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Passed Tennessee Gun Law HB1851

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: As enacted, prevents a municipality from charging a person with a violation of any ordinance prohibiting discharging a firearm within the municipal limits if the person acted in justifiable self-defense or to prevent the commission of a criminal offense when discharging the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1322.

Subject: Firearms and Ammunition

Description: As enacted, prevents a municipality from charging a person with a violation of any ordinance prohibiting discharging a firearm within the municipal limits if the person acted in justifiable self-defense or to prevent the commission of a criminal offense when discharging the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1322.

Session: 110th General Assembly

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 599

Last Action Date: April 4, 2018

Sponsors

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6 sponsors: Joe Towns (D); Barbara Cooper (D); G Hardaway (D); Debra Moody (R); Gregory Terry (R); Jimmy Eldridge (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (6 of 99)

History
Chamber Date Action
Apr 4, 2018 Effective date(s) 03/23/2018
Apr 4, 2018 Pub. Ch. 599
Mar 23, 2018 Signed by Governor.
House Mar 20, 2018 Transmitted to Governor for his action.
Senate Mar 19, 2018 Signed by Senate Speaker
House Mar 15, 2018 Signed by H. Speaker
House Mar 13, 2018 Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
House Mar 12, 2018 Passed H., Ayes 92, Nays 0, PNV 0
House Mar 12, 2018 Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
House Mar 12, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Senate substituted House Bill for companion Senate Bill.
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Passed Senate, Ayes 30, Nays 0
House Mar 8, 2018 H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 3/12/2018
House Mar 7, 2018 Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/8/2018
House Mar 1, 2018 Action def. in Calendar & Rules Committee to Next Calendar
House Feb 28, 2018 Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/1/2018
House Feb 27, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
House Feb 21, 2018 Rec. for pass; ref to Calendar & Rules Committee
House Feb 14, 2018 Placed on cal. Criminal Justice Committee for 2/21/2018
House Feb 13, 2018 Rec. for pass by s/c ref. to Criminal Justice Committee
House Feb 7, 2018 Placed on s/c cal Criminal Justice Subcommittee for 2/13/2018
House Jan 31, 2018 Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
House Jan 29, 2018 P2C, ref. to Criminal Justice Committee
House Jan 25, 2018 Intro., P1C.
House Jan 24, 2018 Filed for intro.
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Apr 2, 2018 state link bill text
Draft Jan 24, 2018 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: PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION

Link: link to state bill page

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