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2021 Passed State Firearm Legislation

These are state level fiream related bills that have passed. Billls are archived by the year they were signed into law.

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Arkansas SB24

Title: Concerning The Defense Of A Person With The Use Of Physical Force Or Deadly Physical Force.

Description: Concerning The Defense Of A Person With The Use Of Physical Force Or Deadly Physical Force.

Last Action: Notification that SB24 is now Act 250

Last Action Date: March 3, 2021

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Arizona HB2570

Title: Licenses; pandemics; revocation prohibition

Description: Licenses; pandemics; revocation prohibition

Last Action: Chapter 367

Last Action Date: May 19, 2021

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Arizona HB2111

Title: 2nd amendment; unenforceable federal laws

Description: 2nd amendment; unenforceable federal laws

Last Action: Chapter 182

Last Action Date: April 6, 2021

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Arizona HB2050

Title: Liquor omnibus

Description: Liquor omnibus

Last Action: Chapter 94

Last Action Date: March 24, 2021

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Colorado SB256

Title: Local Regulation Of Firearms

Description: Concerning permitting regulation of firearms by local governing bodies.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: June 19, 2021

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Colorado HB1299

Title: Office Of Gun Violence Prevention

Description: Concerning establishing an office of gun violence prevention, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: June 19, 2021

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Colorado HB1298

Title: Expand Firearm Transfer Background Check Requirements

Description: Concerning the conditions under which a firearm transfer may be prohibited following a background check, and, in connection therewith, requiring approval of a firearm transfer prior to a transfer by a licensed dealer, establishing grounds for denying a transfer, and clarifying the process to appeal a denied transfer.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: June 19, 2021

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Colorado SB059

Title: Juvenile Justice Code Reorganization

Description: Concerning the reorganization of the juvenile justice code in article 2 of title 19, Colorado Revised Statutes, by the Colorado juvenile justice and delinquency prevention council as authorized by House Joint Resolution 18-1013.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: May 13, 2021

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Colorado HB1106

Title: Safe Storage Of Firearms

Description: Concerning measures to secure firearms to prevent use by persons not lawfully permitted to possess firearms.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: April 19, 2021

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Colorado SB078

Title: Lost Or Stolen Firearms

Description: Concerning the responsibility of an individual firearm owner to report a missing firearm.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: April 19, 2021

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Connecticut HB06491

Title: An Act Concerning Electronic Defense Weapons.

Description: To remove the prohibition on possession of nonlethal electronic defense weapons.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: June 10, 2021

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Delaware HB55

Title: An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Gun Shop Project.

Description: In 2009, New Hampshire was the first state to develop a statewide "Gun Shop Project," reaching out to gun shops regarding the role they can play in suicide prevention. In the years since, at least 21 other states have implemented similar campaigns. This Act establishes the Delaware Gun Shop Project.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 3, 2021

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Florida S1884

Title: Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition Regulation

Description: Providing that written or unwritten policies are subject to provisions allowing for recovery of damages if such policies violate specified provisions; providing that a plaintiff challenging a local government regulation concerning firearms is considered a prevailing plaintiff for certain purposes in specified circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-15

Last Action Date: May 11, 2021

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Iowa HF621

Title: A bill for an act establishing which actions may be brought against firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, sellers, or dealers. (Formerly HSB 116.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.

Description: A bill for an act establishing which actions may be brought against firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, sellers, or dealers. (Formerly HSB 116.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 884.

Last Action Date: April 2, 2021

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Iowa HF756

Title: A bill for an act relating to the acquisition and possession of weapons and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 254.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the acquisition and possession of weapons and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 254.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 884.

Last Action Date: April 2, 2021

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Idaho H0391

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a declaration of disaster emergency by the Governor.

Description: EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a declaration of disaster emergency by the Governor.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on May 10, 2021 Session Law Chapter 357 Effective: 05/10/2021

Last Action Date: May 5, 2021

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Idaho H0392

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a declaration of disaster emergency by the Governor and to provide that the Governor may not alter, adjust, or create any provisions of the Idaho Code.

Description: EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a declaration of disaster emergency by the Governor and to provide that the Governor may not alter, adjust, or create any provisions of the Idaho Code.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on May 10, 2021 Session Law Chapter 356 Effective: 05/10/2021

Last Action Date: May 5, 2021

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Idaho H0393

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a declaration of disaster emergency by the Governor.

Description: EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a declaration of disaster emergency by the Governor.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on May 10, 2021 Session Law Chapter 355 Effective: 05/10/2021

Last Action Date: May 5, 2021

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Idaho H0093

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding certain fees.

Description: PARKS AND RECREATION -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding certain fees.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on March 19, 2021 Session Law Chapter 92 Effective: 03/19/2021

Last Action Date: March 19, 2021

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Kansas HB2058

Title: Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating a new class of concealed carry license for individuals 18 to 20 years of age, and creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.

Description: Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating a new class of concealed carry license for individuals 18 to 20 years of age, and creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.

Last Action: Senate Motion to override veto prevailed; Yea: 31 Nay: 8

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

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Kansas SB14

Title: Extending certain provisions of the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas and providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency.

Description: Extending certain provisions of the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas and providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency.

Last Action: Senate Approved by Governor on Monday, January 25, 2021

Last Action Date: January 25, 2021

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Kentucky HB574

Title: AN ACT relating to elections and making an appropriation therefor.

Description: Amend various sections of KRS Chapters 48, 65, 83A, 116, 117, 118, 118A, 119, 120, 242, and 424 relating to paper ballots, voting equipment, voting systems, election education, voter registration, mail-in and in-person absentee voting and procedures, county board of election appointments, precinct election officer qualifications, consolidated precincts, mail-in absentee portal for mail-in ballot application requests, drop-box or receptacle for mail-in absentee ballots, voter assistance requirements prescribed, extension of time for reviewing and processing mail-in absentee ballots and procedures related, establishing recanvass thresholds, penalties prescribed for furnishing mail-in absentee ballots when not permissible, prohibiting tax dollars from being used to influence public opinion for ballot questions, and elections. repeal KRS 117.381 and 117.387, relating to electronic voting systems.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 197)

Last Action Date: April 7, 2021

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Missouri HB85

Title: Establishes the "Second Amendment Preservation Act," which creates additional protections to the right to bear arms

Description: Establishes the "Second Amendment Preservation Act," which creates additional protections to the right to bear arms

Last Action: Delivered to Secretary of State (G)

Last Action Date: June 12, 2021

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Mississippi SB2598

Title: Department of Public Safety; revise licensing.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Department Of Public Safety To Waive The Residency Requirement For A Concealed-carry License For A Member Of An Active Or Reserve Component Branch Of The United States Of America Armed Forces Stationed In Mississippi, Or The Spouse Of The Same; To Amend Sections 63-1-9 And 63-1-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, As Amended By House Bill No. 550, 2021 Regular Session, To Remove The Intermediate License; To Revise The Department Of Public Safety's Authority To Issue Driver's Licenses And Learner's Permits; To Require A Licensee Under A Certain Age To Be Supervised While Driving For The First 6 Months Of Possession Of A Driver's License; To Amend Section 63-11-25, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Petition Appealing The Forfeiture, Suspension Or Denial Of Issuance Of A License Shall Be Served On The Attorney General And The Commissioner Of Public Safety; To Create A New Section Of Law To Require The Commissioner Of Public Safety To Establish An Alternative State Identification Card That Does Not Require Proof Of Domicile, For The Purpose Of Making A State Identification Card Available For Persons Who Do Not Have A Domicile To List; To Create A Special Fund In The State Treasury Into Which Shall Be Deposited Any Federal Monies That Are Made Available For The Establishment Of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure In The State; To Amend Sections 45-33-43, 63-1-5, 63-1-10.1, 63-1-23, 63-1-35, 63-1-43 And 63-1-47, Mississippi Code Of 1972, As Amended By House Bill No. 550, 2021 Regular Session, To Conform; To Amend Sections 63-1-6, 63-1-33 And 63-1-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: April 16, 2021

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Mississippi SB2253

Title: Concealed carry weapons permit; combine with driver's license or identification card.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Option Of Including A Concealed Carry Weapons Permit As A Notation On A Driver's License Or Identification Card; To Provide That The Expiration Date Shall Be The Same As That Of The Driver's License Or Identification Card; To Grant The Commissioner Of Public Safety The Authority To Promulgate Rules And Regulations Which May Be Necessary To Ensure The Effectiveness Of The Concurrent Application And Renewal Processes; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: March 18, 2021

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Mississippi HB277

Title: Tribal identification cards; recognize as legal means of personal identification.

Description: An Act To Create New Section 1-3-42, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Terms Describing Photo Identification That Are Legal In This State; To Create New Section 97-7-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The Crime Of Counterfeiting, Fraud Or Misrepresentation In Relation To A Tribal Identification Card; To Amend Section 27-115-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Age To Buy A Lottery Ticket; To Amend Section 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity For A Concealed Carry License; To Amend Section 49-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity To Obtain A Hunting Or Fishing License; To Amend Section 63-21-39, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity Required For Scrap Sales; To Amend Section 67-3-69, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Proof Of Identity For Purchase Of Alcohol; To Amend Section 75-9-503, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity In Ucc Filing Statements; To Amend Section 75-24-29, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Personally Identifying Information That Can Be Compromised In A Security Breach; To Amend Section 75-67-305, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity For Pawnshop Transactions; To Amend Section 75-95-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity Required For Precious Item Resale; To Amend Section 93-1-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Age Required To Obtain A Marriage License; To Amend Section 93-29-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Factors To Determine Risk Of Abduction; To Amend Section 97-17-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Proof Of Identity Required For Scrap Sales; To Amend Section 97-45-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Definition Of Personal Information In The Context Of Certain Computer Crimes; To Amend Section 45-35-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Dealing With Fraudulent Nondriver Identification Cards, To Make A Minor, Nonsubstantive Change; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: March 18, 2021

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Mississippi HB886

Title: Law enforcement officers; exempt from concealed firearms permit fees and renewal fees.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt Law Enforcement Officers Who Are Employed With A Law Enforcement Agency Of A Municipality, County Or State At The Time Of Application For A Concealed Carry Permit From Permitting Fees And Renewal Fees; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

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Montana HB382

Title: Generally revise the use of exploding targets

Description: Generally revise the use of exploding targets

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: May 14, 2021

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Montana HB504

Title: Generally revise firearms and weapons laws

Description: Generally revise firearms and weapons laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: May 14, 2021

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Montana SB370

Title: Protecting constitutional rights during an emergency

Description: Protecting constitutional rights during an emergency

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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Montana HB258

Title: Revise laws related to firearms, ammunition, and accessories

Description: Revise laws related to firearms, ammunition, and accessories

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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Montana HB102

Title: Generally revise gun laws

Description: Generally revise gun laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

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North Dakota 1383

Title: The limitation on enforcing or providing assistance regarding violations of federal firearm laws; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 62.1-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the limitation on enforcing or providing assistance regarding violations of federal firearm laws; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/22

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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North Dakota 1297

Title: The possession of firearms or dangerous weapons at a public gathering.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the possession of firearms or dangerous weapons at a public gathering.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/22

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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North Dakota 1293

Title: Handguns and carrying firearms or dangerous weapons concealed.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact sections 62.1-02-10, 62.1-03-01, and 62.1-04-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to handguns and carrying firearms or dangerous weapons concealed.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/21

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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North Dakota 1248

Title: The authority of a political subdivision regarding firearms.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-01-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the authority of a political subdivision regarding firearms.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/21

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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North Dakota 1396

Title: Immunity from civil actions for firearm or ammunition manufacturers.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 28-01.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to immunity from civil actions for firearm or ammunition manufacturers.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/21

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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North Dakota 1498

Title: Use of force in defense of property, limits on the use of force and deadly force, and immunity from civil liability.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 62.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to brandishing a dangerous weapon; and to amend and reenact sections 12.1-05-06, 12.1-05-07, and 12.1-05-07.2 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to use of force in defense of property, limits on the use of force and deadly force, and immunity from civil liability.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/19

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

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North Dakota 1463

Title: Licensing of instructors of armed first responders in schools.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subsection to section 43-30-16 and a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to application and renewal fees for armed first responder course instructor certification and possession of a concealed firearm or dangerous weapon; and to amend and reenact subsection 7 of section 62.1-02-14 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to licensing of instructors of armed first responders in schools.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/19

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

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North Dakota 1450

Title: A license to carry a firearm or dangerous weapon concealed; and to provide an expiration date.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 62.1-04-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to a license to carry a firearm or dangerous weapon concealed; and to provide an expiration date.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/19

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

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North Dakota 2344

Title: Governmental regulation of firearms and ammunition; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 37-17.1-29 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to governmental regulation of firearms and ammunition; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/12

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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North Dakota 1459

Title: AN ACT to provide for a legislative management study regarding county correctional employees carrying firearms.

Description: AN ACT to provide for a legislative management study regarding county correctional employees carrying firearms.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/12

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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North Dakota 1339

Title: AN ACT to provide for a legislative management study of the definitions of "dangerous weapon" and "public gathering".

Description: AN ACT to provide for a legislative management study of the definitions of "dangerous weapon" and "public gathering".

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/01

Last Action Date: April 5, 2021

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North Dakota 1180

Title: The governor's authority during a declared state of disaster or emergency.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 6 of section 37-17.1-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the governor's authority during a declared state of disaster or emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/29

Last Action Date: March 30, 2021

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North Dakota 2181

Title: The state health officer's authority and the governor's authority during a declared disaster or emergency; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 12 of section 23-01-05 and section 37-17.1-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the state health officer's authority and the governor's authority during a declared disaster or emergency; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/29

Last Action Date: March 30, 2021

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Nebraska LB236

Title: Change provisions relating to controlled substances and firearms

Description: Change provisions relating to controlled substances and firearms

Last Action: Provisions/portions of LB301 amended into LB236 by AM1434

Last Action Date: May 27, 2021

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New Hampshire HB342

Title: Relative to the taking of game by certain lever-action firearms and relative to the number of rounds permitted in a firearm used to take deer.

Description: Relative to the taking of game by certain lever-action firearms and relative to the number of rounds permitted in a firearm used to take deer.

Last Action: Signed by Governor Sununu 04/23/2021; Chapter 12; Eff: 06/22/2021

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

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Nevada AB42

Title: Makes various changes relating to criminal law and criminal procedure. (BDR 14-371)

Description: AN ACT relating to crimes; requiring certain batteries which constitute domestic violence to be charged with certain felonies and gross misdemeanors; expanding the courts that are required to conduct a jury trial under certain circumstances; revising various provisions relating to jury trials; authorizing the use of sound recording equipment under certain circumstances; making various changes regarding the jurisdiction of municipal courts; revising provisions governing the selection of jurors; establishing a right to a jury trial under certain circumstances; prohibiting a person convicted of a battery which constitutes domestic violence or the same or similar conduct in another jurisdiction from owning or having in his or her possession or under his or her custody or control any firearm; revising the circumstances under which a prosecuting attorney is authorized to dismiss a charge of battery which constitutes domestic violence; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 253.

Last Action Date: June 2, 2021

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Nevada SB6

Title: Revises provisions governing orders for protection against high-risk behavior. (BDR 3-394)

Description: AN ACT relating to public safety; replacing the term ex parte order with emergency order; making various changes relating to applications for and the issuance of orders for protection against high-risk behavior; revising the persons to whom an adverse party must surrender firearms; requiring a court to order the return of any surrendered firearm of an adverse party upon the expiration of an extended order for protection against high-risk behavior; revising provisions relating to the dissolution of orders for protection against high-risk behavior; eliminating the requirement for a court clerk or designee to provide assistance to certain persons relating to such orders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 142.

Last Action Date: May 27, 2021

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Oklahoma HB2949

Title: Revenue and taxation; sales tax exemption; University Hospitals Trust; effective date; emergency.

Description: Revenue and taxation; sales tax exemption; University Hospitals Trust; effective date; emergency.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/25/2021

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

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Oklahoma HB2898

Title: Oklahoma Self-Defense Act; deposit of fees; directing certain fees be deposited in the General Revenue Fund; effective date.

Description: Oklahoma Self-Defense Act; deposit of fees; directing certain fees be deposited in the General Revenue Fund; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/24/2021

Last Action Date: May 24, 2021

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Oklahoma HB2645

Title: Firearms; unlawful carry in certain places; prohibiting carry on certain government property; clarifying certain exemption; emergency.

Description: Firearms; unlawful carry in certain places; prohibiting carry on certain government property; clarifying certain exemption; emergency.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/13/2021

Last Action Date: May 13, 2021

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Oklahoma SB646

Title: Firearms; modifying prohibition against carrying weapon where alcohol is served. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; modifying prohibition against carrying weapon where alcohol is served. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/27/2021

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

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Oklahoma SB926

Title: Firearm regulation; modifying preemption inclusion; allowing certain action. Effective date.

Description: Firearm regulation; modifying preemption inclusion; allowing certain action. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/27/2021

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

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Oklahoma SB672

Title: Firearms; allowing certain transport. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; allowing certain transport. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/27/2021

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

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Oklahoma SB106

Title: Firearms; unlawful intent; modifying penalties; modifying revocation penalty for certain unlawful act; eliminating grace period for license renewals; excluding fingerprint search requirement. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; unlawful intent; modifying penalties; modifying revocation penalty for certain unlawful act; eliminating grace period for license renewals; excluding fingerprint search requirement. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/27/2021

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

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Oklahoma SB631

Title: Infringement of Second Amendment rights; creating the Second Amendment Sanctuary State Act; considering certain action as infringing on the right to keep and bear arms; directing courts and law enforcement agencies to protect certain rights. Emergency.

Description: Infringement of Second Amendment rights; creating the Second Amendment Sanctuary State Act; considering certain action as infringing on the right to keep and bear arms; directing courts and law enforcement agencies to protect certain rights. Emergency.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/26/2021

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

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Oklahoma HB1630

Title: Firearms; modifying certain background check procedure; effective date.

Description: Firearms; modifying certain background check procedure; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/22/2021

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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Oklahoma HB1674

Title: Crimes and punishments; rioting; making certain acts unlawful; codification; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; rioting; making certain acts unlawful; codification; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/21/2021

Last Action Date: April 21, 2021

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South Dakota SB111

Title: Reduce the fee for permits to carry concealed pistols.

Description: Reduce the fee for permits to carry concealed pistols.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 29, 2021 S.J. 494

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

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South Dakota HB1212

Title: Clarify the use of force.

Description: Clarify the use of force.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 29, 2021 H.J. 570

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

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South Dakota HB1043

Title: Provide enhanced permit criteria for current and former law enforcement officers.

Description: Provide enhanced permit criteria for current and former law enforcement officers.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on February 16, 2021 H.J. 293

Last Action Date: February 16, 2021

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Tennessee SB0551

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 67, Chapter 6, relative to taxation of gun safes and gun safety devices.

Description: As enacted, creates a sales tax holiday for the retail sale of gun safes and gun safety devices if sold between 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2021, and 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 592

Last Action Date: June 2, 2021

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Tennessee HB0902

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70, relative to weapons.

Description: As enacted, enacts the "Second Amendment Privacy and Protection Act of 2021," - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 554

Last Action Date: June 2, 2021

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Tennessee SB1373

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41, relative to sentencing.

Description: As enacted, classifies the offense of reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle as a Class C felony. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 505

Last Action Date: June 1, 2021

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Tennessee HB1171

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 29; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40, relative to firearms.

Description: As enacted, enacts the "Firearms Information Privacy Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 540

Last Action Date: June 1, 2021

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Tennessee HB1433

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41, relative to sentencing.

Description: As enacted, classifies the offense of reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle as a Class C felony. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 505

Last Action Date: June 1, 2021

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Tennessee SB0557

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38 and Title 39, relative to firearm laws.

Description: As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Firearm Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 38 and Title 39.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 444

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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Tennessee SB0555

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4; Title 16; Title 33; Title 36; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 49 and Title 70, relative to firearms.

Description: As enacted, clarifies that the term "crime of violence" in regard to weapons offenses includes aggravated rape of a child rather than especially aggravated rape of a child. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 16; Title 33; Title 36; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 49 and Title 70.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 443

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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Tennessee SB0543

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-17-1351, relative to the audit of handgun permit application fees.

Description: As enacted, deletes requirement that the comptroller of the treasury must conduct an annual audit of the Tennessee bureau of investigation regarding the bureau's receipt and use of the $15 portion of the handgun carry permit application fee to be used exclusively for updating and maintaining the fingerprint criminal history database. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 195

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

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Tennessee SB0277

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13, relative to disposition of confiscated weapons.

Description: As enacted, expands the type of equipment for which law enforcement agencies may exchange confiscated weapons to include any equipment suitable for use for legitimate law enforcement purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 166

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

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Tennessee SB0765

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, relative to firearms.

Description: As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of unlawful carrying of a firearm, if a person meets age requirements, lawfully possesses the handgun, and is in a place that the person is lawfully present; revises other firearm statutes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 108

Last Action Date: April 12, 2021

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Texas HB1500

Title: Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

Description: Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 18, 2021

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Texas SB313

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: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 14, 2021

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Texas SB198

Title: Relating to the demonstration of weapons proficiency by qualified retired law enforcement officers.

Description: Relating to the demonstration of weapons proficiency by qualified retired law enforcement officers.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 14, 2021

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Texas SB162

Title: Relating to a false statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

Description: Relating to a false statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: May 30, 2021

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Texas SCR20

Title: Recognizing the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official handgun of the State of Texas.

Description: Recognizing the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official handgun of the State of Texas.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: May 24, 2021

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Utah HB0336

Title: Suicide Prevention Amendments

Description: Suicide Prevention Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

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Utah HB0200

Title: Firearm Safe Harbor Amendments

Description: Firearm Safe Harbor Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0101

Title: Prohibited Persons Amendments

Description: Prohibited Persons Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0096

Title: Emergency Management Amendments

Description: Emergency Management Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah SB0139

Title: Utah State Correctional Facility Operational Amendments

Description: Utah State Correctional Facility Operational Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0267

Title: Voluntary Lethal Means Restrictions Amendments

Description: Voluntary Lethal Means Restrictions Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0216

Title: Firearms Amendments

Description: Firearms Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0227

Title: Self Defense Amendments

Description: Self Defense Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0255

Title: Protective Order Revisions

Description: Protective Order Revisions

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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Utah HB0176

Title: Revisor's Technical Corrections to Utah Code

Description: Revisor's Technical Corrections to Utah Code

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

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

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Utah SB0055

Title: Rural Online Initiative Sunset Amendments

Description: Rural Online Initiative Sunset Amendments

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

Last Action Date: February 15, 2021

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Utah HB0060

Title: Conceal Carry Firearms Amendments

Description: Conceal Carry Firearms Amendments

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

Last Action Date: February 15, 2021

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Virginia HB1992

Title: Firearms; purchase, etc., following conviction for assault and battery of a family member.

Description: Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following conviction for assault and battery of a family or household member; penalties. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery of a family or household member, as defined in the bill, from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm. The prohibition expires three years after the date of conviction, at which point the person's firearms rights are restored, unless he receives another disqualifying conviction. A person who violates the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following conviction for assault and battery of a family or household member; penalties. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery of a family or household member, as defined in the bill, from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm. The prohibition expires three years after the date of conviction, at which point the person's firearms rights are restored, unless he receives another disqualifying conviction. A person who violates the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)

Last Action Date: April 15, 2021

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Virginia HB2295

Title: Firearm; carrying within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, state-owned bldgs.

Description: Carrying a firearm or explosive material within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, into a building owned or leased by the Commonwealth, etc.; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to carry any firearm or explosive material within (i) the Capitol of Virginia; (ii) Capitol Square and the surrounding area; (iii) any building owned or leased by the Commonwealth or any agency thereof; or (iv) any office where employees of the Commonwealth or agency thereof are regularly present for the purpose of performing their official duties. The bill provides exceptions for the following individuals while acting in the conduct of such person's official duties: any law-enforcement officer, any authorized security personnel, any active military personnel, any fire marshal when such fire marshal has been granted police powers, or any member of a cadet corps while such member is participating in an official ceremonial event for the Commonwealth. The prohibitions of the bill that apply to any building owned or leased by the Commonwealth or any office where state employees are performing official duties do not apply to retired law-enforcement officials visiting a gun range owned or leased by the Commonwealth or any of the following while acting in the conduct of official duties: a bail bondsman, an employee of the Department of Corrections or a state juvenile correctional facility, an employee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, or an employee of the Department of Wildlife Resources. Such prohibitions also do not apply to an individual carrying a weapon into a courthouse who is statutorily exempt, any property owned or operated by a public institution of higher education, any state park, or any magistrate acting in the conduct of the magistrate's official duties. The bill requires that notice of the provisions prohibiting the carrying of such firearms or explosive material be posted at each of the public entrances to Capitol Square and the other locations where such firearms and explosive material are prohibited in the bill. The bill provides that any firearm or explosive material carried in violation of these provisions is subject to seizure by a law-enforcement officer and forfeiture to the Commonwealth.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0548)

Last Action Date: April 7, 2021

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Virginia HB2081

Title: Polling places; prohibited activities, unlawful possession of a firearm, penalty.

Description: Polling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hour after its use as a polling place, except for (i) a qualified law-enforcement officer or retired law-enforcement officer, (ii) any person occupying his own private property that falls within 40 feet of the polling place, or (iii) a licensed armed security officer whose employment or performance of his duties occurs within 40 feet of the polling place. The bill further provides that no person shall knowingly possess a firearm within 40 feet of a meeting place for the local electoral board while the electoral board meets to ascertain the results of an election or any place used as the setting for a recount. A violation of the provisions of the bill is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0459)

Last Action Date: March 31, 2021

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Virginia HB1909

Title: School board building or property, certain; establishment of gun-free zone permitted.

Description: Certain school board property; establishment of gun-free zone permitted. Permits any school board to deem any non-school zone building or property that it owns or leases where employees of such school board are regularly present for the purpose of performing their official duties as a gun-free zone and prohibit any individual from knowingly possessing, purchasing, transferring, carrying, storing, or transporting firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof while such individual is upon such property, except certain individuals such as law-enforcement officers and qualified retired law-enforcement officers. Certain school board property; establishment of gun-free zone permitted. Permits any school board to deem any non-school zone building or property that it owns or leases where employees of such school board are regularly present for the purpose of performing their official duties as a gun-free zone and prohibit any individual from knowingly possessing, purchasing, transferring, carrying, storing, or transporting firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof while such individual is upon such property, except certain individuals such as law-enforcement officers and qualified retired law-enforcement officers.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0439)

Last Action Date: March 30, 2021

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Virginia HB2310

Title: Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.

Description: Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; emergency. Provides that any applicant for a concealed handgun permit who completed an online course to demonstrate competence with a handgun and contacted the circuit court clerk's office prior to January 1, 2021, but was prohibited from appearing in person at a circuit court clerk's office because of COVID-19 restrictions is eligible to apply for such permit through April 30, 2021. The bill contains an emergency clause. Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; emergency. Provides that any applicant for a concealed handgun permit who completed an online course to demonstrate competence with a handgun and contacted the circuit court clerk's office prior to January 1, 2021, but was prohibited from appearing in person at a circuit court clerk's office because of COVID-19 restrictions is eligible to apply for such permit through April 30, 2021. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

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Virginia HB2128

Title: Firearms, certain; sale, etc., criminal history record information check delay increased to 5 days.

Description: Sale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transferred. If a dealer who has otherwise fulfilled all requirements is told by the State Police that a response will not be available by the end of the dealer's fifth business day, the dealer may complete the sale or transfer without being deemed in violation.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0031)

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

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Virginia HB2310

Title: Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.

Description: Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; emergency. Provides that any applicant for a concealed handgun permit who completed an online course to demonstrate competence with a handgun and contacted the circuit court clerk's office prior to January 1, 2021, but was prohibited from appearing in person at a circuit court clerk's office because of COVID-19 restrictions is eligible to apply for such permit through April 30, 2021. The bill contains an emergency clause. Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; emergency. Provides that any applicant for a concealed handgun permit who completed an online course to demonstrate competence with a handgun and contacted the circuit court clerk's office prior to January 1, 2021, but was prohibited from appearing in person at a circuit court clerk's office because of COVID-19 restrictions is eligible to apply for such permit through April 30, 2021. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Last Action: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

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Virginia HB2128

Title: Firearms; criminal history record information check delay increased to five days.

Description: Sale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transferred. If a dealer who has otherwise fulfilled all requirements is told by the State Police that a response will not be available by the end of the dealer's fifth business day, the dealer may complete the sale or transfer without being deemed in violation.

Last Action: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

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West Virginia SB458

Title: Relating to possession of firearms by individuals during state of emergency

Description: Relating to possession of firearms by individuals during state of emergency

Last Action: Chapter 276, Acts, Regular Session, 2021

Last Action Date: May 24, 2021

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West Virginia SB419

Title: Redefining "firearm" to match federal code

Description: Redefining "firearm" to match federal code

Last Action: Chapter 275, Acts, Regular Session, 2021

Last Action Date: May 24, 2021

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West Virginia HB2499

Title: Tax reduction for arms and ammo manufacturing

Description: The purpose of this bill is to stimulate economic growth in manufacturing industries by amending the definition of manufacturing for purposes of special method for appraising qualified capital additions to manufacturing facilities for property tax purposes; by amending the formula for calculating credit allowed for manufacturing investment to include small arms ammunition manufacturing and small arms, ordinance and ordinance accessories manufacturing; by creating the West Virginia Tax Credit For Federal Excise Tax Imposed Upon Small Arms And Ammunition Manufacturers and providing for its administration and enforcement of the tax credit; and by exempting sales of small arms and small arms ammunition from state sales and use tax.

Last Action: Chapter 260, Acts, Regular Session, 2021

Last Action Date: May 20, 2021

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West Virginia HB2793

Title: Permit out of state residents to obtain West Virginia concealed carry permits

Description: Permit out of state residents to obtain West Virginia concealed carry permits

Last Action: Chapter 278, Acts, Regular Session, 2021

Last Action Date: May 20, 2021

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West Virginia HB2694

Title: Create the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act

Description: Create the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act

Last Action: Chapter 277, Acts, Regular Session, 2021

Last Action Date: May 20, 2021

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Wyoming HJ0011

Title: State sovereignty impacted by federal actions.

Description: A JOINT RESOLUTION requesting the federal government to respect state sovereignty; to review and correct federal actions which infringe upon the right to bear arms; and to recognize the impact of federal land use and natural resource development policies on Wyoming citizens and to collaborate with the state in adopting and implementing the policies.

Last Action: Governor Signed HEJR No. 0003

Last Action Date: April 6, 2021

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