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Passed Tennessee Gun Law SB0145

  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: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 185

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Mae Beavers (R); Paul Bailey (R); Janince Bowling (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 9% (3 of 33)

History
Chamber Date Action
May 3, 2017 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 185
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Companion House Bill substituted
Senate Apr 4, 2017 Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/6/2017
Senate Apr 3, 2017 Senate Reset on calendar for 4/6/2017
Senate Mar 30, 2017 Senate Reset on calendar for 4/3/2017
Senate Mar 30, 2017 Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/3/2017
Senate Mar 28, 2017 Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/30/2017
Senate Mar 21, 2017 Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee
Senate Mar 15, 2017 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/21/2017
Senate Feb 1, 2017 Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Jan 30, 2017 Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
Senate Jan 24, 2017 Filed for introduction
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Jan 24, 2017 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee

Link: http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/Billinfo/default.aspx?BillNumber=SB0145&ga=110

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