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Passed West Virginia Gun Law HB2679

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Relating to the possession of firearms in parks and park facilities

Subject: Counties: Natural Resources

Description: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit county park commissions from prohibiting firearms in their facilities and to clarify that a firearm may be carried by a person for self defense in state parks, state forests and state recreational areas managed by the Department of Natural Resources, provided that such person is not otherwise prohibited from possessing firearms.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Chapter 163, Acts, Regular Session, 2017

Last Action Date: May 23, 2017

Sponsors

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11 sponsors: Amy Summers (R); Cindy Frich (R); John Overington (R); Anthony Paynter (R); Jason Harshbarger (R); Riley Moore (R); Daniel Dean (R); Geoff Foster (R); Joshua Higginbotham (R); Jim Butler (R); Tom Fast (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 11% (11 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 23, 2017 Chapter 163, Acts, Regular Session, 2017
House Apr 26, 2017 Approved by Governor 4/26/17
House Apr 20, 2017 To Governor 4/20/17
House Apr 9, 2017 To Governor 4/20/17 - House Journal
House Apr 9, 2017 Approved by Governor 4/26/17 - House Journal
Senate Apr 9, 2017 To Governor 4/20/17 - Senate Journal
Senate Apr 9, 2017 Approved by Governor 4/26/17 - Senate Journal
House Apr 8, 2017 Communicated to Senate
Senate Apr 8, 2017 House Message received
House Apr 8, 2017 Completed legislative action
House Apr 8, 2017 House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 526)
House Apr 8, 2017 House received Senate message
Senate Apr 1, 2017 Senate requests House to concur
Senate Apr 1, 2017 Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 314)
Senate Apr 1, 2017 Read 3rd time
Senate Mar 31, 2017 On 3rd reading
Senate Mar 31, 2017 Laid over on 3rd reading 3/31/17
Senate Mar 30, 2017 Read 2nd time
Senate Mar 30, 2017 Committee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
Senate Mar 30, 2017 On 2nd reading
Senate Mar 29, 2017 Laid over on 2nd reading 3/29/17
Senate Mar 28, 2017 Read 1st time
Senate Mar 28, 2017 On 1st reading
Senate Mar 27, 2017 Reported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
Senate Mar 25, 2017 House Message received
Senate Mar 25, 2017 To Judiciary
Senate Mar 25, 2017 To Judiciary
Senate Mar 25, 2017 Introduced in Senate
House Mar 24, 2017 Read 3rd time
House Mar 24, 2017 Communicated to Senate
House Mar 24, 2017 Passed House (Roll No. 160)
House Mar 24, 2017 On 3rd reading, Special Calendar
House Mar 23, 2017 Read 2nd time
House Mar 23, 2017 Amendment rejected (Roll No. 150)
House Mar 23, 2017 On 2nd reading, Special Calendar
House Mar 22, 2017 On 1st reading, Special Calendar
House Mar 22, 2017 Read 1st time
House Mar 21, 2017 By substitute, do pass
House Mar 15, 2017 To House Judiciary
House Mar 15, 2017 With amendment, do pass, but first to Judiciary
House Feb 23, 2017 To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary
House Feb 23, 2017 To House Agriculture and Natural Resources
House Feb 23, 2017 Introduced in House
House Feb 23, 2017 Filed for introduction
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled not available state link bill text
Comm Sub not available state link bill text
Introduced not available state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

Amendment rejected (Roll No. 150)

Passed House (Roll No. 160)

Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 314)

House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 526)

Link: http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Bill_Status/Bills_history.cfm?input=2679&year=2017&sessiontype=RS&btype=bill

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