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Gun Legislation Awaiting Governor's Signature Or Veto

These are state level fiream related bills that are awaiting a signature or veto by the governor of that state.

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Alabama SB27

Title: Firearm, possession prohibited at certain places including by persons with a valid pistol permit, exception for qualified retired law enforcement officers, Sec. 13A-11-61.2 am'd.

Description: Firearm, possession prohibited at certain places including by persons with a valid pistol permit, exception for qualified retired law enforcement officers, Sec. 13A-11-61.2 am'd.

Last Action: Assigned Act No. 2018-529.

Last Action Date: March 27, 2018

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Alabama SB113

Title: Pistol permits, clarify law in regard to issuing, provide that a sheriff may not impose time constraint on applicant to take possession of, Sec. 13A-11-75 am'd.

Description: Pistol permits, clarify law in regard to issuing, provide that a sheriff may not impose time constraint on applicant to take possession of, Sec. 13A-11-75 am'd.

Last Action: Assigned Act No. 2018-400.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

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Florida H0055

Title: Sale of Firearms

Description: Requires FDLE procedures to allow payment or transmittal of processing fees for criminal history checks of potential firearms buyers by electronic means; provides that criminal history check requests may be made by electronic means.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2018-144

Last Action Date: April 9, 2018

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Florida S0740

Title: Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Description: Specifying the methodology for the assessment of certain structures in horticultural production; revising permitting requirements and operating standards for water vending machines; requiring certain liquefied petroleum gas dealers to provide notice within a specified period before rendering a consumer's liquefied petroleum gas equipment or system inoperable or discontinuing service; providing that delaying or failing to make payment for certain livestock is an unfair and deceptive act, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2018-84

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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Georgia SB407

Title: Criminal Justice System; comprehensive reform for offenders; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for comprehensive reform for offenders; to amend Title 15 and Chapter 6A of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts and the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council; to amend Title 17, Code Section 24-4-609, Chapter 5 of Title 40, Title 42, and Code Section 43-1-19 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure, impeachment by evidence of conviction of a crime, drivers' licenses, penal institutions, and grounds for refusing to grant or revoking professional licenses; to amend Chapter 2 of Title 31 and Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Department of Community Health and public assistance; to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Sent to Governor

Last Action Date: April 6, 2018

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Georgia HB657

Title: Firearms; providing to person on probation as a felony first offender; make unlawful

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make unlawful the knowing and intentional provision of any firearm for the purpose of providing such firearm to any person known to be on probation as a felony first offender or to have been convicted of a felony; to provide for criminal penalties; to clarify that affirmative confirmation by firearm provider is not required; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Sent to Governor

Last Action Date: April 5, 2018

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Georgia SB365

Title: Code Revision Commission; statutory portion of said Code; revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in and reenact

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, so as to revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in, and reenact the statutory portion of said Code, as amended, in furtherance of the work of the Code Revision Commission; to repeal portions of said Code, or Acts in amendment thereof, which have become obsolete, have been declared to be unconstitutional, or have been preempted or superseded by subsequent laws; to codify principles of law derived from decisions of the state Supreme Court; to provide for other matters relating to revision, reenactment, and publication of said Code; to provide for effect in event of conflicts; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Sent to Governor

Last Action Date: April 5, 2018

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Idaho S1313

Title: Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding defense of self, others, a habitation, place of business or employment, or an occupied vehicle.

Description: SELF-DEFENSE -- Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding defense of self, others, a habitation, place of business or employment, or an occupied vehicle.

Last Action: Session Law Chapter 222 Effective: 07/01/2018

Last Action Date: March 21, 2018

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Illinois SB1657

Title: GUN DEALER LICENSING

Description: Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that a dealership agent other than a dealer licensee-in-charge may act on behalf of the licensed dealership without being licensed as a dealer under the Act. Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Board consisting of 5 members appointed by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to recommend policies, procedures, and rules relevant to the administration and enforcement of the Act. Provides that the holder of a dealership license issued under the Act may employ in the conduct of his or her business dealership agents. Establishes qualifications for obtaining dealership licenses and for being employed as a dealership agent. Establishes penalties for violations of the Act. Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2028. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes conforming changes.

Last Action: Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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Illinois HB1468

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale of public conveyance travel tickets to a minor.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

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Kansas HB2145

Title: Prohibiting the possession of a firearm by certain individuals.

Description: Prohibiting the possession of a firearm by certain individuals.

Last Action: House Enrolled and presented to Governor on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Last Action Date: April 26, 2018

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Michigan HB5220

Title: Weapons; other; purchase and possession of certain self-defense spray concentration; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 224d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.224d).

Description: Weapons; other; purchase and possession of certain self-defense spray concentration; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 224d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.224d).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 98'18 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: April 10, 2018

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Nebraska LB1034

Title: Change credentialing provisions for health care professions and occupations and licensure provisions for health care facilities and services and school-age child care programs and adopt the EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

Description: Change credentialing provisions for health care professions and occupations and licensure provisions for health care facilities and services and school-age child care programs and adopt the EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

Last Action: Presented to Governor on April 18, 2018

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Tennessee SB0834

Title: As introduced, requires the Tennessee bureau of investigation to notify the department, within one day of receiving notice of an attempt, if a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution has attempted to purchase a firearm. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Description: As introduced, requires the Tennessee bureau of investigation to notify the department, within one day of receiving notice of an attempt, if a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution has attempted to purchase a firearm. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor for action.

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Tennessee HB2370

Title: As introduced, authorizes an individual, business entity, or government entity to allow the concealed carry of handguns by handgun carry permit holders on the individual's or entity's property while prohibiting other weapons or the open carry of firearms; establishes posting requirements for "concealed firearms only" signage. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1359.

Description: As introduced, authorizes an individual, business entity, or government entity to allow the concealed carry of handguns by handgun carry permit holders on the individual's or entity's property while prohibiting other weapons or the open carry of firearms; establishes posting requirements for "concealed firearms only" signage. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1359.

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor for his action.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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Utah HB0038

Title: Fireworks Restrictions

Description: Fireworks Restrictions

Last Action: Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

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Wisconsin SB56

Title: Mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 941.29 (4m) (a) 2.; to amend 941.29 (4m) (a) (intro.); and to create 941.29 (4m) (a) 2. (intro.), b. and c. of the statutes; Relating to: mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Last Action: Published 4-17-2018

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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Wisconsin SB408

Title: Furnishing, purchasing, or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm, mandatory minimum sentences for individuals who commit certain firearm violations, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 941.29 (4); to renumber 175.35 (2g) (b); to renumber and amend 175.35 (3); to amend 48.57 (3p) (g) 2., 165.63 (4) (a), 813.1285 (3) (a) 1. d., 813.1285 (4) (b) 1. (intro.), 813.1285 (7) (b), 941.29 (1g) (a), 973.12 and 976.05 (12); and to create 175.35 (2g) (b) 2., 175.35 (3) (b), 175.35 (4), 939.46 (3), 939.6195 and 941.2905 of the statutes; Relating to: furnishing, purchasing, or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm, mandatory minimum sentences for individuals who commit certain firearm violations, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Last Action: Published 3-29-2018

Last Action Date: March 28, 2018

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Wisconsin AB820

Title: The standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.

Description: An Act to create 895.08 of the statutes; Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.

Last Action: Published 3-29-2018

Last Action Date: March 28, 2018

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