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Passed West Virginia Gun Law HB4187

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Business Liability Protection Act

Subject: Actions, Suits and Liens: Public Safety: Real and Personal Property

Description: The purpose of this bill is to create the “Business Liability Protection Act”. The bill includes the right to limit possession of firearms on certain premises and definitions. It also provides for misdemeanor criminal offense and penalty. It prohibits employers from certain specific actions against a person when that person possesses a firearm legally, including a condition of employment. The bill provides a duty of care of public and private employers and provides for immunity from liability. The bill authorizes the Attorney General to enforce this statute, including the right to sue or seek injunctive relief; and seek civil fines.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Chapter 4, Acts, Regular Session, 2018

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

Sponsors

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10 sponsors: Geoff Foster (R); Dianna Graves (R); Jim Butler (R); Amy Summers (R); Mark Zatezalo (R); Rodney Miller (D); Jason Barrett (D); Phillip Isner (D); Ray Hollen (R); Saira Blair (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 10% (10 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 16, 2018 Chapter 4, Acts, Regular Session, 2018
House Mar 21, 2018 Approved by Governor 3/21/18
House Mar 21, 2018 To Governor 3/21/18
House Mar 10, 2018 To Governor 3/21/18 - House Journal
House Mar 10, 2018 Approved by Governor 3/21/18 - House Journal
Senate Mar 10, 2018 Approved by Governor 3/21/18 - Senate Journal
Senate Mar 10, 2018 To Governor 3/21/18 - Senate Journal
Senate Mar 10, 2018 House Message received
House Mar 10, 2018 Completed legislative action
House Mar 10, 2018 Communicated to Senate
House Mar 10, 2018 House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 503)
House Mar 10, 2018 House received Senate message
Senate Mar 9, 2018 Read 3rd time
Senate Mar 9, 2018 Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 431)
Senate Mar 9, 2018 On 3rd reading
Senate Mar 9, 2018 Senate requests House to concur
Senate Mar 8, 2018 Committee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
Senate Mar 8, 2018 On 2nd reading
Senate Mar 8, 2018 Read 2nd time
Senate Mar 7, 2018 Reported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
Senate Mar 7, 2018 Read 1st time
Senate Mar 7, 2018 Immediate consideration
Senate Feb 28, 2018 To Judiciary
Senate Feb 28, 2018 House Message received
Senate Feb 28, 2018 Introduced in Senate
Senate Feb 28, 2018 To Judiciary
House Feb 27, 2018 Passed House (Roll No. 232)
House Feb 27, 2018 Read 3rd time
House Feb 27, 2018 On 3rd reading, Special Calendar
House Feb 27, 2018 Communicated to Senate
House Feb 26, 2018 Amendment rejected (Roll No. 223)
House Feb 26, 2018 On 2nd reading, Special Calendar
House Feb 26, 2018 Read 2nd time
House Feb 26, 2018 Amendment adopted (Voice vote)
House Feb 26, 2018 Amendment rejected (Roll No. 225)
House Feb 26, 2018 Amendment rejected (Roll No. 224)
House Feb 23, 2018 On 1st reading, Special Calendar
House Feb 23, 2018 Read 1st time
House Feb 22, 2018 By substitute, do pass
House Feb 9, 2018 To House Judiciary
House Feb 9, 2018 With amendment, do pass, but first to Judiciary
House Jan 18, 2018 To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then Judiciary
House Jan 18, 2018 To House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
House Jan 18, 2018 Introduced in House
House Jan 18, 2018 Filed for introduction
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled not available state link bill text
Engrossed 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. 223)

Amendment rejected (Roll No. 224)

Amendment rejected (Roll No. 225)

Passed House (Roll No. 232)

Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 431)

House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 503)

Link: link to state bill page

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