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Alaska HB62

Title: Gun Violence Protective Orders

Description: Gun Violence Protective Orders

Last Action: REFERRED TO JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Alaska HJR4

Title: Concealed Handgun Reciprocity B/w States

Description: Concealed Handgun Reciprocity B/w States

Last Action: REFERRED TO STATE AFFAIRS

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Arkansas HB1533

Title: To Amend The Law Concerning Possession Of A Weapon At A Residential Treatment Facility Owned Or Operated By The Division Of Youth Services.

Description: To Amend The Law Concerning Possession Of A Weapon At A Residential Treatment Facility Owned Or Operated By The Division Of Youth Services.

Last Action: Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

California AB893

Title: 22nd District Agricultural Association: firearm and ammunition sales at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Description: An act to add Section 4158 to the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to agricultural districts.

Last Action: Read first time. To print.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

California AB857

Title: Firearms: unsafe handguns.

Description: An act to amend Section 31910 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Read first time. To print.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

California AB879

Title: Firearms.

Description: An act to amend, repeal, and add Section 5343.5 of the Food and Agricultural Code, and to amend Sections 16170, 18010, 27585, and 30800 of, to add Sections 16531 and 16532 to, and to add Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section 30400) to Division 10 of Title 4 of Part 6 of, the Penal Code, relating to firearms, and making an appropriation therefor.

Last Action: Read first time. To print.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

California SB376

Title: Firearms: transfers.

Description: An act to amend Section 16730 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Florida S1238

Title: Safety of Religious Institutions

Description: Authorizing a church, a synagogue, or other religious institution to allow a concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee to carry a firearm on the property of that church, synagogue, or other religious institution for certain purposes; authorizing a private school or a religious school to designate a person to carry a firearm on that school's property, etc.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Florida H0941

Title: Domestic Violence

Description: Revises prohibition on sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor offense of domestic violence from possessing firearm or ammunition; requires persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence to surrender all firearms & ammunition; provides requirements for law enforcement officers carrying out court order & taking possession of firearms & ammunition; requires all law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies & procedures; authorizes defendant to elect to transfer all firearms & ammunitions that he or she owns to another person; provides criminal penalties.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Georgia SB150

Title: Crimes and Offenses; persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence receiving, possessing, transporting a firearm; prohibit

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 16 and 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses and to domestic relations, respectively, so as to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence from receiving, possessing, or transporting a firearm and to prohibit persons subject to family violence protective orders from receiving, possessing, or transporting a firearm; to provide an effective date and applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Hopper

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Georgia HB384

Title: Weapons; firearms stored or kept within a home be secured in a locked container; require

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-126 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to having or carrying handguns, long guns, or other weapon, license requirement, and exceptions for homes, motor vehicles, private property, and other locations and conditions, so as to require that firearms stored or kept within a home be secured in a locked container; to provide for a criminal penalty; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Hopper

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Iowa HF456

Title: A bill for an act relating to the carrying and possession of weapons and acquiring pistols and revolvers, and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the carrying and possession of weapons and acquiring pistols and revolvers, and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Public Safety. H.J. 320.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Kentucky HB463

Title: AN ACT relating to firearms.

Description: Amend KRS 527.010 to define "assault weapon"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to prohibit the possession of an assault weapon by a person under 21 years of age unless the person is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a law enforcement officer; prohibit sale or transfer of an assualt weapon to a person under 21 years of age; create penalties.

Last Action: introduced in House

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Kentucky HB462

Title: AN ACT relating to firearms possession by domestic abusers.

Description: Amend KRS 527.010 to define "domestic abuse offense," "domestic violence protective order," and "physical force"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to create the crimes of possession of a firearm by a convicted domestic abuser and possession of a firearm by the subject of a domestic violence protective order; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to require the surrender of firearms by people subject to protective orders or convicted of specified crimes; amend KRS 403.740 and 456.060 to require courts to inform the subject of a domestic violence order or an interpersonal protective order of the firearm possession prohibition.

Last Action: introduced in House

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Maryland SB1000

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permit Review Board - Repeal

Description: Altering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; repealing provisions of law relating to the Handgun Permit Review Board; providing that appeals from a certain decision by the Secretary or the Secretary's designee may be made to the Office of Administrative Hearings in a certain manner; etc.

Last Action: First Reading Senate Rules

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

Minnesota SF1504

Title: Right to carry a firearm without a permit authorization; optional carry permit establishment

Description: Right to carry a firearm without a permit authorization; optional carry permit establishment

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

Missouri HB1008

Title: Establishes Blair's Law, which modifies the offense of unlawful use of a weapon by adding provisions regarding the discharge of a firearm within or into the limits of a municipality

Description: Establishes Blair's Law, which modifies the offense of unlawful use of a weapon by adding provisions regarding the discharge of a firearm within or into the limits of a municipality

Last Action: Introduced and Read First Time (H)

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Montana HB577

Title: Establish protections for gun possession and purchase in Medical Marijuana Act

Description: Establish protections for gun possession and purchase in Medical Marijuana Act

Last Action: (H) Hearing (H) Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

Montana SB304

Title: Authorize concealed carry for legislators, & sergeants-at-arms & their deputies

Description: Authorize concealed carry for legislators, & sergeants-at-arms & their deputies

Last Action: (C) Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Montana SB303

Title: Revise laws related to national instant criminal background check system

Description: Revise laws related to national instant criminal background check system

Last Action: (C) Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

North Carolina H139

Title: Youth Gun Violence Study Commission

Description: Youth Gun Violence Study Commission

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

North Carolina H136

Title: Concealed Carry Permit Lapse/Revise Law

Description: Concealed Carry Permit Lapse/Revise Law

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

New York A05944

Title: Removes references of gravity knives as a dangerous weapon from certain provisions of the penal law relating to firearms and other dangerous weapons.

Description: Removes references of gravity knives as a dangerous weapon from certain provisions of the penal law relating to firearms and other dangerous weapons.

Last Action: referred to codes

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

New York S03898

Title: Removes references of gravity knives as a dangerous weapon from certain provisions of the penal law relating to firearms and other dangerous weapons.

Description: Removes references of gravity knives as a dangerous weapon from certain provisions of the penal law relating to firearms and other dangerous weapons.

Last Action: REFERRED TO CODES

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Oregon SB817

Title: Relating to firearms.

Description: Creates crime of unlawful storage of firearm. Punishes by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Punishes second and subsequent convictions by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. Requires gun dealers to post notice concerning obligation to store firearms in safe manner. Prohibits sale, delivery or transfer of firearm to person convicted of unlawful storage of firearm for five-year period after conviction. Punishes unlawful sale, delivery or transfer by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both.

Last Action:

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

Texas HB2046

Title: Relating to the establishment of a grant pilot program to fund mental health initiatives in public schools and to increasing fees for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

Description: Relating to the establishment of a grant pilot program to fund mental health initiatives in public schools and to increasing fees for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Texas HB2115

Title: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety equipment.

Description: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety equipment.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Texas HB2137

Title: Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

Description: Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Texas HB2051

Title: Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by a retired judicial officer and certain other governmental officials.

Description: Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by a retired judicial officer and certain other governmental officials.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

Texas HB1959

Title: Relating to the transportation or storage of a firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a private school parking area.

Description: Relating to the transportation or storage of a firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a private school parking area.

Last Action: Filed

Last Action Date: February 19, 2019

Vermont H0329

Title: An act relating to safe storage of firearms

Description: An act relating to safe storage of firearms

Last Action:

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

Washington HB2103

Title: Simplifying firearms regulations.

Description: Simplifying firearms regulations.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019