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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 HJR110

Title: Task Force on 21st Century Firearm Laws, established

Description: Task Force on 21st Century Firearm Laws, established

Last Action: Delivered to Governor at 7:00 p.m. on May 19, 2017.

Last Action Date: May 19, 2017

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Arkansas HB2020

Title: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Concealed Handgun; And To Amend ยง 5-73-122.

Description: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Concealed Handgun; And To Amend ยง 5-73-122.

Last Action: Notification that HB2020 is now Act 1087

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Arkansas HB1895

Title: Concerning The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Inside A Courthouse.

Description: Concerning The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Inside A Courthouse.

Last Action: Notification that HB1895 is now Act 1090

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Arkansas HB2110

Title: Concerning The Requirements For A Concealed Handgun License For A Current Or Former Member Of The United States Armed Forces; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Description: Concerning The Requirements For A Concealed Handgun License For A Current Or Former Member Of The United States Armed Forces; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Last Action: Notification that HB2110 is now Act 1017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas SB37

Title: Permitting A Concealed Carry Licensee To Possess A Concealed Handgun In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Description: Permitting A Concealed Carry Licensee To Possess A Concealed Handgun In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Last Action: Notification that SB37 is now Act 1071

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas HB1367

Title: Concerning An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Or A Retired Law Enforcement Officer Carrying A Concealed Handgun; And Concerning Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Description: Concerning An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Or A Retired Law Enforcement Officer Carrying A Concealed Handgun; And Concerning Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Last Action: Notification that HB1367 is now Act 957

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Arkansas HB1320

Title: To Make Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code Concerning Criminal Offenses And The Criminal Law.

Description: To Make Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code Concerning Criminal Offenses And The Criminal Law.

Last Action: Notification that HB1320 is now Act 333

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

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California AB1453

Title: Schoolbuses: adult volunteer transportation.

Description: An act to amend Section 39837.5 of the Education Code, and to amend Section 545 of the Vehicle Code, relating to schoolbuses.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 173, Statutes of 2017.

Last Action Date: August 7, 2017

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California AB103

Title: Public safety: omnibus.

Description: An act to amend Sections 384 and 1010.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Sections 11040, 11041, 11042, 11045, 24000, 69580, 69592, 69594, and 69600 of, to add Sections 15007, 15820.948, 68514, and 69614.4 to, to add Article 9 (commencing with 70500) to Chapter 5.7 of Title 8 of, to add Chapter 17.8 (commencing with Section 7310) to Division 7 of Title 1 of, to add Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 27770) to Part 3 of Division 2 of Title 3 of, to add and repeal Section 12532 of, and to repeal Section 11043 of, the Government Code, to add Section 329 to the Military and Veterans Code, to amend Sections 1170.18, 1370, 1370.6, 1372, 1463.007, 1464, 1557, 2801, 2808, 3453, 5075, 6031, 6031.1, 29800, 29805, 30680, and 30900 of, to add Sections 1170.127 and 4032 to, to repeal Sections 1203.6 and 1464.2 of, and to repeal and add Section 1203.5 of, the Penal Code, to add and repeal Section 10340.1 of the Public Contract Code, to amend Sections 13365, 13365.2, 40509, and 40509.5 of the Vehicle Code, and to amend Sections 209, 1982, 4100, 4358.5, 7228, and 7234 of, and to repeal and add Sections 270 and 271 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public safety, making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 17, Statutes of 2017.

Last Action Date: June 27, 2017

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Florida S0852

Title: Human Trafficking

Description: Requiring the Department of Children and Families or a sheriff's office to conduct a multidisciplinary staffing on child victims of commercial sexual exploitation to determine the child's service and placement needs; revising the continuing medical education course requirements for certain relicensures or recertifications to include a course in human trafficking; adding human trafficking to the list of crimes requiring pretrial detention of the defendant, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2017-23

Last Action Date: May 24, 2017

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Georgia HB280

Title: Firearms; license holders; carrying and possession of certain weapons in certain buildings or real property owned or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; authorize

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to authorize the carrying and possession of handguns in certain manners by weapons carry license holders in certain buildings or on real property owned by or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; to provide for exceptions; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2017

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Georgia SB104

Title: Kidnapping, False Imprisonment and Related Offenses; human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; require posting

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to kidnapping, false imprisonment, and related offenses, so as to require the posting of the human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to require government entities to have a hyperlink to the human trafficking hotline model notice on their websites; to delete the sunset provision; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: May 8, 2017

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Georgia HB292

Title: Firearms; laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; revise and clarify

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16, Code Section 35-3-34, and Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of issuing center, and provision of certain information to the FBI in conjunction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and general provisions regarding torts, respectively, so as to provide for, revise, and clarify laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: May 8, 2017

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Hawaii HB459

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Requires written notice to certain law enforcement agencies, the court that issued a protective or restraining order on an applicant, and the applicant's probation or parole officer, as applicable, upon the denial of a permit because of federal or state law. (HB459 CD1)

Last Action: Act 063, 06/29/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).

Last Action Date: June 30, 2017

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Illinois SB0607

Title: CRIM CD-SWITCHBLADES

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides an exemption from the prohibition on sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of a switchblade knife to a person who possesses a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police or to a person or an entity engaged in the business of selling or manufacturing switchblade knives. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0082

Last Action Date: August 11, 2017

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Illinois SB1842

Title: CRIM CD-CLOTH-CONCEAL ID

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statutes concerning aggravated kidnaping, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and unlawful use of weapons, deletes references to "hooded" and replaces with "cloth" so that the offense is committed when the person commits the proscribed act when he or she wears a cloth, robe, or mask to conceal his or her identity. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: June 29, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

Illinois SB0315

Title: FOID-EXPLOSIVE COMPONENTS

Description: Amends the Illinois Financial Services Development Act. Makes a technical change to the short title Section.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: June 28, 2017

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Illinois HB1685

Title: CIVIL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Premises Liability Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning firearm ranges.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: June 27, 2017

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Illinois HB3855

Title: FIRST 2017 GENERAL REVISORY

Description: Creates the First 2017 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes stylistic changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: June 23, 2017

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Louisiana SB220

Title: Provides relative to penalties for certain offenses. (8/1/17)

Description: Provides relative to penalties for certain offenses. (8/1/17)

Last Action: Effective date 8/1/2017.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Louisiana HB509

Title: Provides relative to temporary restraining orders

Description: Provides relative to temporary restraining orders

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/17.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2017

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Louisiana HB223

Title: Provides relative to abuse among dating partners (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Description: Provides relative to abuse among dating partners (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/17.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2017

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Michigan SB0219

Title: Weapons; licensing; application process for licensing; modify. Amends secs. 1, 4, 5a, 5b, 5j, 5l, 5o, 6 & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.) & repeals sec. 421 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.421).

Description: Weapons; licensing; application process for licensing; modify. Amends secs. 1, 4, 5a, 5b, 5j, 5l, 5o, 6 & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.) & repeals sec. 421 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.421).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0095'17 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: August 16, 2017

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Michigan SB0245

Title: Weapons; other; spring-assisted knife; allow. Amends secs. 231 & 237a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.231 & 750.237a) & repeals sec. 226a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.226a).

Description: Weapons; other; spring-assisted knife; allow. Amends secs. 231 & 237a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.231 & 750.237a) & repeals sec. 226a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.226a).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0096'17 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: August 16, 2017

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Minnesota HF470

Title: Public safety omnibus bill.

Description: Public safety omnibus bill.

Last Action: Secretary of State Chapter 95

Last Action Date: May 30, 2017

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Montana HB251

Title: Remove certain items from conceal carry laws

Description: Remove certain items from conceal carry laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 21, 2017

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Montana HB273

Title: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Description: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Oklahoma HB1428

Title: Crimes and punishments; creating Handgun Carry Military Age Exemption Act; modifying certain eligibility requirement; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; creating Handgun Carry Military Age Exemption Act; modifying certain eligibility requirement; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/06/2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Texas HB3784

Title: Relating to certain applications to obtain a license to carry a handgun and to the associated handgun proficiency course.

Description: Relating to certain applications to obtain a license to carry a handgun and to the associated handgun proficiency course.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB867

Title: Relating to school marshals.

Description: Relating to school marshals.

Last Action: Effective immediately

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB913

Title: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.

Description: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB1935

Title: Relating to the carrying of certain knives; creating a criminal offense.

Description: Relating to the carrying of certain knives; creating a criminal offense.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB435

Title: Relating to the carrying of weapons, including the application of certain weapons and handgun license laws to certain persons, the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of a state hospital, and the liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun; providing a civil penalty.

Description: Relating to the carrying of weapons, including the application of certain weapons and handgun license laws to certain persons, the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of a state hospital, and the liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun; providing a civil penalty.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB1819

Title: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.

Description: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: May 26, 2017

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Utah HJR011

Title: Joint Resolution Calling for Reform of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Description: Joint Resolution Calling for Reform of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Last Action: House/ to Lieutenant Governor in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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Virginia HB1853

Title: Victims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course.

Description: Victims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course. Creates the Virginia Firearms Safety and Training for Sexual and Domestic Violence Victims Fund. The bill provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services may distribute funds from the Fund to reimburse an entity that offers a firearms safety or training course or class approved by the Department free of charge to victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, stalking, or family abuse. The Department would not be permitted to issue reimbursements in excess of the amount available in the Fund. The bill also requires that, upon the issuance of a protective order, the petitioner for the order be provided with a list of such approved courses or classes. This bill is identical to SB 1300.

Last Action: (67 affirmative votes required to override)

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Virginia HB1852

Title: Concealed handguns; protective orders.

Description: Carrying concealed handguns; protective orders. Authorizes any person 21 years of age or older who is not prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm and is protected by an unexpired protective order to carry a concealed handgun for 45 days after the protective order was issued. The bill provides that if the person issued the protective order applies for a concealed handgun permit during such 45-day period, such person will be authorized to carry a concealed handgun for an additional 45 days and be given a copy of the certified application, which shall serve as a de facto concealed handgun permit. The bill requires such person to have the order or certified application and photo identification on his person when carrying a concealed handgun and to display them upon demand by a law-enforcement officer; failure to do so is punishable by a $25 civil penalty. This bill is identical to SB 1299.

Last Action: (67 affirmative votes required to override)

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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West Virginia SB230

Title: Relating to certain WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide

Description: The purpose of this bill is to require all law-enforcement agencies in this state to certify qualified law-enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms nationwide as provided by the federal Law-Enforcement Officers Safety Act, to provide statutory authority necessary to give prosecuting attorneys and assistant prosecuting attorneys the option to carry firearms for self-defense pursuant to that federal act upon completion of required training and annual background check and to require law-enforcement agencies to provide qualified retired law-enforcement officers the opportunity to be certified to carry concealed firearms nationwide, under that act.

Last Action: Chapter 200, Acts, Regular Session, 2017

Last Action Date: May 23, 2017

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