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Passed Tennessee Gun Law HB0061

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: As enacted, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer; clarifies that the criminal history records check requirements do not apply to an occasional sale of a used or second-hand firearm by a person who is not engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Subject: Firearms and Ammunition

Description: As enacted, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer; clarifies that the criminal history records check requirements do not apply to an occasional sale of a used or second-hand firearm by a person who is not engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Session: 110th General Assembly

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 185

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

Sponsors

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5 sponsors: Courtney Rogers (R); John Ragan (R); John Windle (D); Mike Sparks (R); Joe Towns (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (5 of 99)

History
Chamber Date Action
May 3, 2017 Pub. Ch. 185
May 3, 2017 Effective date(s) 04/19/2017
Apr 19, 2017 Signed by Governor.
House Apr 12, 2017 Transmitted to Governor for his action.
House Apr 10, 2017 Signed by H. Speaker
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
House Apr 6, 2017 Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Passed Senate, Ayes 24, Nays 3
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - SA0269)
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Senate substituted House Bill for companion Senate Bill.
House Apr 4, 2017 Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
House Apr 3, 2017 H. adopted am. (Amendment 1 - HA0200)
House Apr 3, 2017 Passed H., as am., Ayes 78, Nays 14, PNV 1
House Apr 3, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
House Mar 30, 2017 H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/3/2017
House Mar 29, 2017 Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/30/2017
House Mar 28, 2017 Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee
House Mar 22, 2017 Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Civil Justice Committee
House Mar 22, 2017 Placed on cal. Civil Justice Committee for 3/28/2017
House Mar 15, 2017 Meeting Cancelled. Action Def. in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee to 3/22/17
House Mar 15, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 3/22/2017
House Mar 8, 2017 Action Def. in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee to 3/15/2017
House Mar 8, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 3/15/2017
House Mar 1, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 3/8/2017
House Feb 1, 2017 Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
House Feb 1, 2017 P2C, ref. to Civil Justice Committee
House Jan 30, 2017 Intro., P1C.
House Jan 17, 2017 Filed for intro.
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Jan 17, 2017 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

FLOOR VOTE: AS AMENDED PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION

FLOOR VOTE: THIRD CONSIDERATION

Link: http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/Billinfo/default.aspx?BillNumber=HB0061&ga=110

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