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12 total bills, 6 anti-gun bills,
0 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Rhode Island Gun Laws

2013 Session2014 Session2015 Session2016 Session2017 Session

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note: Rhode Island has a limited carry over of legislation between sessions

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H5067

Title: Weapons

Description: Prohibits persons convicted of certain offenses involving domestic violence from owning or possessing firearms.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 11, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

H5155

Title: Weapons

Description: Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 19, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

H5156

Title: Weapons - Stun-guns

Description: Permits the possession of a stun-gun under the same license conditions which apply to possession of a pistol.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 19, 2017

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H5262

Title: Weapons

Description: Makes it unlawful to carry a rifle or shotgun in a vehicle, except under limited circumstances and enhances the penalty to anyone who transfers a firearm as a minor which is then used in a crime of violence.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 27, 2017

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H5263

Title: Weapons

Description: Amends the statute for possession of firearms by minors.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 27, 2017

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H5345

Title: Weapons

Description: Provides that only peace officers and persons approved by the school authorities for the purposes of educational instruction may carry firearms or other weapons on school grounds.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 2, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

H5437

Title: Weapons

Description: Defines imitation firearm and makes it unlawful to change or remove certain markings required to be on an imitation firearm.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

H5510

Title: Domestic Assault - Protect Rhode Island Families Act

Description: Limits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 15, 2017

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H5547

Title: Possession Of Firearms By Minors

Description: Requires all minors in possession of a firearm, with or without a permit, be in the presence of a parent or guardian or supervising adult at all times.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

H5554

Title: Weapons

Description: Provides that no person shall knowingly purchase or otherwise obtain a firearm on behalf of or transfer to a person who the transferor knows or reasonably should know is prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm under federal or state law.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

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S0187

Title: Weapons

Description: Limits carrying of firearms on school grounds to peace officers.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 1, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

S0223

Title: Weapons

Description: Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds known as high capacity magazines.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 2, 2017

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