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2018 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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Arizona HB2212

Title: Firearm possession; peace officers; definition

Description: Firearm possession; peace officers; definition

Last Action: Chapter 295

Last Action Date: May 16, 2018

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Arizona HB2328

Title: Concealed weapons permit; electronic reports

Description: Concealed weapons permit; electronic reports

Last Action: Chapter 206

Last Action Date: April 12, 2018

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Arizona SB1117

Title: Liquor establishments; peace officers; firearms

Description: Liquor establishments; peace officers; firearms

Last Action: Chapter 159

Last Action Date: April 10, 2018

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California AB1872

Title: Firearms: unsafe handguns.

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

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 56, Statutes of 2018.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2018

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Connecticut HB05542

Title: An Act Concerning Bump Stocks And Other Means Of Enhancing The Rate Of Fire Of A Firearm.

Description: To ban the sale or transfer, possession, manufacturing or use of bump stocks or other accessories to increase the rate of fire of a firearm.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: May 31, 2018

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Delaware HB222

Title: An Act To Amend Titles 10 And 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Lethal Violence Protection Orders.

Description: This Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 222, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 222:

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 27, 2018

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Delaware HB300

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

Description: This bill makes it a crime to sell, transfer, buy, receive or possess a trigger crank or bump-fire device designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle, making such weapon function more like an automatic weapon. A bump stock was used by the gunman in Las Vegas in October 2017. Violation of this provision is a Class E felony.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 14, 2018

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Delaware HB302

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 And Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Individuals With Mental Illness.

Description: This Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 302, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 302:

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: April 30, 2018

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Delaware HB174

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Relating To Illegal Purchases Of Firearms.

Description: This Act raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm for someone not legally qualified to own, possess or purchase one from a Class F to a Class E Felony. This change is to deter such "straw purchases" by making jail time more likely for the offender, and consequently, to reduce the number of people who cannot legally possess firearms but obtain them in this manner.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Florida S1392

Title: Criminal Justice

Description: Requiring the Department of Corrections to include information in its annual report on inmate admission based on offense type and recidivism rate; encouraging local communities and public or private educational institutions to implement prearrest diversion programs for certain offenders; requiring each pretrial release program to include in its annual report the types of criminal charges of defendants accepted into a pretrial release program, the number of defendants accepted into a pretrial release program who paid a bail or bond, the number of defendants accepted into a pretrial release program with no prior criminal conviction, and the number of defendants for whom a pretrial risk assessment tool was used or was not, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2018-127

Last Action Date: April 2, 2018

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Florida S0740

Title: Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Description: Specifying the methodology for the assessment of certain structures in horticultural production; revising permitting requirements and operating standards for water vending machines; requiring certain liquefied petroleum gas dealers to provide notice within a specified period before rendering a consumer's liquefied petroleum gas equipment or system inoperable or discontinuing service; providing that delaying or failing to make payment for certain livestock is an unfair and deceptive act, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2018-84

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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Florida S7026

Title: Public Safety

Description: Citing this act as the "Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act"; authorizing the awarding of grants through the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund for student crime watch programs; establishing the Office of Safe Schools within the Department of Education; providing that each sheriff may establish a Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program and appoint certain volunteer school employees as school guardians; prohibiting a person who has been adjudicated mentally defective or been committed to a mental institution from owning or possessing a firearm until certain relief is obtained; prohibiting a person younger than a certain age from purchasing a firearm; prohibiting specified acts relating to the sale and possession of bump-fire stocks; creating the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission within the Department of Law Enforcement, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2018-3

Last Action Date: March 9, 2018

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Georgia HR1131

Title: Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; recognize

Description: A RESOLUTION recognizing the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Read and Adopted

Last Action Date: February 12, 2018

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Hawaii SB2436

Title: Relating To Firearms.

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

Last Action: Act 158, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).

Last Action Date: July 11, 2018

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Hawaii SB2046

Title: Relating To Firearms.

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

Last Action: Act 157, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).

Last Action Date: July 11, 2018

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Hawaii SCR116

Title: Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Submit A Report To The Legislature On All Current State Gun Control Laws, How They Compare With Current Federal Regulations, Data On Firearm Discharges, And Data On Gun Crime In Hawaii.

Description: Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Submit A Report To The Legislature On All Current State Gun Control Laws, How They Compare With Current Federal Regulations, Data On Firearm Discharges, And Data On Gun Crime In Hawaii.

Last Action: Resolution adopted in final form.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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Hawaii HR119

Title: Urging The United States Congress To Support And Fund The Scientific Study Of Firearms Violence And Prevention.

Description: Urging The United States Congress To Support And Fund The Scientific Study Of Firearms Violence And Prevention.

Last Action: Resolution adopted in final form.

Last Action Date: March 28, 2018

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Hawaii HR29

Title: Requesting The Congressional Delegation Of Hawaii And The United States Congress To Oppose "concealed Carry Reciprocity" Legislation.

Description: Requesting The Congressional Delegation Of Hawaii And The United States Congress To Oppose "concealed Carry Reciprocity" Legislation.

Last Action: Resolution adopted in final form.

Last Action Date: March 23, 2018

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Iowa SF2231

Title: A bill for an act relating to carrying weapons and operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a loaded firearm. (Formerly SF 227 and SF 296.) Effective 7-1-18.

Description: A bill for an act relating to carrying weapons and operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a loaded firearm. (Formerly SF 227 and SF 296.) Effective 7-1-18.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 859.

Last Action Date: April 2, 2018

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Iowa HF2348

Title: A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections. (Formerly HSB 621.) Effective 7-1-18.

Description: A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections. (Formerly HSB 621.) Effective 7-1-18.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 700.

Last Action Date: March 28, 2018

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Idaho H0443

Title: Adds to existing law to authorize a school district to offer a firearms safety education course to primary and secondary school students.

Description: EDUCATION -- Adds to existing law to authorize a school district to offer a firearms safety education course to primary and secondary school students.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on March 26, 2018 Session Law Chapter 250 Effective: 07/01/2018

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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Idaho H0665

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding threatening school violence and to provide that certain acts shall be a felony.

Description: SCHOOLS -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding threatening school violence and to provide that certain acts shall be a felony.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on March 23, 2018 Session Law Chapter 240 Effective: 03/23/2018

Last Action Date: March 23, 2018

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Idaho S1313

Title: Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding defense of self, others, a habitation, place of business or employment, or an occupied vehicle.

Description: SELF-DEFENSE -- Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding defense of self, others, a habitation, place of business or employment, or an occupied vehicle.

Last Action: Session Law Chapter 222 Effective: 07/01/2018

Last Action Date: March 21, 2018

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Idaho H0565

Title: Amends existing law to provide that retired law enforcement officers may carry a concealed weapon in certain places.

Description: FIREARMS -- Amends existing law to provide that retired law enforcement officers may carry a concealed weapon in certain places.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on March 20, 2018 Session Law Chapter 195 Effective: 07/01/2018

Last Action Date: March 20, 2018

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Illinois HB4855

Title: FOID-RENEWAL & SUSPENSION

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

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0906

Last Action Date: August 17, 2018

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Illinois HB2354

Title: LETHAL ORDER OF PROTECTION

Description: Creates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Provides that the petition shall also describe the type, and location of any firearms presently believed by the petitioner to be possessed or controlled by the respondent. Provides that the petitioner may be a family member of the respondent or a law enforcement officer, who files a petition alleging that the respondent poses a danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Establishes factors that the court must consider before issuing a lethal violence order of protection. Provides for the issuance of ex parte orders and one-year orders. Provides that if the court issues the order the respondent must: (1) refrain from having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving additional firearms for the duration of the order; and (2) turn over to the local law enforcement agency any firearm, Firearm Owner's Identification Card, or concealed carry license in his or her possession. Establishes factors for renewing and terminating lethal violence orders of protection. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act to make conforming changes.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0607

Last Action Date: July 16, 2018

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Illinois SB3256

Title: CRIM PRO-UNCLAIMD BAIL DEPOSIT

Description: Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides a person subject to bail under the Code for a Category B offense shall have $30 deducted from his or her monetary bail every day the person is incarcerated. Provides any sum of money deposited by any person to secure his or her release from custody which remains unclaimed by the person entitled to its return for 3 years after the conditions of the bail bond have been performed and the accused has been discharged from all obligations in the cause shall be presumed to be abandoned and subject to disposition under the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. Eliminates publishing requirements and other provisions concerning unclaimed bail deposits. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0606

Last Action Date: July 16, 2018

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Indiana SB0006

Title: Technical corrections. Resolves technical conflicts and addresses technical problems in the Indiana Code, including removal of obsolete citation style references to "IC 1971" and updating the list of statutes codified outside Title 34 that confer immunity from civil liability. Provides that the technical corrections bill may be referred to as the "technical corrections bill of the 2018 general assembly". Specifies that this phrase may be used in the lead-in line of each SECTION of another bill to identify the provisions added, amended, or repealed by the technical corrections bill that are also amended or repealed in another bill being considered

Description: Technical corrections. Resolves technical conflicts and addresses technical problems in the Indiana Code, including removal of obsolete citation style references to "IC 1971" and updating the list of statutes codified outside Title 34 that confer immunity from civil liability. Provides that the technical corrections bill may be referred to as the "technical corrections bill of the 2018 general assembly". Specifies that this phrase may be used in the lead-in line of each SECTION of another bill to identify the provisions added, amended, or repealed by the technical corrections bill that are also amended or repealed in another bill being considered

Last Action: Public Law 86

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

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Kansas HB2145

Title: Prohibiting the possession of a firearm by certain individuals.

Description: Prohibiting the possession of a firearm by certain individuals.

Last Action: House Approved by Governor on Friday, April 20, 2018

Last Action Date: April 26, 2018

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Kentucky SB210

Title: AN ACT relating to possession of a firearm by a felon.

Description: Amend KRS 527.040 to increase the penalties for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon when the feloncommits a crime outside of this section that involves a firearm and the person has a prior conviction under this section.

Last Action: signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 123)

Last Action Date: April 10, 2018

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Massachusetts H4670

Title: Relative to firearms

Description: Relative to firearms

Last Action: Signed by the Governor, Chapter 123 of the Acts of 2018

Last Action Date: July 3, 2018

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Maryland HB1029

Title: Criminal Law – Wearing, Carrying, or Transporting Loaded Handgun – Subsequent Offender

Description: Prohibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of certain sentences for persons who have previously been convicted of certain offenses; clarifying that certain sentences are mandatory minimum sentences; providing that a certain mandatory minimum sentence may not be imposed unless the State's Attorney notifies the defendant at least 30 days before the trial of the State's intentions; etc.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Maryland SB101

Title: Criminal Law – Crimes of Violence, Expungement, and Drug Treatment

Description: Providing that the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; altering the circumstances under which sexual abuse of a minor is a crime of violence; eliminating parole eligibility for certain violent offenders; adding to a list of convictions that may be expunged under certain circumstances; providing that a petition for expungement may not be filed earlier than 15 years after the person satisfies the sentences for all convictions for which expungement is requested; etc.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Maryland HB1646

Title: Criminal Procedure - Firearms - Transfer

Description: Requiring a State's Attorney to serve a written notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a guilty plea or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, verbally or in writing, a defendant convicted of a certain offense that the defendant is prohibited from possessing certain firearms and is ordered to transfer certain firearms in accordance with the Act; authorizing the court to issue a search warrant based on probable cause that certain weapons have not been surrendered; etc.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Maryland HB1302

Title: Public Safety – Extreme Risk Protective Orders

Description: Authorizing certain individuals to file a petition for an extreme risk protective order with a certain court or a District Commissioner under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for an extreme risk protective order to contain certain information on the present danger including the number, types, and location of any known firearms in possession of the respondent; authorizing a judge to enter an interim extreme risk protective order to require the respondent to surrender any firearm in the respondent's possession; etc.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Maryland SB707

Title: Criminal Law – Firearm Crimes – Rapid Fire Trigger Activator

Description: Prohibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain exception; defining "rapid fire trigger activator" as any device, including a removable manual or power-driven activating device, constructed so that, when installed in or attached to a firearm the rate at which the trigger is activated increases or the rate of fire increases; etc.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Maryland HB819

Title: Public Safety – Handgun Permit Review Board – Appeals

Description: Altering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited may appeal the decision; providing that appeals from a certain decision by the Secretary or the Secretary's designee may be made to the Handgun Permit Review Board; requiring the Board to review a certain record and hold a certain hearing; providing that an appeal of the Board's decision may be made to the Office of Administrative Hearings within 30 days after the decision is issued; etc.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Maine LD1824

Title: An Act Regarding the Termination of the Authority To Issue a Permit for a Noise Suppression Device on a Firearm for Hunting

Description: An Act Regarding the Termination of the Authority To Issue a Permit for a Noise Suppression Device on a Firearm for Hunting

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED - Emergency - 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: March 27, 2018

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Nebraska LB909

Title: Change provisions relating to motor carriers, hazardous materials regulations, and titling, registration, sales, and operation of motorboats and motor vehicles

Description: Change provisions relating to motor carriers, hazardous materials regulations, and titling, registration, sales, and operation of motorboats and motor vehicles

Last Action: Provisions/portions of LB1136 amended into LB909 by AM2284

Last Action Date: April 23, 2018

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Nebraska LB1034

Title: Change credentialing provisions for health care professions and occupations and licensure provisions for health care facilities and services and school-age child care programs and adopt the EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

Description: Change credentialing provisions for health care professions and occupations and licensure provisions for health care facilities and services and school-age child care programs and adopt the EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

Last Action: Provisions/portions of LB1057 amended into LB1034 by AM2322

Last Action Date: April 23, 2018

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Nebraska LB990

Title: Create the offense of possession of a firearm by a prohibited juvenile offender

Description: Create the offense of possession of a firearm by a prohibited juvenile offender

Last Action: Approved by Governor on April 17, 2018

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Nebraska LB848

Title: Correct a provision relating to possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person

Description: Correct a provision relating to possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person

Last Action: Approved by Governor on April 11, 2018

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Nebraska LB902

Title: Authorize the withholding from the public of information regarding firearm registration, possession, sale, or use

Description: Authorize the withholding from the public of information regarding firearm registration, possession, sale, or use

Last Action: Approved by Governor on April 17, 2018

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Nebraska LB321

Title: Change provisions relating to unlawful possession of a firearm at a school

Description: Change provisions relating to unlawful possession of a firearm at a school

Last Action: Approved by Governor on March 21, 2018

Last Action Date: March 21, 2018

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Nebraska LB100

Title: Change provisions relating to removal of firearm-related disabilities under the Nebraska Mental Health Commitment Act

Description: Change provisions relating to removal of firearm-related disabilities under the Nebraska Mental Health Commitment Act

Last Action: Approved by Governor on February 14, 2018

Last Action Date: February 15, 2018

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New Jersey S2465

Title: Establishes crimes of purchasing firearm parts to unlawfully manufacture firearms without a serial number, manufacturing or possessing covert or undetectable firearms, and manufacturing or facilitating the manufacture of firearms using a three-dimensional printer.**

Description: Establishes crimes of purchasing firearm parts to unlawfully manufacture firearms without a serial number, manufacturing or possessing covert or undetectable firearms, and manufacturing or facilitating the manufacture of firearms using a three-dimensional printer.**

Last Action: Approved P.L.2018, c.138.

Last Action Date: November 8, 2018

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New Mexico HB19

Title: Increase Penalty For Felon With Firearm

Description: Increase Penalty For Felon With Firearm

Last Action: [LD 10] Signed by the Governor - Chapter 74(partial veto).

Last Action Date: February 14, 2018

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Ohio SB81

Title: Revise licensing rules for military personnel concealed carry

Description: To amend section 2923.125 of the Revised Code to waive the concealed carry license fee for active members of the armed forces and retired and honorably discharged veterans, to accept military experience with firearms as proof of competency with firearms regardless of when the applicant for a license acquired the experience, to permit a licensee to renew a concealed handgun license at any time before the expiration of the license, and to require the Attorney General to monitor the number of license fees waived and cap the total amount allowed to be waived at $1.5 million.

Last Action: Effective 11/5/18

Last Action Date: November 5, 2018

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Ohio HB79

Title: Provide for firearms training for tactical medical professionals

Description: To amend sections 109.71, 109.73, 109.75, 109.79, 109.801, and 2923.126 and to enact sections 109.748 and 109.771 of the Revised Code to provide for firearms training for tactical medical professionals; to permit such a professional who has received that training and has been specifically authorized by the law enforcement agency to carry firearms while on duty; and to grant such a professional the same right to carry a concealed handgun in this state as a concealed handgun licensee.

Last Action: Effective 6/1/18

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018

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Ohio SB33

Title: Disclose law enforcement data to defendant

Description: To amend sections 2913.04, 2923.129, 2935.081, and 2951.041 and to enact section 5503.101 of the Revised Code to allow disclosure of information from the law enforcement automated data system (LEADS) to a defendant in a traffic or criminal case; to authorize a court to continue on intervention in lieu of conviction an offender who is on it and violates any of its terms or conditions; and to allow certain state highway patrol troopers to administer oaths and acknowledge criminal and juvenile court complaints, summonses, affidavits, and returns of court orders in matters related to their official duties.

Last Action: Effective 3/23/18

Last Action Date: March 23, 2018

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Oklahoma HB2632

Title: Firearms; expanding right to use deadly force at place of worship; effective date.

Description: Firearms; expanding right to use deadly force at place of worship; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/07/2018

Last Action Date: May 3, 2018

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Oklahoma HB2527

Title: Firearms; unlawful carry of firearms; providing exception for county employees; effective date.

Description: Firearms; unlawful carry of firearms; providing exception for county employees; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/08/2018

Last Action Date: May 3, 2018

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Oklahoma HB2889

Title: Fingerprinting fees; clarifying amount sheriffs may charge for fingerprinting handgun license applicants; effective date.

Description: Fingerprinting fees; clarifying amount sheriffs may charge for fingerprinting handgun license applicants; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/01/2018

Last Action Date: May 1, 2018

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Oklahoma HB2625

Title: Firearms; modifying manner in which retired peace officers may carry firearms; effective date.

Description: Firearms; modifying manner in which retired peace officers may carry firearms; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/24/2018

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

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Oklahoma HB3353

Title: Firearms; authorizing handgun licensees and certain military personnel to carry handgun while scouting; effective date.

Description: Firearms; authorizing handgun licensees and certain military personnel to carry handgun while scouting; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/23/2018

Last Action Date: April 23, 2018

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Oregon HB4145

Title: Relating to firearms.

Description: Modifies definitions relating to relationship status that pertain to types of court orders and misdemeanor convictions that cause person to be prohibited from possessing firearms. Provides that conviction for stalking causes person to be prohibited from possessing firearm unless person obtains relief from prohibition. Punishes unlawful possession by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Directs Department of State Police to enter into Law Enforcement Data System record of conviction and information in judgment concerning conviction disqualifying person from possessing firearm. Requires Department of State Police to notify United States Attorney for District of Oregon and] all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and district attorneys with jurisdiction when, during criminal background check performed by gun dealer or at gun show prior to transfer of firearm, department determines that recipient is prohibited from possessing firearm. Requires department to perform other notifications as applicable and to perform notifications within 24 hours unless investigation would be compromised. Requires law enforcement agency or prosecuting attorney's office receiving notification to report to department on action taken after notification and outcome of action. Requires department to publish written report, based on information received, detailing attempted unlawful purchases, including information on investigations and criminal prosecutions.

Last Action: Chapter 5, (2018 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2019.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2018

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Pennsylvania SR258

Title: Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act by rescheduling marijuana in order to protect the right under the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of participants in a state-sanctioned medical marijuana program to legally own a firearm and further consider whether marijuana has a proven medical purpose.

Description: A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act by rescheduling marijuana in order to protect the right under the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of participants in a state-sanctioned medical marijuana program to legally own a firearm and further consider whether marijuana has a proven medical purpose.

Last Action: Adopted (49-0)

Last Action Date: April 25, 2018

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Rhode Island H7066

Title: Trials

Description: Restricts the use of a victim's gender or sexual orientation as a defense by any defendant claiming provocation, diminished capacity or self-defense and prohibits the court from allowing such information into evidence.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 2, 2018

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Rhode Island H7688

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Orders -- Criminal Offenses -- Weapons

Description: Authorizes the supreme court to issue "extreme risk protections orders" requiring the surrender of all firearms from persons determined to be capable of causing personal injury.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018

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Rhode Island S2292

Title: Weapons

Description: Makes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018

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Rhode Island H7075

Title: Weapons

Description: Makes possession bump stocks, binary triggers or trigger cranks punishable by up to10 years in imprisonment and/or a $10,000 fine and penalizes modification of semi-automatic weapons to full automatic fire with a single pull or hold in the same way.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018

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Rhode Island S2492

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Orders -- Criminal Offenses -- Weapons

Description: Authorizes the supreme court to issue "extreme risk protections orders" requiring the surrender of all firearms from persons determined to be capable of causing personal injury.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018

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South Dakota HB1083

Title: Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency.

Description: Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 9, 2018 H.J. 794

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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South Dakota HB1271

Title: Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises.

Description: Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 23, 2018 H.J. 796

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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South Dakota HB1209

Title: Require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits.

Description: Require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 23, 2018 H.J. 796

Last Action Date: March 26, 2018

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Tennessee HB2646

Title: As enacted, authorizes, in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, transfers from the department of safety, handgun permit reserve. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 8; Title 9; Title 10; Title 11; Title 12; Title 13; Title 16; Title 17; Title 18; Title 29; Title 33; Title 36; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41; Title 43; Title 45; Title 47; Title 48; Title 49; Title 50; Title 53; Title 54; Title 55; Title 56; Title 57; Title 58; Title 59; Title 60; Title 62; Title 63; Title 64; Title 65; Title 66; Title 67; Title 68; Title 69; Title 70 and Title 71.

Description: As enacted, authorizes, in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, transfers from the department of safety, handgun permit reserve. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 8; Title 9; Title 10; Title 11; Title 12; Title 13; Title 16; Title 17; Title 18; Title 29; Title 33; Title 36; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41; Title 43; Title 45; Title 47; Title 48; Title 49; Title 50; Title 53; Title 54; Title 55; Title 56; Title 57; Title 58; Title 59; Title 60; Title 62; Title 63; Title 64; Title 65; Title 66; Title 67; Title 68; Title 69; Title 70 and Title 71.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 1063

Last Action Date: May 23, 2018

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Tennessee SB0647

Title: As enacted, authorizes community corrections officers in Claiborne County, Grainger County, Hancock County, Hawkins County, Jefferson County, and Union County who hold a valid Tennessee handgun permit to carry a handgun at all times and in all places in this state while in the course of employment and engaged in the actual discharge of official duties. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, authorizes community corrections officers in Claiborne County, Grainger County, Hancock County, Hawkins County, Jefferson County, and Union County who hold a valid Tennessee handgun permit to carry a handgun at all times and in all places in this state while in the course of employment and engaged in the actual discharge of official duties. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 828

Last Action Date: May 8, 2018

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Tennessee HB2550

Title: As enacted, authorizes an LEA to offer a noncompulsory gun safety class or program for students in elementary school; prohibits the use or presence of live ammunition or live fire. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

Description: As enacted, authorizes an LEA to offer a noncompulsory gun safety class or program for students in elementary school; prohibits the use or presence of live ammunition or live fire. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 906

Last Action Date: May 8, 2018

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Tennessee HB1038

Title: As enacted, exempts from the firing range and classroom hours requirements to obtain a handgun carry permit anyone who in the five years preceding the date of application has successfully completed a department of correction firearms qualification. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, exempts from the firing range and classroom hours requirements to obtain a handgun carry permit anyone who in the five years preceding the date of application has successfully completed a department of correction firearms qualification. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 865

Last Action Date: May 8, 2018

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Tennessee HB1939

Title: As enacted, allows county commissioner in the actual discharge of the commissioner's duties who has a valid handgun carry permit to carry in buildings in which county commission meetings are held, but not in room in which judicial proceeding in progress; not applicable to member of legislative body of metropolitan government. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, allows county commissioner in the actual discharge of the commissioner's duties who has a valid handgun carry permit to carry in buildings in which county commission meetings are held, but not in room in which judicial proceeding in progress; not applicable to member of legislative body of metropolitan government. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 880

Last Action Date: May 8, 2018

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Tennessee HB2464

Title: As enacted, revises various provisions regarding firearms including making consistent the effect that restoration of citizenship has upon the possession and purchase of firearms and the obtaining of a handgun carry permit. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, revises various provisions regarding firearms including making consistent the effect that restoration of citizenship has upon the possession and purchase of firearms and the obtaining of a handgun carry permit. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 903

Last Action Date: May 8, 2018

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Tennessee SB0834

Title: As enacted, requires, in certain circumstances, the instant check unit of the TBI to contact the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction where a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution attempts to purchase a firearm; requires the reporting of certain other information of persons involuntarily committed. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Description: As enacted, requires, in certain circumstances, the instant check unit of the TBI to contact the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction where a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution attempts to purchase a firearm; requires the reporting of certain other information of persons involuntarily committed. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 799

Last Action Date: May 4, 2018

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Tennessee HB2370

Title: As enacted, authorizes an individual, business entity, or government entity to allow the concealed carry of handguns by handgun carry permit holders on the individual's or entity's property while prohibiting other weapons or the open carry of firearms; establishes posting requirements for "concealed firearms by permit only" signage. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1359.

Description: As enacted, authorizes an individual, business entity, or government entity to allow the concealed carry of handguns by handgun carry permit holders on the individual's or entity's property while prohibiting other weapons or the open carry of firearms; establishes posting requirements for "concealed firearms by permit only" signage. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1359.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 823

Last Action Date: May 4, 2018

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Tennessee SB1587

Title: As enacted, revises provisions regarding lifetime handgun carry permit for retired law enforcement officer. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, revises provisions regarding lifetime handgun carry permit for retired law enforcement officer. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 690

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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Tennessee HB2693

Title: Subject to local approval, abolishes the Dickson County Highway Commission. - Amends Chapter 53 of the Private Acts of 1985; as amended.

Description: Subject to local approval, abolishes the Dickson County Highway Commission. - Amends Chapter 53 of the Private Acts of 1985; as amended.

Last Action: Pr. Ch. 38

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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Tennessee HB1851

Title: As enacted, prevents a municipality from charging a person with a violation of any ordinance prohibiting discharging a firearm within the municipal limits if the person acted in justifiable self-defense or to prevent the commission of a criminal offense when discharging the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1322.

Description: As enacted, prevents a municipality from charging a person with a violation of any ordinance prohibiting discharging a firearm within the municipal limits if the person acted in justifiable self-defense or to prevent the commission of a criminal offense when discharging the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1322.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 599

Last Action Date: April 4, 2018

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Tennessee SB1910

Title: As enacted, prevents a municipality from charging a person with a violation of any ordinance prohibiting discharging a firearm within the municipal limits if the person acted in justifiable self-defense or to prevent the commission of a criminal offense when discharging the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1322.

Description: As enacted, prevents a municipality from charging a person with a violation of any ordinance prohibiting discharging a firearm within the municipal limits if the person acted in justifiable self-defense or to prevent the commission of a criminal offense when discharging the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1322.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 599

Last Action Date: April 4, 2018

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Utah SB0012

Title: Public Education Recodification - Cross References and Repeals

Description: Public Education Recodification - Cross References and Repeals

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

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Utah SB0016

Title: Public Safety Fee Revisions

Description: Public Safety Fee Revisions

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

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Utah HB0038

Title: Fireworks Restrictions

Description: Fireworks Restrictions

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

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

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Utah SB0084

Title: Reauthorization of Administrative Rules

Description: Reauthorization of Administrative Rules

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

Last Action Date: March 19, 2018

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Utah HB0011

Title: Public Education Recodification - Funding

Description: Public Education Recodification - Funding

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

Last Action Date: January 24, 2018

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Virginia SB669

Title: Involuntary mental health treatment; minors, access to firearms.

Description: Involuntary mental health treatment; minors; access to firearms. Provides that a person who, while a minor 14 years of age or older, was ordered to involuntary inpatient or outpatient treatment or was subject to a temporary detention order and agreed to voluntary admission (i) is subject to the same restrictions on possessing, purchasing, or transporting a firearm as an adult who was similarly ordered to involuntary treatment or was subject to a temporary detention order and agreed to voluntary admission and (ii) may utilize the same procedure as such adult for petitioning for the restoration of such person's firearm rights. The bill also sets out procedures for the submission of any involuntary treatment order or certification of voluntary admission subsequent to a temporary detention order involving a minor 14 years of age or older to the Central Criminal Records Exchange for purposes of determining a person's eligibility to possess, purchase, or transport a firearm that mirror the current procedures for the submission of such orders or certifications for adults. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0846)

Last Action Date: April 18, 2018

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Virginia SB912

Title: Law-enforcement officers, retired; carrying a concealed handgun, return to work.

Description: Retired law-enforcement officers; carrying a concealed handgun; return to work. Clarifies that a retired law-enforcement officer shall surrender his proof of consultation to carry a concealed handgun when he returns to work as a law-enforcement officer. Current law does not specify that his return to work be as a law-enforcement officer.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0669)

Last Action Date: March 30, 2018

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Virginia HB857

Title: Landlord and tenant law; general provisions and Act.

Description: Landlord and tenant law. Removes remaining differences between general landlord and tenant provisions and the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act by conforming provisions pertaining to residential dwelling units in the following areas: (i) termination of a nonresidential tenancy by self-help eviction or by filing an unlawful detainer action; (ii) tenant obligations to maintain a dwelling unit; (iii) notice to the tenant in the event of foreclosure; (iv) wrongful failure to supply heat, water, hot water, or essential services; (v) prohibited provisions in the rental agreement; (vi) early termination of a rental agreement by military personnel; and (vii) remedies for the landlord's failure to deliver possession. The bill also makes the following changes to landlord and tenant law: (a) clarifies the lease termination process; (b) provides that if a tenant allows his renter's insurance to lapse, the landlord may provide coverage and require the tenant to pay the premium; (c) establishes protection for landlords who provide tenant information to a federal census official; (d) authorizes a landlord or property manager to appear in court to seek final rent and damages related to a dwelling unit; and (e) clarifies remedies for a tenant's failure to prepare the dwelling unit for insecticide or pesticide applications.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0221)

Last Action Date: March 9, 2018

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Vermont H0025

Title: An act relating to domestic terrorism

Description: An act relating to domestic terrorism

Last Action: House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018

Last Action Date: May 21, 2018

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Vermont H0895

Title: An act relating to legislative review of certain report requirements

Description: An act relating to legislative review of certain report requirements

Last Action: House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018

Last Action Date: May 21, 2018

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Vermont S0221

Title: An act relating to establishing extreme risk protection orders

Description: An act relating to establishing extreme risk protection orders

Last Action: Signed by Governor on April 11, 2018

Last Action Date: April 11, 2018

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Vermont S0055

Title: An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Description: An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Last Action: Signed by Governor on April 11, 2018

Last Action Date: April 11, 2018

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Wisconsin SB56

Title: Mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 941.29 (4m) (a) 2.; to amend 941.29 (4m) (a) (intro.); and to create 941.29 (4m) (a) 2. (intro.), b. and c. of the statutes; Relating to: mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Last Action: Published 4-17-2018

Last Action Date: April 17, 2018

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West Virginia SB244

Title: Specifying conditions for unlawful possession of firearm at school-sponsored activities

Description: Specifying conditions for unlawful possession of firearm at school-sponsored activities

Last Action: Chapter 69, Acts, Regular Session, 2018

Last Action Date: April 23, 2018

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West Virginia HB4020

Title: Making technical corrections in the code when referencing chapter 49

Description: The purpose of this bill is to make technical corrections in the code when referencing chapter 49 of the code. Chapter 49 was reorganized and renumbered in 2015 and certain references to that chapter in other portions of the code are required to be changed to reflect the new code sections. The bill also defines a term.

Last Action: Chapter 37, Acts, Regular Session, 2018

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

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West Virginia HB2916

Title: Authorizing certain first responders to carry firearms

Description: Authorizing certain first responders to carry firearms

Last Action: Chapter 214, Acts, Regular Session, 2018

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

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West Virginia HB4187

Title: Business Liability Protection Act

Description: The purpose of this bill is to create the “Business Liability Protection Act”. The bill includes the right to limit possession of firearms on certain premises and definitions. It also provides for misdemeanor criminal offense and penalty. It prohibits employers from certain specific actions against a person when that person possesses a firearm legally, including a condition of employment. The bill provides a duty of care of public and private employers and provides for immunity from liability. The bill authorizes the Attorney General to enforce this statute, including the right to sue or seek injunctive relief; and seek civil fines.

Last Action: Chapter 4, Acts, Regular Session, 2018

Last Action Date: April 16, 2018

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Wyoming HB0168

Title: Stand your ground-2.

Description: AN ACT relating to crimes and civil liability; establishing and modifying when defensive force can be used; establishing when no duty to retreat exists; providing immunity from civil liability for reasonable use of defensive force; providing for an award of costs if a civil lawsuit is filed as specified; providing that the use of reasonable defensive force does not subject a person to criminal prosecution as specified; providing a definition; providing conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 135 Session Laws of Wyoming 2018

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018

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Wyoming HB168

Title: Stand your ground-2.

Description: AN ACT relating to crimes and civil liability; establishing and modifying when defensive force can be used; establishing when no duty to retreat exists; providing immunity from civil liability for reasonable use of defensive force; providing for an award of costs if a civil lawsuit is filed as specified; providing that the use of reasonable defensive force does not subject a person to criminal prosecution as specified; providing a definition; providing conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Chapter No. 135 Session Laws of Wyoming 2018

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018

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