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22 total bills, 8 anti-gun bills,
9 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

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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

watching this bill

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: Author added Moran.

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

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: Author added Murphy, E.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

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

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 Dettmer.

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

watching this bill

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 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 Grossell.

Last Action Date: January 23, 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

watching this bill

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: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SF1262

Title: Gun violence protective orders authorization

Description: Gun violence protective orders authorization

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

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

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

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

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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

this is an pro-gun bill

SF292

Title: Minnesota self-defense and defense of home laws provisions modifications

Description: Minnesota self-defense and defense of home laws provisions modifications

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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