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Passed Tennessee Gun Law SB1241

  this is an pro-gun bill
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: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 475

Last Action Date: June 14, 2017

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Mark Norris (R); Doug Overbey (R); Joseph Hensley (R); Edward Jackson (R); John Stevens (R); Reginald Tate (D); Jim Tracy (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 21% (7 of 33)

History
Chamber Date Action
Jun 14, 2017 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 475
Senate May 9, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate May 9, 2017 Companion House Bill substituted
Senate May 9, 2017 Placed on Senate Regular Calendar 2 calendar for 5/9/2017
Senate May 9, 2017 Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 10, Nays 0 PNV 0
Senate May 8, 2017 Placed on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 5/9/2017
Senate May 3, 2017 Rule #83(8) Suspended, to be heard in S. FW&M Comm 5-3-17
Senate May 3, 2017 Placed on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 5/3/2017
Senate May 3, 2017 Action deferred in Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee to 5/8/2017
Senate Mar 30, 2017 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Mar 28, 2017 Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0
Senate Mar 22, 2017 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/28/2017
Senate Mar 21, 2017 Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/28/2017
Senate Mar 15, 2017 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/21/2017
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
Draft Feb 9, 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 with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0

SENATE FINANCE, WAYS, AND MEANS COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 10, Nays 0 PNV 0

Link: http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/Billinfo/default.aspx?BillNumber=SB1241&ga=110

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