Title: Semiautomatic military-style assault weapon definition modification, transfer prohibition, and voluntary buyback program and appropriation

Description: Semiautomatic military-style assault weapon definition modification, transfer prohibition, and voluntary buyback program and appropriation

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 21, 2018

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