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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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Alabama SB308

Title: Firearms, concealed carry permits, time periods for permits including lifetime permits, fees, statewide standardized issuance and information management, ALEA to estab., firearms prohibited person database, appeal process provided, Sec. 13A-11-75.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-70, 13A-11-75, 22-52-10.1 am'd.

Description: Firearms, concealed carry permits, time periods for permits including lifetime permits, fees, statewide standardized issuance and information management, ALEA to estab., firearms prohibited person database, appeal process provided, Sec. 13A-11-75.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-70, 13A-11-75, 22-52-10.1 am'd.

Last Action: Assigned Act No. 2021-246.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas SB573

Title: Concerning Places Where A Person May Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun With A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning Places Where A Person May Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun With A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that SB573 is now Act 1024

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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Arkansas HB1957

Title: Concerning The Enforcement Of Federal Firearm Bans Within The State Of Arkansas; And Concerning State Constitutional Rights.

Description: Concerning The Enforcement Of Federal Firearm Bans Within The State Of Arkansas; And Concerning State Constitutional Rights.

Last Action: Notification that HB1957 is now Act 1012

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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Arkansas SB467

Title: Permitting An Emergency Medical Technician To Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun Without A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Permitting An Emergency Medical Technician To Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun Without A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that SB467 is now Act 948

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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Arkansas HB1898

Title: To Define "vehicle" As An Extension Of A Person's Home; And To Define The Term "journey" Across All Applicable Laws.

Description: To Define "vehicle" As An Extension Of A Person's Home; And To Define The Term "journey" Across All Applicable Laws.

Last Action: Notification that HB1898 is now Act 956

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

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Arkansas SB171

Title: Concerning The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Waive Fees For Military Veterans And Active United States Military Personnel.

Description: Concerning The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Waive Fees For Military Veterans And Active United States Military Personnel.

Last Action: Notification that SB171 is now Act 888

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

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Arkansas SB59

Title: To Be Known As The "intrastate Firearms Protection Act"; And To Prevent The United States Government From Regulating The Manufacture, Assembly, And Trade Of Firearms And Ammunition Within The Borders Of Arkansas.

Description: To Be Known As The "intrastate Firearms Protection Act"; And To Prevent The United States Government From Regulating The Manufacture, Assembly, And Trade Of Firearms And Ammunition Within The Borders Of Arkansas.

Last Action: Notification that SB59 is now Act 872

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

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Arkansas SB555

Title: Concerning The Possession Or Storage Of A Person's Firearm When A Person Leaves His Or Her Firearm Inside Of His Or Her Car In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Description: Concerning The Possession Or Storage Of A Person's Firearm When A Person Leaves His Or Her Firearm Inside Of His Or Her Car In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Last Action: Notification that SB555 is now Act 809

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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Arkansas HB1327

Title: Concerning A Current Or Former Judge's Ability To Lawfully Carry A Handgun Where Carrying A Handgun Would Otherwise Be Prohibited.

Description: Concerning A Current Or Former Judge's Ability To Lawfully Carry A Handgun Where Carrying A Handgun Would Otherwise Be Prohibited.

Last Action: Notification that HB1327 is now Act 766

Last Action Date: April 19, 2021

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Arkansas HB1593

Title: Concerning Retired Prosecuting Attorneys Carrying A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning Retired Prosecuting Attorneys Carrying A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1593 is now Act 710

Last Action Date: April 14, 2021

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Arkansas SB306

Title: Permitting A Concealed Handgun Licensee To Carry A Concealed Handgun In A Municipally Owned Or Maintained Park.

Description: Permitting A Concealed Handgun Licensee To Carry A Concealed Handgun In A Municipally Owned Or Maintained Park.

Last Action: Notification that SB306 is now Act 638

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas HB1598

Title: To Amend § 5-73-122; And Concerning The Definition Of "facility" As It Is Used In Regard To The Possession Of A Firearm.

Description: To Amend § 5-73-122; And Concerning The Definition Of "facility" As It Is Used In Regard To The Possession Of A Firearm.

Last Action: Notification that HB1598 is now Act 693

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas SB417

Title: Permitting A Person Convicted Of An Antitrust Violation Or Other Unlawful Business Practice To Lawfully Possess A Firearm Under State Law.

Description: Permitting A Person Convicted Of An Antitrust Violation Or Other Unlawful Business Practice To Lawfully Possess A Firearm Under State Law.

Last Action: Notification that SB417 is now Act 631

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas SB161

Title: To Allow A Public School Or A Public School District To Offer A Hunting Safety Course As Part Of Its Curriculum.

Description: To Allow A Public School Or A Public School District To Offer A Hunting Safety Course As Part Of Its Curriculum.

Last Action: Notification that SB161 is now Act 536

Last Action Date: April 5, 2021

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Arkansas SB357

Title: Repealing A Statute Prohibiting The Possession Of A Firearm In Certain Locations; And Making Technical Corrections.

Description: Repealing A Statute Prohibiting The Possession Of A Firearm In Certain Locations; And Making Technical Corrections.

Last Action: Notification that SB357 is now Act 433

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

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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 SB1819

Title: Budget procedures; budget reconciliation; 2021-2022

Description: Budget procedures; budget reconciliation; 2021-2022

Last Action: Chapter 405

Last Action Date: June 30, 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 SB1382

Title: Essential businesses; civil actions; ammunition

Description: Essential businesses; civil actions; ammunition

Last Action: Chapter 348

Last Action Date: May 7, 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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California SB81

Title: Sentencing: dismissal of enhancements.

Description: An act to amend Section 1385 of the Penal Code, relating to sentencing.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 721, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California SB264

Title: Firearms: the OC Fair and Event Center.

Description: An act to add Section 27575 to the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 684, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California SB320

Title: Domestic violence protective orders: possession of a firearm.

Description: An act to amend Sections 3044, 6304, 6306, 6323, and 6389 of, and to add Section 6322.5 to, the Family Code, to amend Sections 11108.2, 25555, 26379, 26405, 26540, and 30342 of the Penal Code, and to amend Section 213.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to domestic violence.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 685, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California SB538

Title: Domestic violence and gun violence restraining orders.

Description: An act to amend Section 6222 of, and to add Sections 6307 and 6308 to, the Family Code, and to amend Section 18121 of, to add Section 18123 to, and to repeal and add Section 18122 of, the Penal Code, relating to restraining orders.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 686, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California AB1057

Title: Firearms.

Description: An act to add Section 6216 to the Family Code, and to amend, repeal, and add Section 16520 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 682, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California AB1191

Title: Firearms: tracing.

Description: An act to amend Section 11108.3 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 683, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California AB229

Title: Private investigators, proprietary security services, private security services, and alarm companies: training: use of force.

Description: An act to amend Sections 7583.2, 7583.3, 7587.8, and 7587.9 of, and to amend, repeal, and add Sections 7542, 7574.18, 7583.5, 7583.6, 7583.7, 7583.10, 7585, 7585.6, 7587.1, 7596, 7596.3, 7598.1, 7598.2, 7598.3, 7599.37, and 7599.38 of, the Business and Professions Code, relating to professions and vocations.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 697, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 8, 2021

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California AB473

Title: California Public Records Act.

Description: An act to add and repeal Article 3 (commencing with Section 6276.50) of Chapter 3.5 of Division 7 of, and to add Division 10 (commencing with Section 7920.000) to, Title 1 of the Government Code, relating to public records.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 614, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: October 7, 2021

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California AB1096

Title: Alien: change of terms.

Description: An act to amend Sections 2064.3, 2064.4, 7542.2, 7542.11, 7583.23, 7583.32, 7585.8, 7596.3, 7596.7, and 22963 of the Business and Professions Code, to amend Section 671 of the Civil Code, to amend Sections 13000, 32400, 32401, 44275.6, 52382, 52613, 52651, 66270.3, 68062, 68130.5, and 76140 of the Education Code, to amend Sections 241, 242, 1031, 1031.5, 3101, 8880.325, 12621, and 68109 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 1596.601, 1796.22, 1796.32, and 50205 of the Health and Safety Code, to amend Section 12693.76 of the Insurance Code, to amend Sections 350, 2051, and 3351 of the Labor Code, to amend Section 550 of the Military and Veterans Code, to amend Sections 112, 113, 114, 530.55, 3082, 3083, 4017.1, 5025, 5026, 5071, 29505, and 33850 of the Penal Code, to amend Section 6411 of the Probate Code, to amend Section 6101 of the Public Contract Code, to amend Sections 6403, 6801, and 8105 of the Public Resources Code, to amend Sections 1264 and 13009 of the Unemployment Insurance Code, to amend Section 12801.7 of the Vehicle Code, and to amend Sections 219.5, 11008.13, 11008.135, 11008.17, 11104, 11266, 11450, 13300, 14007.2, 14007.5, 14007.65, 14007.7, 14007.71, 14011.2, 14011.3, 16120, 17001.6, 17001.7, 17001.8, and 17001.9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to immigration.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 296, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: September 24, 2021

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California AB173

Title: Public Safety.

Description: An act to amend Sections 171c, 11106, 13202, 14230, 14231, 14231.5, 14236, 28220, 30000, 30352, and 30452 of, and to add Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 14240) to Title 12.2 of Part 4 of, the Penal Code, and to add Section 8106 to the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public safety, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 253, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: September 23, 2021

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California SB715

Title: Criminal law.

Description: An act to amend Section 12525.3 of the Government Code, and to amend Sections 11106, 11108.2, 26406, 27505, 27570, 28050, 28055, 28100, 28210, 28215, 28220, 28230, 29610, 29615, 29700, 29750, 31700, and 32000 of, to amend the heading of Article 1 (commencing with Section 29610) of Chapter 1 of Division 9 of Title 4 of Part 6 of, to add Sections 16685, 26537, 27963, 31833, and 31834 to, and to repeal and add Section 27945 of, the Penal Code, relating to criminal law.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 250, Statutes of 2021.

Last Action Date: September 23, 2021

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Colorado SB271

Title: Misdemeanor Reform

Description: Concerning the adoption of the 2021 recommendations of the Colorado criminal and juvenile justice commission regarding sentencing for offenses, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: July 6, 2021

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Colorado HB1255

Title: Protection Order Issued Against Domestic Abuser

Description: Concerning procedures for a domestic abuser upon the issuance of a protection order, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: June 22, 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 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 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 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 HB06355

Title: An Act Concerning Risk Protection Orders Or Warrants And Disqualifiers For Firearm Permits And Eligibility Certificates.

Description: To (1) establish a risk protection order and to expand upon the list of persons who may be complainants for purposes of issuance of a risk warrant; (2) require the Judicial Branch to develop and make available a form and explanatory materials to persons applying for a risk protection order; (3) disqualify persons subject to a standing risk protection order from possessing firearms or ammunition; and (4) penalize any such possession.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: June 24, 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 HB125

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Firearms.

Description: Section 1 of this bill establishes the crimes of possession of an unfinished firearm frame or receiver with no serial number, possession of and manufacturing a covert or undetectable firearm, possession of and manufacturing an untraceable firearm, and manufacturing or distributing a firearm using a three-dimensional printer. This bill also makes it a crime to possess a firearm frame or receiver with a removed, obliterated, or altered serial number. This bill makes very limited exceptions to the requirement that certain guns have serial numbers which are: (1) Firearms manufactured before 1968; (2) Muzzle loaders that only use black powder, and antique replicas. Finally, this bill makes clear that § 1463 of Title 11 concerning untraceable firearms does not apply to members of the military forces or members of a police force in this State duly authorized to carry an untraceable firearm, and does not apply to the manufacture or importation for sale to a law-enforcement or military entity in this State.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: October 20, 2021

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Delaware HB124

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Possession Or Purchase Of Deadly Weapons By Persons Prohibited.

Description: This Act prohibits a person who is the subject of a Protection from Abuse Order of the Family Court and who knows or has reason to know, that the Order has been issued from purchasing, owning, possessing, or controlling a deadly weapon or ammunition for a firearm in this State. This Act also prohibits the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant, active indictment or information related to a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from purchasing a firearm. The subject of the pending criminal process must know or have reason to know that the process is pending in order for the prohibition to apply. This Act also makes technical changes to the existing law to make it conform to the Legislative Drafting Manual.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: October 20, 2021

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Delaware SB147

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Use Of Force.

Description: This Act codifies a reasonableness requirement for the use of force, both non-lethal and lethal. This is important when the state of mind is an issue in a criminal trial, such as when the judge or jury must decide as to what someone believed, knew, or intended at a given time.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 30, 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 H0259

Title: Safety of Religious Institutions

Description: Authorizes, for specified purposes, concealed weapons or firearms licensee to carry firearm on certain property of church, synagogue, or other religious institution.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-200

Last Action Date: July 6, 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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Florida S2006

Title: Emergency Management

Description: Authorizing the Legislative Budget Commission to convene to transfer certain funds to the Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund; requiring that the state comprehensive emergency management plan provide for certain public health emergency communications and include the Department of Health's public health emergency plan; redefining the term "essentials" to include personal protective equipment used during public health emergencies; specifying requirements for the purpose and scope of emergency orders; authorizing the Governor to invalidate certain emergency orders; revising the duties of the State Health Officer during a declared public health emergency, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-8

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

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Hawaii HB891

Title: Relating To Electric Guns.

Description: Regulates the sale and use of electric guns and cartridges. Repeals the prohibition on the possession, sale, offer for sale, give, lend, or delivery of any electric gun. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)

Last Action: Act 183, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311).

Last Action Date: July 7, 2021

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Hawaii HB31

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Raises the maximum age of minors for which safe storage of firearms is required from sixteen to eighteen years.

Last Action: Act 148, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250).

Last Action Date: July 2, 2021

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Hawaii HB1366

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Amends the class C felony offense of manufacturing, purchasing, or obtaining firearm parts to assemble a firearm having no serial number to also prohibit possession of those firearm parts. Amends Act 74, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, to repeal language that specified the prospective application of that Act. Effective 1/1/2022. (HD1)

Last Action: Act 149, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).

Last Action Date: July 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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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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Idaho S1205

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the prohibition of regulation of certain firearms and to prohibit certain regulation of firearms.

Description: FIREARMS -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the prohibition of regulation of certain firearms and to prohibit certain regulation of firearms.

Last Action: Session Law Chapter 329 Effective: Retroactive to 01/20/2021

Last Action Date: May 10, 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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Illinois HB1719

Title: SCH CD-SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Description: Amends the School Code, the Seizure Smart School Act, the College and Career Success for All Students Act, the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, the Sex Offender Community Notification Law, and the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act to replace the terms "school guidance counselor" and "guidance counselor" with the term "school counselor". Effective July 1, 2021.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0197

Last Action Date: July 30, 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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Louisiana HB48

Title: Provides relative to the requirements for concealed handgun permit safety and training course applicants and instructors

Description: Provides relative to the requirements for concealed handgun permit safety and training course applicants and instructors

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2021.

Last Action Date: June 29, 2021

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Louisiana HB124

Title: Provides an exception to certain offenses of illegal carrying of weapons for persons with a concealed handgun permit

Description: Provides an exception to certain offenses of illegal carrying of weapons for persons with a concealed handgun permit

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2021.

Last Action Date: June 29, 2021

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Missouri SB26

Title: Creates provisions relating to public safety

Description: Creates provisions relating to public safety

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 14, 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 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 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 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 SB223

Title: Generally revise weapons laws for retired law enforcement

Description: Generally revise weapons laws for retired law enforcement

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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Montana SB283

Title: Generally revise laws regarding firearms on school grounds

Description: Generally revise laws regarding firearms on school grounds

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 29, 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 1035

Title: The Uniform Juvenile Court Act; to provide a penalty; to provide an appropriation; to provide a legislative management report; and to provide an effective date.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact chapters 27-20.2, 27-20.3, and 27-20.4 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the Juvenile Court Act; to amend and reenact subsection 16 of section 11-16-01, section 12.1-32-15, subsections 1 and 3 of section 12.1-41-12, subsection 2 of section 14-02.1-03.1, subsection 2 of section 14-02.1-08, subdivision c of subsection 2 of section 14-07.1-18, section 14-15-11, subsections 1 and 2 of section 15.1-09-33.4, sections 15.1-19-15, 20.1-13.1-01, 20.1-15-01, 26.1-36-20, and 26.1-40-11.1, subsection 2 of section 27-05-30, section 27-20.1-01, paragraph 4 of subdivision n of subsection 2 of section 27-20.1-06, subsection 1 of section 27-20.1-10, subdivision d of subsection 1 of section 27-20.1-11, subsection 3 of section 27-20.1-11, subsection 2 of section 27-20.1-17, section 27-20.1-22, section 27-20.3-05 as created by section 23 of this Act, section 27-20.4-06 as created by section 25 of this Act, subsections 2 and 3 of section 27-21-02, subsection 3 of section 27-21-02.1, section 27-21-09, subsections 2 and 5 of section 27-21-12, section 30.1-27-02, subsection 3 of section 30.1-27-06, section 39-06-32.1, subsection 2 of section 39-20-01, section 39-24.1-01, subsection 5 of section 50-06-05.1, subdivision a of subsection 4 of section 50-06-43.2, subsection 1 of section 50-11.3-01, sections 50-25.1-02 and 50-25.1-06, subsection 4 of section 50-25.1-15, subsection 2 of section 54-12-34, and sections 54-23.4-17 and 62.1-02-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to juvenile justice; to repeal chapter 27-20 and section 27-21-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the Uniform Juvenile Court Act; to provide a penalty; to provide an appropriation; to provide a legislative management report; and to provide an effective date.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/28

Last Action Date: April 29, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 HB195

Title: Adding display of a firearm as an exception to reckless conduct.

Description: Adding display of a firearm as an exception to reckless conduct.

Last Action: Signed by Governor Sununu 07/23/2021; Chapter 130; Eff: 09/21/2021

Last Action Date: July 26, 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 AB286

Title: Prohibits certain acts relating to firearms. (BDR 15-21)

Description: AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting a person from engaging in certain acts relating to unfinished frames or receivers under certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from engaging in certain acts relating to firearms which are not imprinted with a serial number under certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Chapter 496.

Last Action Date: June 14, 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: Chapter 142.

Last Action Date: May 28, 2021

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New York S05000

Title: Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

Description: Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

Last Action: SIGNED CHAP.236

Last Action Date: July 6, 2021

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New York S07196

Title: Relates to the dangers to the safety and health of the public caused by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms and whether such activity constitutes a public nuisance.

Description: Relates to the dangers to the safety and health of the public caused by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms and whether such activity constitutes a public nuisance.

Last Action: SIGNED CHAP.237

Last Action Date: July 6, 2021

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New York A03005

Title: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; relates to various criminal justice and public safety programs (Part A); relates to the administration of certain grant funds to and by the office for the prevention of domestic violence (Part B); provides for compliance with executive order two hundred three (Part L); relates to the closure of correctional facilities (Part M); extends the authorization of the recruitment incentive and retention program for certain active members of the New York army national guard, New York air national guard, and New York naval militia (Part P); enacts the "New York Medical Supplies Act" (Part BB); relates to bonds, notes, and revenues (Part RR); relates to the procurement process and procurement contracts (Part SS); provides for compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment of members of the agency police services unit; implements an agreement or interest arbitration award between the state and the employee organization representing the members of the agency police services unit; makes an appropriation for the purpose of effectuating certain provisions thereof (Part VV); authorizes an exemption for class one capital improvements to residential buildings and certain new construction in a special assessing unit that is not a city (Part WW); relates to funding of local government entities by the urban development corporation, and to the effectiveness of such provisions related to certain local governments (Part XX); extends the authorization of provisions regarding procurements by the New York city transit authority and metropolitan transportation authority (Part YY); establishes a deer hunting pilot program (Part ZZ); authorizes the grant of certain easements to Alle-Catt Wind Energy LLC on a proportion of real property within the Farmersville State Forest, Swift Hill State Forest, and Lost Nation State Forest (Part AAA); makes technical amendments related to the office of renewable energy siting; establishes the farmland protection working group (Part BBB); relates to infrastructure projects relating to clean vehicle projects (Part CCC); relates to the clean energy resources development and incentives program (Part DDD).

Description: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; relates to various criminal justice and public safety programs (Part A); relates to the administration of certain grant funds to and by the office for the prevention of domestic violence (Part B); provides for compliance with executive order two hundred three (Part L); relates to the closure of correctional facilities (Part M); extends the authorization of the recruitment incentive and retention program for certain active members of the New York army national guard, New York air national guard, and New York naval militia (Part P); enacts the "New York Medical Supplies Act" (Part BB); relates to bonds, notes, and revenues (Part RR); relates to the procurement process and procurement contracts (Part SS); provides for compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment of members of the agency police services unit; implements an agreement or interest arbitration award between the state and the employee organization representing the members of the agency police services unit; makes an appropriation for the purpose of effectuating certain provisions thereof (Part VV); authorizes an exemption for class one capital improvements to residential buildings and certain new construction in a special assessing unit that is not a city (Part WW); relates to funding of local government entities by the urban development corporation, and to the effectiveness of such provisions related to certain local governments (Part XX); extends the authorization of provisions regarding procurements by the New York city transit authority and metropolitan transportation authority (Part YY); establishes a deer hunting pilot program (Part ZZ); authorizes the grant of certain easements to Alle-Catt Wind Energy LLC on a proportion of real property within the Farmersville State Forest, Swift Hill State Forest, and Lost Nation State Forest (Part AAA); makes technical amendments related to the office of renewable energy siting; establishes the farmland protection working group (Part BBB); relates to infrastructure projects relating to clean vehicle projects (Part CCC); relates to the clean energy resources development and incentives program (Part DDD).

Last Action: signed chap.55

Last Action Date: April 19, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Oregon SB554

Title: Relating to firearms; and prescribing an effective date.

Description: Requires person to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock, in locked container or in gun room except in specified circumstances. Authorizes entity that owns, occupies or controls public building to adopt ordinance, rule or policy limiting or precluding affirmative defense for possession of firearms in public buildings by concealed handgun licensees. Provides that ordinance, rule or policy may not affect possession of firearms in parking area or parking garage.] Modifies definition of "public building," for purposes of crime of possession of weapon in public building, to include certain airport areas, buildings owned, occupied or controlled by specified public bodies and real property owned by college or university. Defines "state building" and removes affirmative defense for possession of firearm in state building by concealed handgun licensee. Provides that prohibition of firearms in public buildings does not apply to person who possesses unloaded firearm in airport in locked container for transportation in accordance with federal law. Punishes violation by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both.] Requires person to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock, in locked container or in gun room except in specified circumstances. Punishes violation by maximum of $500 fine. Punishes violation by maximum of $2,000 fine if minor obtains unsecured firearm as result of violation. Provides that failure to secure firearm as required constitutes negligence per se. Specifies exceptions. Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container when transferring firearm under circumstances requiring criminal background check. Punishes violation by maximum of $500 fine. Provides that transfer of unsecured firearm constitutes negligence per se. Specifies exceptions. Requires person to report loss or theft of firearm within 72 hours of time person knew or reasonably should have known of loss or theft. Provides that failure to report lost or stolen firearm constitutes negligence per se. Punishes violation of requirement by maximum of $1,000 fine. Requires person transferring firearm to minor to directly supervise minor's use of firearm. Provides that failure to supervise minor constitutes negligence per se. Authorizes person to transfer supervisory duty to another person. Specifies exceptions. Authorizes board of public university, Oregon Health and Science University, community college or school district to adopt policy providing that affirmative defense for concealed handgun licensees possessing firearms on school grounds does not apply. Provides that in prosecution for possession of firearm on school grounds subject to policy, within Capitol, or within passenger terminal of certain airports, concealed handgun licensee affirmative defense is not complete defense but results in Class A misdemeanor conviction punishable by 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Modifies definition of "public building," for purposes of crime of possession of weapon in public building, to include passenger terminal of certain airports. Creates affirmative defense to crime for persons who possess unloaded firearm in passenger terminal in locked container for transportation in accordance with federal law. Increases fees payable to county sheriff for issuance and renewal of concealed handgun license. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

Last Action: Effective date, September 25, 2021.

Last Action Date: September 25, 2021

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Oregon HB3055

Title: Relating to transportation; and prescribing an effective date.

Description: Modifies, adds and repeals laws relating to transportation. Modifies, adds and repeals laws relating to transportation. Exempts from license tax first sale, use or distribution of motor vehicle fuel in this state purchased by Indian tribe, tribal entity or tribal member entity for delivery to service station owned by Indian tribe, tribal entity or tribal member entity and operated on tribe's reservation or trust land. Requires Indian tribe to impose tax at same rate as license tax on sales of purchased motor vehicle fuel and to use revenues solely for uses consistent with constitutional requirements applicable to revenues from sales of motor vehicle fuel. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

Last Action: Chapter 630, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.

Last Action Date: September 25, 2021

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Rhode Island S0073

Title: The Harold M. Metts School Safety Act Of 2021

Description: Prohibits possession of firearms on school grounds except for peace officers, retired law enforcement officers, persons under contract to provide school security services, and unloaded firearms in locked containers or a locked rack on motor vehicles.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 12, 2021

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Rhode Island H5555

Title: The Harold M. Metts School Safety Act Of 2021

Description: Prohibits the possession of firearms on school grounds except for peace officers, retired law enforcement officers, persons under contract to provide school security services, and unloaded firearms in locked containers or a locked rack on motor vehicles.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 12, 2021

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Rhode Island H5386

Title: Weapons

Description: Prohibits obtaining/purchasing/transferring a firearm on behalf of another person if other person prohibited from possessing firearm with increase in penalties for those offenses and applications amended to state number of firearms purchased.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 12, 2021

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Rhode Island S0416

Title: Weapons

Description: Prohibits obtaining/purchasing/transferring a firearm on behalf of another person if other person prohibited from possessing firearm with increase in penalties for those offenses and applications amended to state number of firearms purchased.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 12, 2021

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Rhode Island H6081

Title: Courts

Description: Removes references to minors in certain sections relative to domestic assault protective orders as the family court currently has jurisdiction over protective orders involving minors.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 2, 2021

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South Carolina H3094

Title: Open Carry with Training Act

Description: Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "open Carry With Training Act"; To Amend Section 23-31-210, Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Revise The Definition Of The Term "concealable Weapon" To Include Certain Firearms That May Be Carried Openly On One's Person; To Amend Section 16-23-20, Relating To The Carrying Of A Handgun, So As To Provide A Person Who Possesses A Concealed Weapon Permit May Carry It Openly On Or About His Person In A Vehicle; To Amend Section 23-31-220, Relating To The Right Of An Employer To Prohibit A Person From Carrying A Concealable Weapon On His Premise, So As To Provide This Provision Also Applies To Openly Carrying A Weapon Onto The Premise And Provide An Employer Or Owner Of A Business May Post A Sign Regarding The Prohibition Or Allowance Of Concealable Weapons On His Premise; To Amend Section 23-31-235, Relating To The Posting Of Signs Prohibiting The Carrying Of Concealable Weapons Upon A Premise, So As To Provide This Provision Also Applies To Openly Carrying A Concealed Weapon On A Premise And Provide An Employer Or Owner Of A Business May Post A Sign Regarding The Prohibition Or Allowance Of Concealable Weapons On His Premise; To Amend Section 23-31-210, Relating To The Definition Of Certain Terms Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Revise The Definition Of The Term "proof Of Training"; By Adding Section 23-21-232 So As To Provide A Church Official Or Governing Body May Allow A Person Who Holds A Permit To Carry A Concealable Weapon To Carry The Weapon Concealed Or Openly On Premises Of Certain Schools Leased By The Church For Church Services Or Official Church Activities Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Section 23-31-520, Relating To A Local Government's Authority To Regulate The Discharge Or Public Brandishment Of Firearms And The Prohibition Imposed Upon A Local Government To Confiscate Certain Firearms And Ammunition, So As To Allow A Local Government To Temporarily Restrict Open Carrying Of A Firearm On Public Property During Certain Events And Provide The Circumstances When Open Carrying Of A Firearm Is Permitted At These Events; By Adding Section 23-31-250 So As To Provide The State And Its Political Subdivisions Can Not Be Compelled By The Federal Government To Implement Or Enforce A Law Related To An Individual's Right To Keep And Bear Arms That Limits Or Proscribes Carrying Concealable Weapons Under Certain Circumstances, To Direct The Attorney General To Evaluate These Laws And Issue A Written Opinion Of Whether The Laws Are Prohibited, And Provide Actions To Be Taken By The State And Its Political Subdivisions If The Attorney General Determines The Law Violates This Provision; To Amend Section 14-17-325, Relating To The Clerks Of Court Reporting The Disposition Of Court Of General Sessions Cases To The State Law Enforcement Division, So As To Shorten The Reporting Period, To Provide Clerks Of Court Also Shall Report The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Indictments And Orders, And To Make Technical Changes; By Adding Section 22-1-200 So As To Require Magistrates To Report To The State Law Enforcement Division Within Five Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Disposition Of Each Criminal Case And Report To The Division The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Orders; By Adding Section 14-25-250 So As To Provide Municipal Judges Shall Report The Disposition Of Each Criminal Case To The State Law Enforcement Division Within Five Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Orders; By Adding Section 63-3-545 So As To Provide Clerks Of Family Court Shall Report To The State Law Enforcement Division Within Five Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Orders; To Amend Section 23-31-240, Relating To Certain Public Officials Who Are Allowed To Carry A Concealed Weapon While On Duty, So As To Delete The Provision That Restricts The Carrying Of The Weapon When The Official Is Carrying Out The Duties Of His Office And Add The Attorney General And Assistant Attorneys General To The Officials Covered By This Provision; And To Amend Section 23-31-215, Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Eliminate The Payment Of An Application Fee, And The State Law Enforcement Handgun Training Course Fee, And Provide The Division May Not Charge A Fee For A Concealed Weapon Permit. - Ratified Title

Last Action: Act No. 66

Last Action Date: June 1, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 HB1069

Title: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.

Description: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 18, 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 HB1758

Title: Relating to law enforcement's use of force by means of a drone.

Description: Relating to law enforcement's use of force by means of a drone.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 18, 2021

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Texas HB1407

Title: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

Description: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 18, 2021

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Texas SB20

Title: Relating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest.

Description: Relating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 18, 2021

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Texas HB4346

Title: Relating to the possession, carrying, or transportation of a firearm or alcoholic beverage by certain persons during the use of an easement.

Description: Relating to the possession, carrying, or transportation of a firearm or alcoholic beverage by certain persons during the use of an easement.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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Texas SB741

Title: Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.

Description: Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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Texas HB1927

Title: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

Description: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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Texas HB29

Title: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

Description: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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Texas HB2622

Title: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

Description: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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Texas HB781

Title: Relating to the carrying and possession of a handgun by a public junior college school marshal.

Description: Relating to the carrying and possession of a handgun by a public junior college school marshal.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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Texas HB1788

Title: Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel.

Description: Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 15, 2021

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Texas HB957

Title: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

Description: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 15, 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 HB2112

Title: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

Description: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 14, 2021

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Texas SB19

Title: Relating to prohibited contracts with companies that discriminate against the firearm or ammunition industries.

Description: Relating to prohibited contracts with companies that discriminate against the firearm or ammunition industries.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 14, 2021

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Texas SB550

Title: Relating to the manner of carrying a handgun by a person who holds a license under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.

Description: Relating to the manner of carrying a handgun by a person who holds a license under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.

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 HB1920

Title: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

Description: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 7, 2021

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Texas HB1387

Title: Relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in the same locked location in certain foster homes.

Description: Relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in the same locked location in certain foster homes.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 4, 2021

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Texas HB918

Title: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence.

Description: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/21

Last Action Date: June 3, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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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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 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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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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West Virginia SB3032

Title: Relating to application fees for license to carry concealed deadly weapon

Description: Relating to application fees for license to carry concealed deadly weapon

Last Action: Chapter 40, Acts, 3rd Extraordinary Session, 2021

Last Action Date: November 3, 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 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 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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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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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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