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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, sheriff, prohibited from imposing time constraints on applicant taking possession of, Sec. 13A-11-75 am'd.

Description: Pistol permits, sheriff, prohibited from imposing time constraints on applicant taking 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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California AB1872

Title: Firearms: unsafe handguns.

Description: An act to amend Section 32000 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4:45 p.m.

Last Action Date: June 19, 2018

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California SB785

Title: Evidence: immigration status.

Description: An act to add and repeal Sections 351.3 and 351.4 of the Evidence Code, relating to evidence, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 12, Statutes of 2018.

Last Action Date: May 17, 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 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: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 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: Act 562

Last Action Date: May 8, 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: Act 416

Last Action Date: May 7, 2018

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Hawaii SB2436

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Requires voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition, upon disqualification from ownership, possession, or control, within seven days of disqualification. Shortens the time period after failing to voluntarily surrender or dispose of all firearms and ammunition upon disqualification, after which the chief of police may seize all firearms and ammunition, from thirty days to seven days. (CD1)

Last Action: Enrolled to Governor.

Last Action Date: May 3, 2018

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Hawaii SB2046

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Prohibits manufacture, importation, sale, transfer, and possession of bump fire stocks, multiburst trigger activators, and trigger cranks. (SB2046 HD1)

Last Action: Enrolled to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 26, 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 HB4855

Title: FOID-RENEWAL & SUSPENSION

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Defines "patient" for purposes of the Act. Provides that renewal applications shall be approved or denied within 60 business days, provided the applicant submitted his or her renewal application prior to the expiration of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Provides that if a renewal application has been submitted prior to the expiration date of the applicant's Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall remain valid while the Department processes the application, unless the person is subject to or becomes subject to revocation under the Act. Provides that the cost for a renewal application shall be $10 which shall be deposited into the State Police Firearm Services Fund. Provides that the Department of State Police may, by rule in a manner consistent with the Department's rules concerning revocation, provide for the suspension of the Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a person whose Firearm Owner's Identification Card is subject to revocation and seizure under the Act for the duration of the disqualification if the disqualification is not a permanent grounds for revocation of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under the Act. Provides that the cost for replacement of a lost, destroyed, or stolen card shall be $5 if the loss, destruction, or theft of the card is reported to the Department of State Police. Provides the fee shall be deposited into the State Police Firearm Services Fund. Makes other changes.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: June 22, 2018

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Louisiana HB702

Title: Adds former members of the legislature to the list of persons who are excepted from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons

Description: Adds former members of the legislature to the list of persons who are excepted from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2018.

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018

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Louisiana HB602

Title: Provides relative to the carrying of a concealed handgun at a school

Description: Provides relative to the carrying of a concealed handgun at a school

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2018.

Last Action Date: May 30, 2018

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Louisiana HB495

Title: Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

Description: Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2018.

Last Action Date: May 25, 2018

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Louisiana SB178

Title: Allows students to wear bulletproof backpacks. (gov sig)

Description: Allows students to wear bulletproof backpacks. (gov sig)

Last Action: Effective date 5/23/2018.

Last Action Date: May 23, 2018

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Louisiana SB411

Title: Provides relative to persons found not guilty by reason of insanity. (8/1/18)

Description: Provides relative to persons found not guilty by reason of insanity. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Effective date 8/1/2018.

Last Action Date: May 23, 2018

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Louisiana SB402

Title: Clarifies that both volunteer and paid security guards may serve churches or houses of worship and provides for tactical training requirements for certain concealed handgun permittees. (8/1/18)

Description: Clarifies that both volunteer and paid security guards may serve churches or houses of worship and provides for tactical training requirements for certain concealed handgun permittees. (8/1/18)

Last Action: Effective date 8/1/2018.

Last Action Date: May 23, 2018

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Louisiana SB231

Title: Provides relative to the transfer of firearms for the violation of a protective order. (10/1/18)

Description: Provides relative to the transfer of firearms for the violation of a protective order. (10/1/18)

Last Action: Effective date 10/1/2018.

Last Action Date: May 20, 2018

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Louisiana HB776

Title: Prohibits the possession of firearms in certain cases involving stalking

Description: Prohibits the possession of firearms in certain cases involving stalking

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2018.

Last Action Date: May 18, 2018

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Louisiana HB732

Title: Provides for the reporting of certain court orders to be included in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System database

Description: Provides for the reporting of certain court orders to be included in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System database

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2018.

Last Action Date: May 15, 2018

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Louisiana HB240

Title: Provides relative to the crime of illegally supplying a felon with a firearm (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Description: Provides relative to the crime of illegally supplying a felon with a firearm (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2018.

Last Action Date: May 11, 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: Provisions/portions of LB1057 amended into LB1034 by AM2322

Last Action Date: April 23, 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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