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Passed Tennessee Gun Law SB1910

  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: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 599

Last Action Date: April 4, 2018

Sponsors

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5 sponsors: Frank Niceley (R); Jon Lundberg (R); Janince Bowling (R); Dolores Gresham (R); John Stevens (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 15% (5 of 33)

History
Chamber Date Action
Apr 4, 2018 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 599
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Companion House Bill substituted
Senate Mar 9, 2018 Placed on Senate Consent Calendar 2 calendar for 3/12/2018
Senate Mar 7, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Mar 6, 2018 Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee
Senate Mar 6, 2018 Sponsor(s) Added.
Senate Feb 28, 2018 Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/6/2018
Senate Jan 31, 2018 Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Jan 29, 2018 Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
Senate Jan 26, 2018 Filed for introduction
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Apr 2, 2018 state link bill text
Draft Jan 26, 2018 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

FLOOR VOTE: Motion to Adopt

Link: link to state bill page

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