Help us help us keep you informed about any challenge to your second amendment rights by making a small donation or becoming a supporting member. Even a small $5.00 donation helps us keep you up to date on your rights and informed on all firearm related information. We can't do it without your support!

toggle menu

Passed Tennessee Gun Law SB0834

  watching this bill
Legislation Overview

Title: As enacted, requires, in certain circumstances, the instant check unit of the TBI to contact the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction where a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution attempts to purchase a firearm; requires the reporting of certain other information of persons involuntarily committed. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Subject: Mental Illness

Description: As enacted, requires, in certain circumstances, the instant check unit of the TBI to contact the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction where a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution attempts to purchase a firearm; requires the reporting of certain other information of persons involuntarily committed. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Session: 110th General Assembly

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 799

Last Action Date: May 4, 2018

Sponsors

Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

10 sponsors: Ferrell Haile (R); Steven Dickerson (R); Mark Norris (R); Lee Harris (D); Rusty Crowe (R); Edward Jackson (R); Becky Massey (R); Frank Niceley (R); John Stevens (R); Jeff Yarbro (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 30% (10 of 33)

History
Chamber Date Action
May 4, 2018 Effective date(s) 07/01/2018
May 4, 2018 Pub. Ch. 799
Senate Apr 24, 2018 Signed by Governor.
Senate Apr 18, 2018 Transmitted to Governor for action.
House Apr 17, 2018 Signed by H. Speaker
Senate Apr 16, 2018 Signed by Senate Speaker
Senate Apr 13, 2018 Enrolled and ready for signatures
House Apr 12, 2018 Subst. for comp. HB.
House Apr 12, 2018 Passed H., Ayes 95, Nays 0, PNV 0
House Apr 12, 2018 Am. withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - HA1118)
House Apr 2, 2018 Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
Senate Mar 29, 2018 Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 1 - SA0901)
Senate Mar 29, 2018 Passed Senate as amended, Ayes 29, Nays 0
Senate Mar 29, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Mar 29, 2018 Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
Senate Mar 27, 2018 Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/29/2018
Senate Mar 20, 2018 Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0
Senate Mar 14, 2018 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/20/2018
Senate Mar 14, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Mar 13, 2018 Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Mar 13, 2018 Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/20/2018
Senate Mar 7, 2018 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/13/2018
Senate Mar 6, 2018 Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/13/2018
Senate Feb 28, 2018 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/6/2018
Senate Feb 16, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Jan 10, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Feb 13, 2017 Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Feb 9, 2017 Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
Senate Feb 9, 2017 Filed for introduction
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Apr 27, 2018 state link bill text
Draft Feb 9, 2017 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
SA0901 Amendment 1-0 to SB0834 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Votes

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 9, Nays 0 PNV 0

FLOOR VOTE: as Amended Third Consideration

FLOOR VOTE: PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION

Link: link to state bill page

Discuss this bill and other firearm related topics in our brand new discussion forum

Comments On This Bill

We want you to speak your mind but please keep your comments 'family friendly'.