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Passed Tennessee Gun Law HB0452

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Legislation Overview

Title: As enacted, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

Subject: Sentencing

Description: As enacted, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

Session: 110th General Assembly

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 475

Last Action Date: June 14, 2017

Sponsors

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9 sponsors: Jimmy Eldridge (R); Timothy Wirgau (R); James Van Huss (R); Cameron Sexton (R); William Lamberth (R); Mike Carter (R); Kelly Keisling (R); G Hardaway (D); Paul Sherrell (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (9 of 99)

History
Chamber Date Action
Jun 14, 2017 Effective date(s) 07/01/2017
Jun 14, 2017 Pub. Ch. 475
Jun 6, 2017 Signed by Governor.
House May 30, 2017 Transmitted to Governor for his action.
House May 26, 2017 Signed by H. Speaker
Senate May 26, 2017 Signed by Senate Speaker
House May 11, 2017 Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
House May 9, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
House May 9, 2017 Passed H., as am., Ayes 81, Nays 6, PNV 0
House May 9, 2017 H. Placed on Regular Calendar 2 for 5/9/2017
House May 9, 2017 H. adopted am. (Amendment 1 - HA0513)
Senate May 9, 2017 Passed Senate, Ayes 30, Nays 0
Senate May 9, 2017 Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 2 - SA0539)
Senate May 9, 2017 Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - SA0245)
Senate May 9, 2017 Senate substituted House Bill for companion Senate Bill.
Senate May 9, 2017 Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
House May 9, 2017 Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
House May 8, 2017 Rec. for pass; ref to Calendar & Rules Committee
House May 8, 2017 Rec. for pass by s/c ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee
House May 8, 2017 Placed on cal. Finance, Ways & Means Committee for 5/8/2017
House May 8, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
House May 8, 2017 Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 5/8/2017
House May 3, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee for 5/8/2017
House May 2, 2017 Placed behind the budget
House Apr 26, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee for 5/2/2017
House Apr 26, 2017 Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
House Apr 20, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
House Apr 19, 2017 Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee
House Apr 13, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
House Apr 12, 2017 Placed on cal. Criminal Justice Committee for 4/19/2017
House Apr 11, 2017 Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Criminal Justice Committee
House Apr 5, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Criminal Justice Subcommittee for 4/11/2017
House Apr 4, 2017 Reset on Final cal. of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
House Mar 29, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Criminal Justice Subcommittee for 4/4/2017
House Mar 28, 2017 Action Def. in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee to 4/4/2017
House Mar 22, 2017 Placed on s/c cal Criminal Justice Subcommittee for 3/28/2017
House Feb 14, 2017 Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
House Feb 9, 2017 P2C, ref. to Criminal Justice Committee
House Feb 8, 2017 Intro., P1C.
House Feb 6, 2017 Filed for intro.
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Feb 6, 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=HB0452&ga=110

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