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2017 Passed State Gun Legislation

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

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Arkansas HB1895

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1895 is now Act 1090

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Arkansas HB2020

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB2020 is now Act 1087

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Arkansas HB2110

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB2110 is now Act 1017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas SB37

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

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

Last Action: Notification that SB37 is now Act 1071

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas HB1367

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1367 is now Act 957

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Arkansas SB724

Title: Concerning Possession Of A Concealed Handgun On The Premises And On The Grounds Of A Teaching Hospital And Other Locations; And Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun At A Private University Or Private College.

Description: Concerning Possession Of A Concealed Handgun On The Premises And On The Grounds Of A Teaching Hospital And Other Locations; And Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun At A Private University Or Private College.

Last Action: Notification that SB724 is now Act 859

Last Action Date: April 4, 2017

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Arkansas HB1249

Title: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun In A Public University, Public College, Or Community College Building And Concerning Privileges Associated With An Enhanced License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun In A Public University, Public College, Or Community College Building And Concerning Privileges Associated With An Enhanced License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1249 is now Act 562

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

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Arkansas HB1362

Title: Concerning The Rights Of A Concealed Handgun Licensee.

Description: Concerning The Rights Of A Concealed Handgun Licensee.

Last Action: Notification that HB1362 is now Act 486

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Arkansas HB1320

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1320 is now Act 333

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

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Arkansas HB1039

Title: Concerning Possession Of A Defaced Firearm Manufactured Prior To January 1, 1968.

Description: Concerning Possession Of A Defaced Firearm Manufactured Prior To January 1, 1968.

Last Action: Notification that HB1039 is now Act 73

Last Action Date: February 1, 2017

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Arizona SB1122

Title: Personal property transfer; limitations prohibited

Description: Personal property transfer; limitations prohibited

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor

Last Action Date: April 25, 2017

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Arizona HB2216

Title: Prohibited firearm tracking; classification

Description: Prohibited firearm tracking; classification

Last Action: Chapter 165

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Arizona HB2244

Title: Initiatives; standard of review; handbook

Description: Initiatives; standard of review; handbook

Last Action: Chapter 151

Last Action Date: April 14, 2017

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Arizona SB1344

Title: Firearms; state preemption; employees

Description: Firearms; state preemption; employees

Last Action: Chapter 148

Last Action Date: April 12, 2017

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California AB1525

Title: Firearms warnings.

Description: An act to amend Sections 23640, 31630, 31640, and 31645 of, and to amend, repeal, and add Section 26835 of, the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 825, Statutes of 2017.

Last Action Date: October 15, 2017

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California AB424

Title: Possession of a firearm in a school zone.

Description: An act to amend Sections 626.9, 26370, and 26405 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 779, Statutes of 2017.

Last Action Date: October 14, 2017

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California AJR24

Title: Concealed carry reciprocity.

Description: Relative to concealed carry reciprocity.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 214, Statutes of 2017.

Last Action Date: September 28, 2017

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California SB536

Title: Firearm Violence Research Center: gun violence restraining orders.

Description: An act to add Section 14231.5 to the Penal Code, relating to firearm violence.

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

Last Action Date: September 11, 2017

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California SCR62

Title: Firearms: ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign.

Description: Relative to firearms safety.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Res. Chapter 145, Statutes of 2017.

Last Action Date: September 7, 2017

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California AB1453

Title: Schoolbuses: adult volunteer transportation.

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

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

Last Action Date: August 7, 2017

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California AB103

Title: Public safety: omnibus.

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

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

Last Action Date: June 27, 2017

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District of Columbia B22-0157

Title: Stun Gun Regulation Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2017

Description: Stun Gun Regulation Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2017

Last Action: Act A22-0031, Expires on June 24, 2017 Published in DC Register Vol 64 and Page 3084

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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Delaware SB1

Title: An Act To Amend Title 4, Title 7, Title 10, Title 11, Title 14, Title 16, Title 18, Title 19, Title 21, Title 24, Title 25, Title 28, Title 29, Title 30, And Title 31 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Technical Corrections.

Description: In every December in the years 2010 through 2015, the Code Revisors provided the General Assembly with a list of potential technical corrections they identified as they revised the Delaware Code to reflect legislation enacted that year. While technical in nature, these changes are beyond the authority of the Code Revisors to make and can only be done by the General Assembly through legislation. After reviewing the 148 items provided for the years 2010 through 2015, the following changes included in this Act are identified as technical in nature and in need of correction. Of the other 99 items, many had already been corrected, some statutes no longer existed or were subsequently amended so that the correction is no longer necessary, and some would be substantive changes.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 17, 2017

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Florida S0128

Title: Self-defense Immunity

Description: Requiring that the burden of proof in a criminal prosecution be on the party seeking to overcome the immunity claim under certain circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2017-72

Last Action Date: June 12, 2017

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Florida S0502

Title: Florida Statutes

Description: Deleting provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2017-3

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Georgia HB280

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

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

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2017

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Georgia HB292

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

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

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: May 8, 2017

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Georgia SB104

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

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

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: May 8, 2017

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Georgia HB406

Title: Weapons; reciprocity of recognizing and giving effect to licenses to carry from other states; revise requirements

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-126 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to having or carrying handguns, long guns, or other weapons, license requirement, exceptions for homes, motor vehicles, private property, and other locations and conditions, so as to revise the requirements for the reciprocity of recognizing and giving effect to licenses to carry from other states; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Hawaii HB459

Title: Relating To Firearms.

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

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 2017

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Hawaii HCR55

Title: Requesting The Attorney General To Review Gun Amnesty Programs In Other States And Their Potential Applicability In This State.

Description: Requesting The Attorney General To Review Gun Amnesty Programs In Other States And Their Potential Applicability In This State.

Last Action: Resolution adopted in final form.

Last Action Date: May 5, 2017

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Iowa HF517

Title: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 133.) Effective 7-1-17, with exception of sections 28, 29, Division VI and section 51 effective 4-13-17.

Description: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 133.) Effective 7-1-17, with exception of sections 28, 29, Division VI and section 51 effective 4-13-17.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 1009.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Iowa SF405

Title: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1132.) Various effective dates; see section 169 of bill.

Description: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1132.) Various effective dates; see section 169 of bill.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 952.

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Idaho H0093

Title: Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding who may carry a concealed weapon.

Description: CONCEALED WEAPONS -- Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding who may carry a concealed weapon.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on April 4, 2017 Session Law Chapter 231 Effective: 07/01/2017

Last Action Date: April 4, 2017

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Illinois SB0607

Title: CRIM CD-SWITCHBLADES

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

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

Last Action Date: August 11, 2017

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Illinois HB1811

Title: INTERPRETER FOR DEAF-SUNSET

Description: Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Removes the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007 from provisions setting a repeal date of January 1, 2018 for certain regulatory Acts. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0020

Last Action Date: July 6, 2017

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Illinois SB1722

Title: SENTENCING-VARIOUS

Description: Creates the Safe Neighborhoods Reform Act. Contains only a short title provision.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0003

Last Action Date: June 23, 2017

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Illinois HR0008

Title: RAIL FREIGHT FIREARM LAWS

Description: Urges Congress to strengthen national freight laws for cars carrying firearms across state lines.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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Illinois HR0015

Title: REPLICA GUN-CONGRESS REGULATE

Description: Urges Congress to require replica gun manufacturers to design these guns to be bright colors.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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Indiana HB1071

Title: Handgun matters. Provides that certain persons protected by a civil protection order may carry a handgun without a license for: (1) 60 days after the date the civil protection order is issued; or (2) 60 days after the date the person applies for a license to carry a handgun, if the person applies for the license during the 60 day period following issuance of the civil protection order; whichever is later. Requires the state police to adopt rules expediting the processing of an application for a license to carry a handgun made by a person protected by an order of

Description: Handgun matters. Provides that certain persons protected by a civil protection order may carry a handgun without a license for: (1) 60 days after the date the civil protection order is issued; or (2) 60 days after the date the person applies for a license to carry a handgun, if the person applies for the license during the 60 day period following issuance of the civil protection order; whichever is later. Requires the state police to adopt rules expediting the processing of an application for a license to carry a handgun made by a person protected by an order of

Last Action: Public Law 221

Last Action Date: April 27, 2017

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Indiana SB0043

Title: Firearms matters. Removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies, or rules prohibiting the keeping of firearms on employer property may be enforced. Provides that a penal facility shall require an employee to: (1) secure the employee's firearm or ammunition, or both, in a locked case; and (2) store the firearm or ammunition in the trunk or glove compartment or out of plain sight in the employee's locked vehicle. Permits certain employees of the general assembly and members of the Indiana lobby registration commission to carry a handgun within the state capitol building and on

Description: Firearms matters. Removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies, or rules prohibiting the keeping of firearms on employer property may be enforced. Provides that a penal facility shall require an employee to: (1) secure the employee's firearm or ammunition, or both, in a locked case; and (2) store the firearm or ammunition in the trunk or glove compartment or out of plain sight in the employee's locked vehicle. Permits certain employees of the general assembly and members of the Indiana lobby registration commission to carry a handgun within the state capitol building and on

Last Action: Public Law 181

Last Action Date: April 26, 2017

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Indiana HB1095

Title: Plastic-coated ammunition. Defines "armor-piercing ammunition", and prohibits certain persons from possessing, manufacturing, selling, or delivering armor piercing ammunition. Repeals a superseded provision concerning armor piercing handgun ammunition.

Description: Plastic-coated ammunition. Defines "armor-piercing ammunition", and prohibits certain persons from possessing, manufacturing, selling, or delivering armor piercing ammunition. Repeals a superseded provision concerning armor piercing handgun ammunition.

Last Action: Public Law 133

Last Action Date: April 24, 2017

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Indiana SB0191

Title: Firearms matters. Establishes a procedure for the return or disposal of certain firearms in the custody of a law enforcement agency.

Description: Firearms matters. Establishes a procedure for the return or disposal of certain firearms in the custody of a law enforcement agency.

Last Action: Public Law 101

Last Action Date: April 21, 2017

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Indiana SB0013

Title: Use of firearms to secure loans. Repeals the statute prohibiting the use of a firearm as a security.

Description: Use of firearms to secure loans. Repeals the statute prohibiting the use of a firearm as a security.

Last Action: Public Law 37

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Indiana SB0344

Title: Possession of a firearm by an illegal alien. Provides that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States and knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm commits unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien, a Level 6 felony.

Description: Possession of a firearm by an illegal alien. Provides that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States and knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm commits unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien, a Level 6 felony.

Last Action: Public Law 63

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Indiana HB1250

Title: Handgun licenses and law enforcement officers. Provides that police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government who have 20 or more years of service are entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun in Indiana. (Current law states police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government must have been honorably retired by a lawfully created pension board or its equivalent after 20 or more years of service to be entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun.) Provides that these individuals are exempt from

Description: Handgun licenses and law enforcement officers. Provides that police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government who have 20 or more years of service are entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun in Indiana. (Current law states police officers, sheriffs or their deputies, and law enforcement officers of the United States government must have been honorably retired by a lawfully created pension board or its equivalent after 20 or more years of service to be entitled to a lifetime license to carry a handgun.) Provides that these individuals are exempt from

Last Action: Public Law 17

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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Kansas HB2278

Title: Senate Substitute for HB 2278 by Committee on Ways and Means - Prohibiting the carrying of concealed weapons in certain buildings.

Description: Senate Substitute for HB 2278 by Committee on Ways and Means - Prohibiting the carrying of concealed weapons in certain buildings.

Last Action: House Will become law without Governor's signature

Last Action Date: June 26, 2017

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Kentucky HB417

Title: AN ACT relating to interference with an authorized individual's right to concealed carry.

Description: Amend KRS 237.137 to provide that it is a violation to prevent a person authorized to concealed carry from doing so on a permitted property; establish fines.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 182)

Last Action Date: April 11, 2017

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Kentucky SR97

Title: Support and encourage the enactment of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017; direct the clerk to send a copy to the Kentucky delegation in the Congress of the United States.

Description: Support and encourage the enactment of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017; direct the clerk to send a copy to the Kentucky delegation in the Congress of the United States.

Last Action: adopted by voice vote

Last Action Date: March 6, 2017

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Louisiana SB220

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

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

Last Action: Effective date 8/1/2017.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Louisiana HB223

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

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

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

Last Action Date: June 12, 2017

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Louisiana HB509

Title: Provides relative to temporary restraining orders

Description: Provides relative to temporary restraining orders

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

Last Action Date: June 12, 2017

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Maryland SB224

Title: Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Definition of Convicted of a Disqualifying Crime

Description: Altering a specified definition of "convicted of a disqualifying crime" to include a case in which a person received probation before judgment for assault in the second degree, if the crime was a specified domestically related crime.

Last Action: Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 804

Last Action Date: May 27, 2017

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Maryland HB294

Title: Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Definition of Convicted of a Disqualifying Crime

Description: Altering a specified definition of "convicted of a disqualifying crime" to include a case in which a person received probation before judgment for assault in the second degree if the crime was a specified domestically related crime.

Last Action: Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805

Last Action Date: May 27, 2017

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Maryland HB162

Title: Public Safety - Firearm Application

Description: Repealing a requirement that a firearm application contain a copy of the applicant's handgun qualification license; and requiring that a firearm application contain the applicant's handgun qualification license number, with a specified exception.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maryland SB16

Title: Public Safety - Firearm Application

Description: Repealing a requirement that a firearm application contain a copy of the applicant's handgun qualification license; and requiring that a firearm application contain the applicant's handgun qualification license number, with a specified exception.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 192

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maryland SB23

Title: Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police Officers

Description: Authorizing the Secretary of State Police to establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun that coincides with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for a specified private detective, specified security guard, or specified special police officer.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maryland HB877

Title: Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police Officers

Description: Authorizing the Secretary of State Police to establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun that coincides with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for a specified private detective, specified security guard, or specified special police officer.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 191

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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Maine LD1575

Title: An Act To Update the Statutes Governing the Bureau of Labor Standards To Promote Clarity for Workers and Employers

Description: An Act To Update the Statutes Governing the Bureau of Labor Standards To Promote Clarity for Workers and Employers

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Maine LD374

Title: An Act To Recodify and Revise Certain Portions of the Maine Criminal Code

Description: An Act To Recodify and Revise Certain Portions of the Maine Criminal Code

Last Action: Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Last Action Date: June 13, 2017

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Maine LD1585

Title: An Act To Transfer the Authority To Issue Nonconcealed Firearm Permits in Certain Cases from the Department of Public Safety to the Office of the Governor

Description: An Act To Transfer the Authority To Issue Nonconcealed Firearm Permits in Certain Cases from the Department of Public Safety to the Office of the Governor

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2017

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Maine LD9

Title: An Act To Prohibit the Creation of a Firearms Owner Registry

Description: An Act To Prohibit the Creation of a Firearms Owner Registry

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: June 9, 2017

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Maine LD1332

Title: An Act To Prohibit Possession of Black Powder and Muzzle-loading Firearms by Certain Persons

Description: An Act To Prohibit Possession of Black Powder and Muzzle-loading Firearms by Certain Persons

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: June 6, 2017

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Michigan SB0219

Title: Weapons; licensing; application process for licensing; modify. Amends secs. 1, 4, 5a, 5b, 5j, 5l, 5o, 6 & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.) & repeals sec. 232 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.232).

Description: Weapons; licensing; application process for licensing; modify. Amends secs. 1, 4, 5a, 5b, 5j, 5l, 5o, 6 & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.) & repeals sec. 232 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.232).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0095'17 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: September 6, 2017

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Michigan SB0245

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

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

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0096'17 With Immediate Effect

Last Action Date: September 6, 2017

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Minnesota HF470

Title: Public safety omnibus bill.

Description: Public safety omnibus bill.

Last Action: Secretary of State Chapter 95

Last Action Date: May 30, 2017

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Montana HB273

Title: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Description: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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North Carolina H138

Title: Revise Gang Laws

Description: Revise Gang Laws

Last Action: Ch. SL 2017-194

Last Action Date: July 27, 2017

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North Carolina S217

Title: Richmond/Right-of-Way Safety

Description: Richmond/Right-of-Way Safety

Last Action: Ch. SL 2017-77

Last Action Date: June 29, 2017

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North Dakota 1233

Title: Possessing a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering; to provide for a legislative management study; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 62.1-04-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to licenses to carry concealed weapons; to amend and reenact subdivision m of subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possessing a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering; to provide for a legislative management study; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/17

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017

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North Dakota 1419

Title: AN ACT to provide an appropriation for a shooting sports grant program.

Description: AN ACT to provide an appropriation for a shooting sports grant program.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/14

Last Action Date: April 17, 2017

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North Dakota 1279

Title: Possession of a firearm; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of a firearm; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/11

Last Action Date: April 12, 2017

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North Dakota 1395

Title: Dangerous weapons and retired law enforcement officers; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsections 1 and 7 of section 62.1-01-01, subsection 1 of section 62.1-02-04, subdivision m of subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05, and section 62.1-04-04 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to dangerous weapons and retired law enforcement officers; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/11

Last Action Date: April 12, 2017

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North Dakota 1402

Title: The surrender of firearms or other dangerous weapons pursuant to domestic violence protection orders.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 4 of section 14-07.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the surrender of firearms or other dangerous weapons pursuant to domestic violence protection orders.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/30

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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North Dakota 1273

Title: Possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering.

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

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/29

Last Action Date: March 30, 2017

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North Dakota 2125

Title: Possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/29

Last Action Date: March 30, 2017

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North Dakota 1169

Title: Carrying concealed firearms or dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 62.1-03-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to carrying a handgun; to amend and reenact sections 62.1-04-02 and 62.1-04-04 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to carrying concealed firearms or dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/23

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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North Dakota 2309

Title: The issuance, transmittal, and registry of protection orders and orders prohibiting contact.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 14-07.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the establishment of a domestic violence court pilot project; and to amend and reenact section 12-60-23, subsection 9 of section 12.1-31.2-01, subsections 1 and 3 of section 12.1-31.2-02, section 14-07.1-02, and subsections 4 and 5 of section 14-07.1-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the issuance, transmittal, and registry of protection orders and orders prohibiting contact.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 03/14

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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Nebraska LB289

Title: Change and provide provisions relating to sex offenses and domestic violence protection orders, provide for sexual assault protection orders, and change provisions relating to paternity of a child conceived as a result of sexual assault

Description: Change and provide provisions relating to sex offenses and domestic violence protection orders, provide for sexual assault protection orders, and change provisions relating to paternity of a child conceived as a result of sexual assault

Last Action: Provisions/portions of LB191 amended into LB289 by AM599

Last Action Date: May 23, 2017

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Nebraska LB558

Title: Define the term knife for certain provisions of the criminal code

Description: Define the term knife for certain provisions of the criminal code

Last Action: Approved by Governor on May 10, 2017

Last Action Date: May 10, 2017

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Nebraska LB478

Title: Provide for possession of archery equipment and knives for recreational purposes

Description: Provide for possession of archery equipment and knives for recreational purposes

Last Action: Approved by Governor on May 09, 2017

Last Action Date: May 9, 2017

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Nebraska LB133

Title: Change and eliminate provisions regarding cities of the second class and villages

Description: Change and eliminate provisions regarding cities of the second class and villages

Last Action: Approved by Governor on March 29, 2017

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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New Hampshire SB12

Title: Repealing the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.

Description: Repealing the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on 02/22/2017; Chapter 0001; Effective 02/22/2017

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

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New Jersey AJR37

Title: Designates June 21 of each year as "ASK Day" to promote children's health and gun safety.

Description: Designates June 21 of each year as "ASK Day" to promote children's health and gun safety.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2017, JR-13.

Last Action Date: July 21, 2017

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New Jersey A2690

Title: Expands list of retired law enforcement officers eligible to carry handgun.

Description: Expands list of retired law enforcement officers eligible to carry handgun.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2017, c.110.

Last Action Date: July 13, 2017

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New Jersey S2483

Title: Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by certain persons; provides for minimum terms of incarceration for offenders who commit physically violent acts.

Description: Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by certain persons; provides for minimum terms of incarceration for offenders who commit physically violent acts.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2016, c.91.

Last Action Date: January 9, 2017

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Nevada SB124

Title: Revises provisions concerning the ownership, possession and control of firearms by certain persons. (BDR 3-307)

Description: Revises provisions concerning the ownership, possession and control of firearms by certain persons. (BDR 3-307)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 490.

Last Action Date: June 8, 2017

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Nevada AB118

Title: Revises provisions governing the issuance of permits to carry concealed firearms. (BDR 15-572)

Description: Revises provisions governing the issuance of permits to carry concealed firearms. (BDR 15-572)

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 54.

Last Action Date: May 22, 2017

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Oklahoma SB288

Title: Firearms; business owner's rights; clarifying civil liability provision. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; business owner's rights; clarifying civil liability provision. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/31/2017

Last Action Date: May 31, 2017

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Oklahoma SB397

Title: Bus Passenger Safety Act; removing certain prohibitions; making exception. Effective date.

Description: Bus Passenger Safety Act; removing certain prohibitions; making exception. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/19/2017

Last Action Date: May 19, 2017

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Oklahoma SB35

Title: Firearms; allowing valid military id for certain license requirements; modifying reciprocal inclusions. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; allowing valid military id for certain license requirements; modifying reciprocal inclusions. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/17/2017

Last Action Date: May 17, 2017

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Oklahoma SB40

Title: Firearms; felony pointing firearms; physical or deadly force against an intruder. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; felony pointing firearms; physical or deadly force against an intruder. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/15/2017

Last Action Date: May 15, 2017

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Oklahoma HB1104

Title: Firearms; providing an exception for elected county officials; effective date.

Description: Firearms; providing an exception for elected county officials; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/02/2017

Last Action Date: May 2, 2017

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Oklahoma HB1550

Title: Firearms; modifying certain definition; effective date.

Description: Firearms; modifying certain definition; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2017

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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Oklahoma SB833

Title: Multiple versions of statutes; amending, merging, consolidating and repealing multiple versions of statutes.

Description: Multiple versions of statutes; amending, merging, consolidating and repealing multiple versions of statutes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/13/2017

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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Oklahoma SB36

Title: Firearms; definitions. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; definitions. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/10/2017

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Oklahoma HB1428

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

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

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/06/2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Oregon SB719

Title: Relating to courts.

Description: Creates process for obtaining extreme risk protection order prohibiting person from possessing deadly weapon when court finds that person presents risk in near future, including imminent risk, of suicide or causing injury to another person. Establishes procedures for law enforcement officer or family or household member of person to apply for order. Establishes procedures for respondent to request hearing, and for continuance of order after hearing or if hearing is not requested. Establishes procedures for termination and renewal of order. Requires court to order respondent to surrender deadly weapons and concealed handgun license within 24 hours of service of initial order, and immediately upon service of continued or renewed order. Provides for law enforcement officer serving order to request immediate surrender of deadly weapons and concealed handgun license and authorizes law enforcement officer to take possession of surrendered items. Allows respondent to surrender deadly weapons to gun dealer or third party in lieu of law enforcement officer. Punishes violation of order, or false application for order, by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Permits service upon attorney or party in juvenile dependency proceeding by electronic mail or electronic service through court's electronic filing system. Prescribes how proof of service is to be made when service is by facsimile communication device, electronic mail or electronic service.

Last Action: Effective date, January 1, 2018.

Last Action Date: August 23, 2017

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Oregon SB66

Title: Relating to notifications provided to persons with mental illness.

Description: Requires court to notify person found guilty except for insanity of sex crime of obligation to report as sex offender. Requires court to notify person found to be person with mental illness when state or federal law prohibits person from purchasing or possessing firearm unless person obtains relief from prohibition. Requires court to notify person determined to lack fitness to proceed that federal law prohibits person from purchasing or possessing firearm unless person obtains relief from prohibition.

Last Action: Effective date, January 1, 2018.

Last Action Date: June 16, 2017

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Rhode Island H5510

Title: Domestic Assault - Protect Rhode Island Families Act

Description: Limits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: October 4, 2017

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Rhode Island S0405

Title: Domestic Assault - Protect Rhode Island Families Act

Description: Limits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: October 4, 2017

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Tennessee SB1241

Title: As enacted, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

Description: As enacted, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 475

Last Action Date: June 14, 2017

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Tennessee HB0452

Title: As enacted, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

Description: As enacted, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 475

Last Action Date: June 14, 2017

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Tennessee SB0445

Title: As enacted, creates a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms that is preempted by state law; restricts certain actions by local government in regard to handgun carry permittees. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, creates a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms that is preempted by state law; restricts certain actions by local government in regard to handgun carry permittees. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 467

Last Action Date: June 1, 2017

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Tennessee HB0508

Title: As enacted, creates a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms that is preempted by state law; restricts certain actions by local government in regard to handgun carry permittees. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, creates a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms that is preempted by state law; restricts certain actions by local government in regard to handgun carry permittees. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 467

Last Action Date: June 1, 2017

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Tennessee SB0983

Title: As enacted, adds and revises provisions regarding the issuance of orders of protection and the carrying of a handgun. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, adds and revises provisions regarding the issuance of orders of protection and the carrying of a handgun. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 468

Last Action Date: June 1, 2017

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Tennessee HB0752

Title: As enacted, adds and revises provisions regarding the issuance of orders of protection and the carrying of a handgun. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, adds and revises provisions regarding the issuance of orders of protection and the carrying of a handgun. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 468

Last Action Date: June 1, 2017

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Tennessee HB1221

Title: As enacted, authorizes district attorneys general and similar persons to carry firearms subject to training and certification requirements if certain requirements met. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.

Description: As enacted, authorizes district attorneys general and similar persons to carry firearms subject to training and certification requirements if certain requirements met. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 447

Last Action Date: May 30, 2017

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Tennessee SB1340

Title: As enacted, authorizes district attorneys general and similar persons to carry firearms subject to training and certification requirements if certain requirements met. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.

Description: As enacted, authorizes district attorneys general and similar persons to carry firearms subject to training and certification requirements if certain requirements met. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 447

Last Action Date: May 30, 2017

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Tennessee SB1077

Title: As enacted, clarifies, for purposes of whether possession of a weapon is allowed or prohibited, when certain property is considered to be "in use" for school purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, clarifies, for purposes of whether possession of a weapon is allowed or prohibited, when certain property is considered to be "in use" for school purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 341

Last Action Date: May 22, 2017

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Tennessee HB0995

Title: As enacted, clarifies, for purposes of whether possession of a weapon is allowed or prohibited, when certain property is considered to be "in use" for school purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, clarifies, for purposes of whether possession of a weapon is allowed or prohibited, when certain property is considered to be "in use" for school purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 341

Last Action Date: May 22, 2017

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Tennessee SB0921

Title: As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Hearing Protection Act," which deletes the prohibition on possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of a firearm silencer. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1301 and Section 39-17-1302.

Description: As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Hearing Protection Act," which deletes the prohibition on possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of a firearm silencer. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1301 and Section 39-17-1302.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 339

Last Action Date: May 19, 2017

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Tennessee SB1151

Title: As enacted, clarifies that the curriculum required before an employee is permitted to carry a handgun on the property of schools in distressed rural counties may be adapted by the instructing law enforcement agency from an existing curriculum approved by POST. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-816.

Description: As enacted, clarifies that the curriculum required before an employee is permitted to carry a handgun on the property of schools in distressed rural counties may be adapted by the instructing law enforcement agency from an existing curriculum approved by POST. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-816.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 278

Last Action Date: May 11, 2017

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Tennessee HB0689

Title: As enacted, creates an exemption to the firing range component of the training that is required in order to obtain a handgun carry permit for applicants who submit proof to the department of safety that they have successfully passed small arms qualification training or combat pistol training in any branch of the United States armed forces. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, creates an exemption to the firing range component of the training that is required in order to obtain a handgun carry permit for applicants who submit proof to the department of safety that they have successfully passed small arms qualification training or combat pistol training in any branch of the United States armed forces. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 247

Last Action Date: May 11, 2017

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Tennessee HB0409

Title: As enacted, clarifies that the curriculum required before an employee is permitted to carry a handgun on the property of schools in distressed rural counties may be adapted by the instructing law enforcement agency from an existing curriculum approved by POST. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-816.

Description: As enacted, clarifies that the curriculum required before an employee is permitted to carry a handgun on the property of schools in distressed rural counties may be adapted by the instructing law enforcement agency from an existing curriculum approved by POST. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-816.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 278

Last Action Date: May 11, 2017

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Tennessee SB0024

Title: As enacted, exempts active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or special forces from handgun carry permit firing range requirements. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, exempts active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or special forces from handgun carry permit firing range requirements. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Sponsor(s) Added.

Last Action Date: May 9, 2017

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Tennessee HB0688

Title: As enacted, expands the exception to unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition to include carrying or possession in a boat; clarifies that the exception includes a loaded firearm, as well as a firearm or ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1307.

Description: As enacted, expands the exception to unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition to include carrying or possession in a boat; clarifies that the exception includes a loaded firearm, as well as a firearm or ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1307.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 202

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

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Tennessee SB1339

Title: As enacted, expands the exception to unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition to include carrying or possession in a boat; clarifies that the exception includes a loaded firearm, as well as a firearm or ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1307.

Description: As enacted, expands the exception to unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition to include carrying or possession in a boat; clarifies that the exception includes a loaded firearm, as well as a firearm or ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1307.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 202

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

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Tennessee HB0027

Title: As enacted, exempts active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or special forces from handgun carry permit firing range requirements. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, exempts active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or special forces from handgun carry permit firing range requirements. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 159

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

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Tennessee SB0145

Title: As enacted, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer; clarifies that the criminal history records check requirements do not apply to an occasional sale of a used or second-hand firearm by a person who is not engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer; clarifies that the criminal history records check requirements do not apply to an occasional sale of a used or second-hand firearm by a person who is not engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 185

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

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Tennessee HB0061

Title: As enacted, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer; clarifies that the criminal history records check requirements do not apply to an occasional sale of a used or second-hand firearm by a person who is not engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, treats a licensed firearms dealer the same as a private citizen by allowing the dealer to occasionally sell, exchange, or transfer firearms from the dealer's personal collection without conducting a background check on the buyer; clarifies that the criminal history records check requirements do not apply to an occasional sale of a used or second-hand firearm by a person who is not engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 185

Last Action Date: May 3, 2017

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Tennessee HB1112

Title: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Description: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 127

Last Action Date: April 19, 2017

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Tennessee SB0229

Title: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Description: As enacted, requires the court to give a defendant intending to plead guilty to a domestic violence offense notice of the firearm dispossession consequences of a domestic violence conviction and sets out a procedure for a person convicted of domestic violence to terminate possession of all firearms. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-111 and Section 40-14-109.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 127

Last Action Date: April 19, 2017

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Texas HB913

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB3784

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB867

Title: Relating to school marshals.

Description: Relating to school marshals.

Last Action: Effective immediately

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB435

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas HB1935

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

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Texas SB263

Title: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.

Description: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: June 9, 2017

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Texas SB16

Title: Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

Description: Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: May 26, 2017

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Texas HB1819

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

Last Action Date: May 26, 2017

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Utah HB0252

Title: Disposal of Firearms

Description: Disposal of Firearms

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

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Utah HB0248

Title: Domestic Violence Related Amendments

Description: Domestic Violence Related Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Utah SB0245

Title: Second Amendment Special License Plates

Description: Second Amendment Special License Plates

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

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Utah HB0206

Title: Domestic Violence -- Weapons Restrictions

Description: Domestic Violence -- Weapons Restrictions

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

Last Action Date: March 23, 2017

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Utah HB0198

Title: Concealed Carry Amendments

Description: Concealed Carry Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 23, 2017

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Utah HB0174

Title: Firearm Records Protection Amendments

Description: Firearm Records Protection Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

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Utah SB0028

Title: Repeal of Health and Human Services Reports

Description: Repeal of Health and Human Services Reports

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

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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Virginia SB1008

Title: Barrier crimes; clarifies individual crimes, criminal history records checks.

Description: Criminal history records checks; barrier crimes. Clarifies the individual crimes that constitute a barrier for (i) individuals seeking employment at nursing homes, home care organizations, hospices, state facilities, and private providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, community services boards, behavioral health authorities, assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, children's welfare agencies, family day homes approved by family day systems, and children's residential facilities; (ii) applicants for licensure, registration, or approval as assisted living facilities, child welfare agencies, or family day homes approved by family day systems; (iii) individuals with whom a local board of social services or child-placing agency is considering placing a child on an emergency, temporary, or permanent basis; (iv) foster and adoptive homes seeking approval from child-placing agencies; and (v) providers of adult services and adult foster care seeking approval by the Department of Social Services. The bill also adds certain offenses to the list of barrier crimes.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0809)

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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Virginia SB1533

Title: Antique firearms; possession by nonviolent felons.

Description: Possession of antique firearms; nonviolent felons. Permits nonviolent felons to possess, transport, and carry muzzle-loading firearms and black powder in a quantity not exceeding five pounds if it is intended to be used solely for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes in muzzle-loading firearms.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)

Last Action Date: March 27, 2017

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Virginia SB904

Title: VWC; permits commissioners and deputy commissioners to carry a concealed weapon.

Description: Carrying weapon into courthouse; Workers' Compensation commissioner or deputy commissioner exempt. Provides an exception from the prohibition against carrying a weapon into courthouses in the Commonwealth for a commissioner or deputy commissioner of the Workers' Compensation Commission while in the conduct of official duties.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Virginia HB2424

Title: Concealed weapons; carrying of firearms by former attorneys for the Commonwealth, etc.

Description: Carrying concealed weapons; former attorneys for the Commonwealth and assistant attorneys for the Commonwealth. Exempts from the prohibition on carrying a concealed handgun a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for the Commonwealth who (i) was not terminated for cause and served at least 10 years prior to his retirement or resignation; (ii) during the most recent 12-month period, has met, at his own expense, the standards for qualification in firearms training for active law-enforcement officers in the Commonwealth; (iii) carries with him written proof of consultation with and favorable review of the need to carry a concealed handgun issued by the attorney for the Commonwealth from whose office he retired or resigned; and (iv) meets the requirements of a "qualified retired law enforcement officer" pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (18 U.S.C. ยง 926C). The bill provides that a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for the Commonwealth who has received such proof of consultation and favorable review shall have the opportunity to annually participate, at his expense, in the same training and testing to carry firearms as is required of active law-enforcement officers in the Commonwealth.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0689)

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

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Virginia HB2429

Title: Firearms; purchase, possession, or transportation.

Description: Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms; petition to restore right. Provides that any person who is not a resident of the Commonwealth and who is prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting any firearm in the Commonwealth due to an acquittal by reason of insanity, being adjudicated mentally incompetent or incapacitated, or being involuntarily admitted or ordered to outpatient treatment may petition for the restoration of such rights in the general district court of the city or county in which the most recent of such proceedings occurred. Current law provides that a person so prohibited may petition for the restoration of such rights in the general district court of the city or county in which he resides.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Virginia HB1938

Title: Slingbow hunting; authorizes use to hunt small and big game.

Description: Slingbow hunting; license. Authorizes the use of a slingbow to hunt deer and small game when a hunter is licensed to hunt with a bow and arrow.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0530)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Virginia HB1392

Title: School security officers; carrying a firearm in performance of duties.

Description: School security officers; carrying a firearm in performance of duties. Authorizes a school security officer to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties if (i) within 10 years immediately prior to being hired by the local school board he was an active law-enforcement officer in the Commonwealth; (ii) he retired or resigned from his position as a law-enforcement officer in good standing; (iii) he meets the training and qualifications to carry a concealed handgun as a retired law-enforcement officer; (iv) he has met the additional training and certification requirements of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS); (v) the local school board solicits input from the chief law-enforcement officer of the locality regarding the qualifications of the school security officer and receives verification from such chief law-enforcement officer that the school security officer is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing, purchasing, or transporting a firearm; and (vi) the local school board grants him the authority to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties. The bill requires DCJS to establish additional firearms training and certification requirements for school security officers who carry a firearm in the performance of their duties. Existing law requires DCJS to establish minimum training and certification requirements for school security officers.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

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Virginia SB1465

Title: Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry.

Description: Carrying a concealed handgun; retired conservation officers. Adds conservation officers retired from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired persons eligible to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. This bill is identical to HB 2308.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0243)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia SB953

Title: Muzzleloader firearms; definition.

Description: Muzzleloader firearms; definition. Incorporates the Virginia criminal law definition of a muzzleloader into the current statutory definitions of muzzleloading pistol, muzzleloading rifle, and muzzleloading shotgun located in Title 29.1 (Game, Inland Fisheries and Boating).

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0161)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia SB889

Title: Concealed handgun permit fees; exemptions; retired probation and parole officers.

Description: Concealed handgun permit fees; exemptions; retired probation and parole officers. Exempts retired probation and parole officers who have completed 15 years of service from concealed handgun permit application fees.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0241)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia HB2325

Title: Concealed handgun permit; application for permit requires photo identification.

Description: Application for a concealed handgun permit; photo identification. Requires applicants for a concealed handgun permit to present one valid form of government-issued photo identification issued by a governmental agency of the Commonwealth or by the U.S. Department of Defense or U.S. State Department (passport). The bill removes the requirement that the application be made under oath before a notary.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0237)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia HB2369

Title: Concealed handgun permit; change of address.

Description: Concealed handgun permit; change of address. Replaces the requirement that a concealed carry permit holder present proof of a new address with a requirement that the permit holder present written notice of the change of address on a form provided by the Department of State Police for a court to issue a replacement concealed handgun permit due to a change of address.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0238)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

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Virginia HB2308

Title: Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry.

Description: Carrying a concealed handgun; retired conservation officers. Adds conservation officers retired from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired persons eligible to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. This bill is identical to SB 1465.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

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Virginia HB1466

Title: Concealed handgun permits; expiration notice.

Description: Renewal of concealed handgun permits; notice. Provides that if a clerk has an electronic system for the application for and issuance of concealed handgun permits and such system has the capability of sending electronic notices to a permit holder, the clerk shall send the permit holder an electronic email notice that the permit will expire at least 90 days prior to such expiration. The bill provides that such notice shall be sent only if the applicant provides his email or other electronic address on his permit application, which shall request but not require this information. The bill provides further that any failure to send or receive such notice does not extend the validity of the existing permit beyond its expiration date.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0099)

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

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Virginia HB1849

Title: Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements.

Description: Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements. Provides that a concealed handgun permit shall be of a size comparable to a Virginia driver's license and may be laminated or use a similar process to protect the permit. Current law requires that the permit be no larger than two inches wide by three and one-fourth inches long.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)

Last Action Date: February 17, 2017

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West Virginia SB388

Title: Relating to dangerous weapons

Description: The purpose of this bill is to identify additional persons who may possess firearms on school property.

Last Action: Chapter 82, Acts, Regular Session, 2017

Last Action Date: May 23, 2017

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West Virginia HB2679

Title: Relating to the possession of firearms in parks and park facilities

Description: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit county park commissions from prohibiting firearms in their facilities and to clarify that a firearm may be carried by a person for self defense in state parks, state forests and state recreational areas managed by the Department of Natural Resources, provided that such person is not otherwise prohibited from possessing firearms.

Last Action: Chapter 163, Acts, Regular Session, 2017

Last Action Date: May 23, 2017

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West Virginia HR11

Title: Supporting and encouraging the enactment of the federal Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Description: Supporting and encouraging the enactment of the federal Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Last Action: Completed legislative action

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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Wyoming HB0194

Title: School safety and security.

Description: AN ACT relating to school safety and security; allowing possession of firearms by school district employees on school property; providing rulemaking authority to school districts; specifying confidentiality of records; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 209 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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Wyoming HB0231

Title: Firearm possession-allow felons antique firearms.

Description: AN ACT relating to firearms; allowing those having previously pled guilty or been convicted of a felony to possess antique firearms; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 185 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017

Last Action Date: March 10, 2017

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Wyoming HB0090

Title: Concealed weapons-military family applicants.

Description: AN ACT relating to concealed weapons; providing a procedure for military spouses of persons in active military service to apply for a concealed weapons permit as specified; requiring rulemaking; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 114 Session Laws of Wyoming 2017

Last Action Date: March 6, 2017

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