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2019 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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Alabama HB461

Title: Lauderdale Co., churches, self-defense, deadly physical force, use in self-defense or defense of others, const. amend.

Description: Lauderdale Co., churches, self-defense, deadly physical force, use in self-defense or defense of others, const. amend.

Last Action: Delivered to Secretary of State at 10:03 a.m. on May 16, 2019.

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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Alabama HB185

Title: Blount Co., firearms, pistol permit fee, active, retired, and honorably discharged military exempt, Sec. 45-5-232 am'd.

Description: Blount Co., firearms, pistol permit fee, active, retired, and honorably discharged military exempt, Sec. 45-5-232 am'd.

Last Action: Delivered to Governor at 10:01 a.m. on May 16, 2019.

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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Alabama HB536

Title: Franklin Co., churches, self-defense, deadly physical force, use in self-defense or defense of others, const. amend.

Description: Franklin Co., churches, self-defense, deadly physical force, use in self-defense or defense of others, const. amend.

Last Action: Delivered to Secretary of State at 10:03 a.m. on May 16, 2019.

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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Arkansas HB1678

Title: Amending Certain Licensing Requirements For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Amending Certain Licensing Requirements For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1678 is now Act 1038

Last Action Date: April 17, 2019

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Arkansas HB1820

Title: Concerning Firearms; Concerning Firearm Noise Suppressors And Machine Guns; And Concerning Compliance With The National Firearms Act.

Description: Concerning Firearms; Concerning Firearm Noise Suppressors And Machine Guns; And Concerning Compliance With The National Firearms Act.

Last Action: Notification that HB1820 is now Act 1051

Last Action Date: April 17, 2019

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Arkansas HB1763

Title: To Create The Transformation And Efficiencies Act Of 2019; To Establish Cabinet-level Departments; To Transfer State Entities; And To Declare An Emergency.

Description: To Create The Transformation And Efficiencies Act Of 2019; To Establish Cabinet-level Departments; To Transfer State Entities; And To Declare An Emergency.

Last Action: Notification that HB1763 is now Act 910

Last Action Date: April 11, 2019

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Arkansas HB1748

Title: Concerning A Veteran Who Voluntarily Sought Mental Health Treatment And Who Subsequently Seeks To Obtain A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning A Veteran Who Voluntarily Sought Mental Health Treatment And Who Subsequently Seeks To Obtain A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1748 is now Act 917

Last Action Date: April 11, 2019

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Arkansas SB6

Title: To Designate The Shotgun As The Official State Firearm.

Description: To Designate The Shotgun As The Official State Firearm.

Last Action: Notification that SB6 is now Act 685

Last Action Date: April 5, 2019

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Arkansas SB400

Title: Concerning Firearm Noise Suppressors; And Concerning Compliance With The National Firearms Act.

Description: Concerning Firearm Noise Suppressors; And Concerning Compliance With The National Firearms Act.

Last Action: Notification that SB400 is now Act 495

Last Action Date: March 19, 2019

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Arkansas SB197

Title: To Clarify The Scope In Which A Law Enforcement Officer May Carry An Open Or Concealed Handgun Both While On Duty And Off Duty; And To Declare An Emergency.

Description: To Clarify The Scope In Which A Law Enforcement Officer May Carry An Open Or Concealed Handgun Both While On Duty And Off Duty; And To Declare An Emergency.

Last Action: Notification that SB197 is now Act 472

Last Action Date: March 18, 2019

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Arkansas HB1533

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1533 is now Act 431

Last Action Date: March 12, 2019

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Arkansas HB1430

Title: To Eliminate Unnecessary References To Regulations And To Provide For Consistent References To Rules Throughout The Arkansas Code; And To Change The Name Of A Arkansas Legislative Council Subcommittee.

Description: To Eliminate Unnecessary References To Regulations And To Provide For Consistent References To Rules Throughout The Arkansas Code; And To Change The Name Of A Arkansas Legislative Council Subcommittee.

Last Action: Notification that HB1430 is now Act 315

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

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Arkansas HB1036

Title: To Reduce The Costs Of Concealed Carry Licensure And Firearm Ownership.

Description: To Reduce The Costs Of Concealed Carry Licensure And Firearm Ownership.

Last Action: Notification that HB1036 is now Act 188

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

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Arkansas SB17

Title: To Reduce The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Reduce The Fee To Renew A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: To Reduce The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Reduce The Fee To Renew A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.

Last Action Date: February 4, 2019

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Arizona SB1291

Title: Prohibited weapons; nunchaku; repeal

Description: Prohibited weapons; nunchaku; repeal

Last Action: Chapter 207

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

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Arizona HB2080

Title: Civil rights restoration; application; procedures

Description: Civil rights restoration; application; procedures

Last Action: Chapter 149

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

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Arizona HB2281

Title: Liquor omnibus

Description: Liquor omnibus

Last Action: Chapter 136

Last Action Date: April 26, 2019

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Colorado HB1026

Title: Parks And Wildlife Violations Of Law

Description: Concerning fines assessed for violations of laws administered by the division of parks and wildlife.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: June 3, 2019

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Colorado SB241

Title: Revisor's Bill

Description: Concerning the nonsubstantive revision of statutes in the Colorado Revised Statutes, as amended, and, in connection therewith, amending or repealing obsolete, imperfect, and inoperative law to preserve the legislative intent, effect, and meaning of the law.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

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Colorado HB1177

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Description: Concerning creation of an extreme risk protection order, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Last Action: Governor Signed

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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Connecticut HB07218

Title: An Act Concerning The Safe Storage Of Firearms In The Home And Firearm Safety Programs In Public Schools.

Description: To require the safe storage of all firearms, whether loaded or unloaded, in a home with a minor under eighteen years of age.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: June 3, 2019

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Connecticut HB07223

Title: An Act Concerning The Storage Of A Pistol Or Revolver In A Motor Vehicle.

Description: To require safe storage of a pistol or revolver in a motor vehicle.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: June 3, 2019

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Connecticut HB07219

Title: An Act Concerning Ghost Guns.

Description: To ban guns without serial numbers and regulate those which are sold in a form requiring the purchaser to finish assembly or that are homemade or 3-D printed.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: June 3, 2019

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District of Columbia B23-0286

Title: Firearms Safety Omnibus Clarification Emergency Amendment Act Of 2019

Description: Firearms Safety Omnibus Clarification Emergency Amendment Act Of 2019

Last Action: Retained by the Council

Last Action Date: May 28, 2019

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District of Columbia PR23-0305

Title: Firearms Safety Omnibus Clarification Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2019

Description: Firearms Safety Omnibus Clarification Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2019

Last Action: Retained by the Council

Last Action Date: May 28, 2019

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District of Columbia B23-0218

Title: Firearms Safety Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2019

Description: Firearms Safety Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2019

Last Action: Act A23-0041, Expires on July 13, 2019 Published in DC Register Vol 66 and Page 5255

Last Action Date: April 26, 2019

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District of Columbia PR23-0215

Title: Firearms Safety Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2019

Description: Firearms Safety Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Declaration Resolution Of 2019

Last Action: Resolution R23-0053 Effective from April 2, 2019 Published in DC Register Vol 66 and Page 4383

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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Delaware SB107

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Civil Procedures To Relinquish Firearms Or Ammunition.

Description: This bill changes the standard of proof necessary to issue a civil gun relinquishment order from the Justice of the Peace Court. The preponderance of the evidence standard is the standard traditionally used in civil matters and is, therefore, appropriate here. This also makes the standard consistent with that required for a Lethal Violence Protective Order, which is highly similar in nature.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 17, 2019

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Delaware HB63

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

Description: This Act revises the crime of "unlawfully permitting a child access to a firearm," an existing class A misdemeanor under Delaware law. The offense is renamed "unsafe storage of a firearm" to place emphasis on firearm safety and proper storage. Under the revised statute, a crime is committed when a person intentionally or recklessly stores or leaves a loaded firearm where a minor or other person prohibited by law, or unauthorized person, can access the firearm, and the unauthorized person obtains the firearm. The unauthorized persons use of the firearm to inflict serious physical injury or death is not an element of the offense, but is an aggravating factor. For the purposes of this offense, stores and leaves does not include when firearm is carried by or under the control of the owner or another lawfully-authorized user.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 6, 2019

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Florida H0487

Title: Carrying of Firearms by Tactical Medical Professionals

Description: Exempting certain licensed medical professionals from specified provisions concerning the carrying of firearms; requiring certain policies and procedures for law enforcement agencies; providing such professionals have no duty to retreat in certain circumstances; providing immunities and privileges for such professionals; providing construction; requiring the appointing law enforcement agency to issue to tactical medical professionals any firearm or ammunition, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2019-77

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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Florida H7059

Title: OGSR/Concealed Carry License/DACS

Description: Removes scheduled repeal of exemption from public records requirements for certain personal identifying information held by tax collector when individual applies for license to carry concealed weapon or firearm.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2019-34

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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Florida S7030

Title: Implementation of Legislative Recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission

Description: Requiring sheriffs to establish a school guardian program or contract with another sheriff's office that has established a program under a certain condition; requiring the Office of Safe Schools to annually provide training for specified personnel; requiring district school boards and school district superintendents to partner with security agencies to establish or assign safe-school officers; revising requirements for school district zero-tolerance policies; requiring the Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool (FSSAT) to be the primary site security assessment tool for school districts, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2019-22

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Georgia HB33

Title: Weapons carry license; extension of time for the renewal of a license for certain service members serving on active duty outside of the state; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to weapons carry license, gun safety information, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to provide for an extension of time for the renewal of a weapons carry license or renewal license for certain service members serving on active duty outside the state; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Effective Date

Last Action Date: July 1, 2019

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Hawaii SB600

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Prohibits individuals who are less than 21 years of age from bringing or causing to be brought into the State any firearm. (SB600 HD2)

Last Action: Act 257, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1359).

Last Action Date: July 9, 2019

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Hawaii SB1466

Title: Relating To Gun Violence Protective Orders.

Description: Establishes a process by which a law enforcement officer, family or household member, medical professional, educator, or colleague may obtain a court order to prevent a person from accessing firearms and ammunition when the person poses a danger of causing bodily injury to oneself or another. (SB1466 HD2)

Last Action: Act 150, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).

Last Action Date: July 1, 2019

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Hawaii HB720

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Requires firearm owners to report lost, stolen, or destroyed firearms. (HB720 HD1)

Last Action: Act 023, 04/24/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124).

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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Idaho H0199

Title: Amends existing law to revise the definition of “deadly weapon” and to revise provisions regarding the carrying of concealed weapons.

Description: CONCEALED WEAPONS -- Amends existing law to revise the definition of “deadly weapon” and to revise provisions regarding the carrying of concealed weapons.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on April 2, 2019 Session Law Chapter 272 Effective: 07/01/2019

Last Action Date: April 2, 2019

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Idaho H0206

Title: Amends existing law to revise certain exceptions regarding the carrying or possession of a concealed handgun.

Description: CONCEALED WEAPONS -- Amends existing law to revise certain exceptions regarding the carrying or possession of a concealed handgun.

Last Action: Reported Signed by Governor on April 2, 2019 Session Law Chapter 273 Effective: 07/01/2019

Last Action Date: April 2, 2019

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Illinois SB1139

Title: CRIM CD-EAVESDROP EXTENSION

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Extends from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2025, the date of the inoperability of the eavesdropping exemption that provides with prior request to and written or verbal approval of the State's Attorney of the county in which the conversation is anticipated to occur, recording or listening with the aid of an eavesdropping device to a conversation in which a law enforcement officer, or any person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer, is a party to the conversation and has consented to the conversation being intercepted or recorded in the course of an investigation of a qualified offense as defined in the exemption. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0080

Last Action Date: July 12, 2019

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Illinois SB337

Title: GUN DEALER LICENSING-VARIOUS

Description: Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.

Last Action: Passed Both Houses

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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Indiana SB0235

Title: Expungements. Defines "collateral action" as an action that is factually or legally related to an arrest, a criminal charge, a delinquency allegation, a criminal conviction, or a delinquency adjudication. Specifies that certain information relating to: (1) an arrest; and (2) a collateral action is required to be sealed or marked expunged if a petition for expungement is granted. Specifies that an amendment affecting the information required to be expunged, marked as expunged, or otherwise sealed or restricted does not apply to an expungement order granted before the effective date of the amendment. Sets forth a procedure for a person to file a petition for a supplemental order of expungement. Provides that a person convicted of a felony that resulted in death to another person may not seek expungement of that felony. Strikes and relocates a provision relating to certain nonpublic records maintained by a law enforcement agency, and specifies that this provision also applies to records maintained by a public defender agency. Establishes a method for a person to expunge a protection order if the petition for a protection order is dismissed or denied. Requires an IDACS coordinator to remove the name of a respondent from the Indiana protective order registry when the IDACS coordinator receives notice from the county clerk that the protective order against the respondent has been dismissed.

Description: Expungements. Defines "collateral action" as an action that is factually or legally related to an arrest, a criminal charge, a delinquency allegation, a criminal conviction, or a delinquency adjudication. Specifies that certain information relating to: (1) an arrest; and (2) a collateral action is required to be sealed or marked expunged if a petition for expungement is granted. Specifies that an amendment affecting the information required to be expunged, marked as expunged, or otherwise sealed or restricted does not apply to an expungement order granted before the effective date of the amendment. Sets forth a procedure for a person to file a petition for a supplemental order of expungement. Provides that a person convicted of a felony that resulted in death to another person may not seek expungement of that felony. Strikes and relocates a provision relating to certain nonpublic records maintained by a law enforcement agency, and specifies that this provision also applies to records maintained by a public defender agency. Establishes a method for a person to expunge a protection order if the petition for a protection order is dismissed or denied. Requires an IDACS coordinator to remove the name of a respondent from the Indiana protective order registry when the IDACS coordinator receives notice from the county clerk that the protective order against the respondent has been dismissed.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor

Last Action Date: May 6, 2019

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Indiana HB1651

Title: Judicial evaluation of dangerous individuals and firearms. Provides that a judicial finding of dangerousness may be used to initiate temporary commitment proceedings. Provides that a dangerous person is not a proper person for the purpose of: (1) applying for; or (2) receiving; a license to carry a handgun. Provides that a dangerous person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) rents; (2) purchases; (3) receives transfer of; (4) owns; or (5) possesses; a firearm commits dangerous possession of a firearm, a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) rents; (2) transfers; (3) sells; or (4) offers for sale; a firearm to a person that a court has found to be dangerous or prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm commits dangerous transfer of a firearm, a Level 5 felony. Requires a law enforcement officer (officer) who seizes a firearm from a person believed to be dangerous without a warrant to provide an affidavit to a court with jurisdiction over the person at issue: (1) not later than 48 hours after the seizure or attempted seizure of the firearm; and (2) for each seizure or attempted seizure of a firearm from the person. Requires a court to order the retention of a seized firearm by a law enforcement agency if the court: (1) finds; or (2) has previously found; the person to be dangerous. Requires a court to determine if a person is dangerous by conducting a hearing. Provides that if a court finds that an individual is not dangerous or no longer dangerous, the court shall order the law enforcement agency having custody of the firearm confiscated, recovered, or seized from the individual to return the firearm to the individual as quickly as practicable, but not later than five days after the court's order. Provides that a dangerous person may petition a court for a court order vacating the person's designation as a dangerous individual 180 days after being found dangerous by a circuit or superior court. Defines "responsible third party". Requires a responsible third party to: (1) safely and responsibly care for and store a firearm that is entrusted to the third party; and (2) prevent dangerous persons from accessing any firearm entrusted to the third party. Makes conforming amendments.

Description: Judicial evaluation of dangerous individuals and firearms. Provides that a judicial finding of dangerousness may be used to initiate temporary commitment proceedings. Provides that a dangerous person is not a proper person for the purpose of: (1) applying for; or (2) receiving; a license to carry a handgun. Provides that a dangerous person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) rents; (2) purchases; (3) receives transfer of; (4) owns; or (5) possesses; a firearm commits dangerous possession of a firearm, a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) rents; (2) transfers; (3) sells; or (4) offers for sale; a firearm to a person that a court has found to be dangerous or prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm commits dangerous transfer of a firearm, a Level 5 felony. Requires a law enforcement officer (officer) who seizes a firearm from a person believed to be dangerous without a warrant to provide an affidavit to a court with jurisdiction over the person at issue: (1) not later than 48 hours after the seizure or attempted seizure of the firearm; and (2) for each seizure or attempted seizure of a firearm from the person. Requires a court to order the retention of a seized firearm by a law enforcement agency if the court: (1) finds; or (2) has previously found; the person to be dangerous. Requires a court to determine if a person is dangerous by conducting a hearing. Provides that if a court finds that an individual is not dangerous or no longer dangerous, the court shall order the law enforcement agency having custody of the firearm confiscated, recovered, or seized from the individual to return the firearm to the individual as quickly as practicable, but not later than five days after the court's order. Provides that a dangerous person may petition a court for a court order vacating the person's designation as a dangerous individual 180 days after being found dangerous by a circuit or superior court. Defines "responsible third party". Requires a responsible third party to: (1) safely and responsibly care for and store a firearm that is entrusted to the third party; and (2) prevent dangerous persons from accessing any firearm entrusted to the third party. Makes conforming amendments.

Last Action: Public Law 289

Last Action Date: May 6, 2019

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Indiana SB0119

Title: Machine guns. Defines "machine gun". Provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sells, provides, or in any other manner transfers ownership or possession of a machine gun to a person under 18 years of age commits a: (1) Level 5 felony; (2) Level 4 felony if the person has a prior conviction for the offense; or (3) Level 3 felony if a person under 18 years of age uses the machine gun to commit murder. Makes conforming amendments and a technical correction.

Description: Machine guns. Defines "machine gun". Provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sells, provides, or in any other manner transfers ownership or possession of a machine gun to a person under 18 years of age commits a: (1) Level 5 felony; (2) Level 4 felony if the person has a prior conviction for the offense; or (3) Level 3 felony if a person under 18 years of age uses the machine gun to commit murder. Makes conforming amendments and a technical correction.

Last Action: Public Law 183

Last Action Date: May 2, 2019

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Indiana SB0186

Title: Traffic crimes. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) operates a motor vehicle after the operator's driving privileges have been suspended or revoked; and (2) causes an accident that results in injury or death to another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured or killed as a result of an accident caused by the operator. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident that: (1) was caused by the operator; and (2) involves injury to another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured by an accident caused by the operator. Provides that leaving the scene of an accident involving moderate bodily injury is a Level 6 felony. Makes the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident involving the death or catastrophic injury of another person a Level 4 felony. Increases the penalty for causing serious bodily injury when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated from a Level 6 felony to a Level 5 felony. Enhances the penalty for the offense to a Level 4 felony if the person has a previous conviction for the offense. Makes the penalty for causing the death or catastrophic injury of another person when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated a Level 4 felony in certain instances. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) is a habitual traffic violator; and (2) causes an accident that results in the injury or death of another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured or killed as a result of an accident caused by the operator. Allows multiple sentences for the offense to be served consecutively in certain instances. Provides that the operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) flees from a law enforcement officer; and (2) causes an accident resulting in bodily injury, serious bodily injury, catastrophic injury, or death of another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured or killed as a result of the operator's vehicular flight from police. Allows multiple sentences for the offense to be served consecutively in certain instances. Defines "catastrophic injury" and increases the penalty for certain offenses involving catastrophic injuries. Specifies that "metabolites" refers to metabolites in a person's blood. Makes conforming amendments.

Description: Traffic crimes. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) operates a motor vehicle after the operator's driving privileges have been suspended or revoked; and (2) causes an accident that results in injury or death to another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured or killed as a result of an accident caused by the operator. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident that: (1) was caused by the operator; and (2) involves injury to another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured by an accident caused by the operator. Provides that leaving the scene of an accident involving moderate bodily injury is a Level 6 felony. Makes the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident involving the death or catastrophic injury of another person a Level 4 felony. Increases the penalty for causing serious bodily injury when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated from a Level 6 felony to a Level 5 felony. Enhances the penalty for the offense to a Level 4 felony if the person has a previous conviction for the offense. Makes the penalty for causing the death or catastrophic injury of another person when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated a Level 4 felony in certain instances. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) is a habitual traffic violator; and (2) causes an accident that results in the injury or death of another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured or killed as a result of an accident caused by the operator. Allows multiple sentences for the offense to be served consecutively in certain instances. Provides that the operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) flees from a law enforcement officer; and (2) causes an accident resulting in bodily injury, serious bodily injury, catastrophic injury, or death of another person; commits a separate offense for each person injured or killed as a result of the operator's vehicular flight from police. Allows multiple sentences for the offense to be served consecutively in certain instances. Defines "catastrophic injury" and increases the penalty for certain offenses involving catastrophic injuries. Specifies that "metabolites" refers to metabolites in a person's blood. Makes conforming amendments.

Last Action: Public Law 184

Last Action Date: May 2, 2019

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Indiana HB1284

Title: Self-defense, defense of others, and firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliated with a municipal law enforcement agency. Provides immunity for a justified use of force in certain instances. Requires a court to award, in certain instances, reasonable attorney's fees and costs to a defendant when the justified use of force immunity is successfully raised. Permits a person who may legally possess a firearm to possess a firearm on school property if the person possesses the firearm: (1) as an employee or volunteer of a house of worship located on the school property; or (2) while attending a worship service or religious ceremony conducted at a house of worship. Increases the duration of a four year handgun license to five years. Provides that an individual may simultaneously hold both a five year license and a lifetime license. Requires a law enforcement officer to whom an application for a handgun license is made to consult available local, state, and federal criminal history data banks, including the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), when determining whether possession of a firearm by an applicant would be a violation of state or federal law. Modifies the fees for five year licenses beginning July 1, 2020. Makes conforming amendments.

Description: Self-defense, defense of others, and firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliated with a municipal law enforcement agency. Provides immunity for a justified use of force in certain instances. Requires a court to award, in certain instances, reasonable attorney's fees and costs to a defendant when the justified use of force immunity is successfully raised. Permits a person who may legally possess a firearm to possess a firearm on school property if the person possesses the firearm: (1) as an employee or volunteer of a house of worship located on the school property; or (2) while attending a worship service or religious ceremony conducted at a house of worship. Increases the duration of a four year handgun license to five years. Provides that an individual may simultaneously hold both a five year license and a lifetime license. Requires a law enforcement officer to whom an application for a handgun license is made to consult available local, state, and federal criminal history data banks, including the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), when determining whether possession of a firearm by an applicant would be a violation of state or federal law. Modifies the fees for five year licenses beginning July 1, 2020. Makes conforming amendments.

Last Action: Public Law 107

Last Action Date: April 26, 2019

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Kentucky HB328

Title: AN ACT relating to firearms on school property.

Description: Amend KRS 527.070 prohibiting possession of weapons on elementary and secondary school property to specify that the vehicle exception for adults shall not apply to pupils of a secondary school.

Last Action: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 111)

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

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Kentucky HB313

Title: AN ACT relating to fish and wildlife.

Description: Amend KRS 150.010 to define "light geese" and "Light Geese Conservation Order"; amend KRS 150.023 to permit committee meetings at locations throughout the Commonwealth; amend KRS 150.172 to include a kill reporting deadline; amend KRS 150.330 to increase the bag limit and require a current migratory bird/waterfowl permit; amend KRS 150.360 to except light geese from the shotgun shell provisions during light geese conservation order periods; amend KRS 150.600 to delete language concerning duck blinds; amend KRS 150.603 to substitute "current migratory bird/waterfowl" permit for "Kentucky migratory bird" permit; amend KRS 189.910 to add vehicles operated by enforcement officer of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife in the list of emergency vehicles; amend KRS 150.095 and 186.675 to conform.

Last Action: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 115)

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

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Kentucky SB150

Title: AN ACT relating to carrying concealed weapons.

Description: Create a new section of Chapter 237 to allow concealed deadly weapons to be carried by persons age 21 and over without a license in same locations where concealed carry license holders may carry them; amend KRS 527.020 and 237.115 to conform.

Last Action: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 010)

Last Action Date: March 11, 2019

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Louisiana HB279

Title: Provides relative to the transfer of firearms of persons who are prohibited from possessing a firearm in domestic abuse cases

Description: Provides relative to the transfer of firearms of persons who are prohibited from possessing a firearm in domestic abuse cases

Last Action: Signed by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 427.

Last Action Date: June 20, 2019

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Louisiana HR184

Title: Recognizes June 7, 2019, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Louisiana

Description: Recognizes June 7, 2019, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Louisiana

Last Action: Taken by the Clerk of the House and presented to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Rules of the House.

Last Action Date: May 23, 2019

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Louisiana HR81

Title: Commends Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and recognizes April 29, 2019, as Moms Demand Action Advocacy Day at the state capitol

Description: Commends Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and recognizes April 29, 2019, as Moms Demand Action Advocacy Day at the state capitol

Last Action: Taken by the Clerk of the House and presented to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Rules of the House.

Last Action Date: May 2, 2019

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Maryland SB346

Title: Public Safety – Regulated Firearms – Prohibition of Loans

Description: Prohibiting a certain dealer or other person from loaning a regulated firearm to a certain borrower under certain circumstances; prohibiting a certain dealer or other person from selling, renting, loaning, or transferring a regulated firearm to a certain person who the dealer or other person knows or has reason to believe intends to commit a certain crime or cause certain harm; creating a certain exception; and providing that a person who is the borrower of a regulated firearm is not required to take a certified firearms safety training course.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 458

Last Action Date: May 13, 2019

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Maryland SB622

Title: Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention – Crime Firearms – Study

Description: Requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to study and compile information regarding certain matters that relate to certain crime firearms; requiring the Department of State Police to provide certain information for the study; and requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 1, 2020.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 335

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

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Maryland SB113

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Payment of Fees

Description: Altering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit is required to pay a certain fee to allow payment by electronic check, credit card, or a method of online payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 44

Last Action Date: April 18, 2019

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Maryland HB92

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Payment of Fees

Description: Altering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit is required to pay a certain fee to allow for payment by electronic check, credit card, or a method of online payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 43

Last Action Date: April 18, 2019

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Maine LD79

Title: An Act To Protect Shooting Ranges

Description: An Act To Protect Shooting Ranges

Last Action: PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Last Action Date: March 21, 2019

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Mississippi HB390

Title: The MS Church Protection Act; clarify that "qualified retired law enforcement" are eligible for immunity as members of a church security program.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 45-9-171, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Certain Active And Retired Law Enforcement Officers To Serve As Members Of A Church Security Program And Be Eligible For Immunity Under The Mississippi Church Protection Act; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: March 21, 2019

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Mississippi HB1581

Title: Firearms; clarify that courtroom includes a judge's chamber, witness room and jury room.

Description: An Act To Amend Section 97-37-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify That Courtroom Includes A Judge's Chamber, Witness Room And Jury Room, For Purposes Of Concealed Carry; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: March 15, 2019

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Montana HB357

Title: Revise concealed carry laws

Description: Revise concealed carry laws

Last Action: (H) Filed with Secretary of State

Last Action Date: May 1, 2019

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Montana HB322

Title: Remove requirement to provide SSN on concealed weapons permit application

Description: Remove requirement to provide SSN on concealed weapons permit application

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 3, 2019

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Montana HB145

Title: Generally revise gun laws

Description: Generally revise gun laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

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North Dakota 2140

Title: Producing a concealed weapon license upon request; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact section 62.1-04-04 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to producing a concealed weapon license upon request; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/25

Last Action Date: April 26, 2019

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North Dakota 2034

Title: The possession of firearms; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subsection to section 62.1-02-01, a new subsection to section 62.1-02-05, and a new subsection to section 62.1-02-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the possession of firearms; to amend and reenact subsection 1 of the new section to chapter 62.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code as created by section 1 of House Bill No. 1332, as approved by the sixty-sixth legislative assembly, relating to the carrying of a concealed firearm on school property by qualified individuals; to amend and reenact subsections 3 and 7 of section 62.1-01-01, subsection 1 of section 62.1-02-01.1, subsection 1 of section 62.1-02-05, subdivision l of subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05, section 62.1-02-07, subdivision a of subsection 6 of section 62.1-02-13, and sections 62.1-03-01 and 62.1-04-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the possession of firearms; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/18

Last Action Date: April 19, 2019

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North Dakota 1332

Title: An exception to the prohibition against possessing a firearm at a public gathering.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 62.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the carrying of a concealed firearm on school property by qualified individuals; and to amend and reenact subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to an exception to the prohibition against possessing a firearm at a public gathering.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/10

Last Action Date: April 11, 2019

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North Dakota 1308

Title: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 8 of section 62.1-01-01 relating to the definition of machine gun, submachine gun, or fully automatic rifle.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 8 of section 62.1-01-01 relating to the definition of machine gun, submachine gun, or fully automatic rifle.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/08

Last Action Date: April 9, 2019

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North Dakota 1163

Title: The possession of firearms or dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 62.1-02-04, subsection 1 of section 62.1-02-05, and section 62.1-02-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the possession of firearms or dangerous weapons; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/08

Last Action Date: April 9, 2019

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North Dakota 1381

Title: A restriction on firearm buyback programs; and to provide a penalty.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 62.1-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to a restriction on firearm buyback programs; and to provide a penalty.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/08

Last Action Date: April 9, 2019

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North Dakota 1042

Title: Possessing a firearm or dangerous weapon in a church; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new subsection to section 62.1-02-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle; to amend and reenact subdivision l of subsection 2 of section 62.1-02-05 and subsection 4 of section 62.1-02-05 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possessing a firearm or dangerous weapon in a church; to provide a penalty; and to declare an emergency.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/08

Last Action Date: April 9, 2019

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Nebraska LB686

Title: Change provisions relating to Class IV felonies, post-release supervision, competency to stand trial, restrictive housing, and the long-term restrictive housing work group, create a criminal offense relating to electronic communication devices in correctional facilities, change possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person provisions, and provide for deferred judgments by courts

Description: Change provisions relating to Class IV felonies, post-release supervision, competency to stand trial, restrictive housing, and the long-term restrictive housing work group, create a criminal offense relating to electronic communication devices in correctional facilities, change possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person provisions, and provide for deferred judgments by courts

Last Action: Provisions/portions of LB739 amended into LB686 by AM1737

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

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New Jersey A4449

Title: Establishes crime of soliciting transfer of firearm by disqualified person.

Description: Establishes crime of soliciting transfer of firearm by disqualified person.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2019, c.166.

Last Action Date: July 16, 2019

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New Jersey S101

Title: Establishes commission to approve personalized handguns; requires firearm retailers to sell personalized handguns.

Description: Establishes commission to approve personalized handguns; requires firearm retailers to sell personalized handguns.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2019, c.164.

Last Action Date: July 16, 2019

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New Jersey S3897

Title: Criminalizes purchase, transfer, or possession of certain weapons and ammunition by persons convicted of certain crimes; establishes crime of transferring or possessing firearm without serial number.*

Description: Criminalizes purchase, transfer, or possession of certain weapons and ammunition by persons convicted of certain crimes; establishes crime of transferring or possessing firearm without serial number.*

Last Action: Approved P.L.2019, c.165.

Last Action Date: July 16, 2019

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New Jersey A3896

Title: Requires AG and Commissioner of Health to establish suicide prevention training course and informational materials for firearm retail dealers.

Description: Requires AG and Commissioner of Health to establish suicide prevention training course and informational materials for firearm retail dealers.

Last Action: Approved P.L.2019, c.167.

Last Action Date: July 16, 2019

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New Mexico SB328

Title: Orders Of Protection & Firearm Ownership

Description: Orders Of Protection & Firearm Ownership

Last Action: Signed by Governor - Chapter 253 - Apr. 4

Last Action Date: March 15, 2019

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New Mexico HB129

Title: School Security Personnel & Deadly Weapons

Description: School Security Personnel & Deadly Weapons

Last Action: Signed by Governor - Chapter 129 - Apr. 3

Last Action Date: March 15, 2019

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New Mexico SB8

Title: Firearm Sale Background Check

Description: Firearm Sale Background Check

Last Action: Signed by Governor - Chapter 45 - Mar. 8

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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Nevada AB272

Title: Requires law enforcement agencies in certain counties to participate in the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network. (BDR 15-603)

Description: AN ACT relating to law enforcement; requiring law enforcement agencies in certain counties to participate in the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of the United States Department of Justice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 176.

Last Action Date: May 28, 2019

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Nevada SB55

Title: Revises provisions relating to carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun in or on a vehicle which is standing or being driven on or along a public highway or other way open to the public. (BDR 45-209)

Description: AN ACT relating to firearms; revising provisions governing the carrying of a loaded rifle or shotgun in or on a vehicle which is standing or being driven on or along a public highway or other way open to the public; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 73.

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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Nevada SB274

Title: Revises provisions relating to crimes. (BDR 15-1076)

Description: AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the penalties for certain acts related to discharging a firearm; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 46.

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

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Nevada SB143

Title: Repeals, revises and reenacts provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-755)

Description: AN ACT relating to firearms; repealing, revising and reenacting provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms; prohibiting a fee from being charged for certain background checks; requiring a licensed dealer of firearms to conduct a background check before a private party sale or transfer in certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 2.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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New York A05944

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

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

Last Action: approval memo.2

Last Action Date: May 30, 2019

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New York S01505

Title: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2019-2020 state fiscal year; relates to the protection of the personal privacy of public employees (Part E); extends the authorization for public arbitration panels (Part F); creates a class one reassessment exemption in a special assessing unit that is not a city (Part J); extends certain provisions related to opportunities for service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprises (Part L); extends certain provisions relating to expanding the geographic area of employment of certain police officers, prisoner furloughs in certain cases and the crime of absconding therefrom, inmate work release, certain appropriations made by chapter 50 of the laws of 1994 enacting the state operations budget, the incarceration fee, merging the department of correctional services and division of parole into the department of corrections and community supervision, prison and jail housing and alternatives to detention and incarceration programs, the ignition interlock device program, the use of closed-circuit television and other protective measures for certain child witnesses, electronic court appearance in certain counties, enacting the interstate compact for adult offender supervision, limiting the closing of certain correctional facilities, providing for the custody by the department of correctional services of inmates serving definite sentences, providing for custody of federal prisoners and requiring the closing of certain correctional facilities, military funds of the organized militia, providing for community treatment facilities and establishing the crime of absconding from the community treatment facility, pre-criminal proceeding settlements in the city of New York, the psychological testing of correctional candidates, and other provisions relating thereto (Part O); relates to the admissibility of a victim's sexual conduct in a sex offense (Part R); extends the workers' compensation board's authority to resolve medical bill disputes and simplify the process (Part CC); increases certain court fees and increases the amount of such fees which are deposited in the indigent legal services fund (Part DD); authorizes the alienation of certain parklands in the town of Hastings, county of Oswego (Part FF); authorizes the use of centralized services by public authorities and public benefit corporations to acquire energy products as a centralized service from the office of general services; extends certain provisions relating to authorizing the aggregate purchases of energy for state agencies, institutions, local governments, public authorities and public benefit corporations; and amends the effectiveness of certain provisions providing centralized service to political subdivisions and the authority of the commissioner of general services to aggregate purchases of energy for state agencies and political subdivisions (Part GG); increases the maximum contract amount during construction emergencies to $1,500,000 and extends provisions relating to value limitations on contracts to June 30, 2022 (Part HH); removes unnecessary barriers to reentry of people with criminal histories into society; relates to licensing consideration for check cashers (Subpart A); relates to eligibility for serving on a New York city community district education council and city wide council (Subpart B); relates to licensing consideration for bingo suppliers (Subpart C); relates to licensing consideration for notary publics (Subpart D); relates to licensing considerations for suppliers of games of chance, for games of chance licensees, for bingo licensees, and for lessors of premises to bingo licensees (Subpart E); relates to licensing considerations for insurer adjusters and for employment with insurance adjusters (Subpart F); relates to licensing considerations for real estate brokers or real estate salesmen (Subpart G); relates to participation as employer in subsidized employer programs (Subpart H); relates to eligibility for employment by a driver's school (Subpart I); relates to a certificate of relief from a disability and repeals certain provisions of the vehicle and traffic law, relating to mandatory suspension of drivers' licenses for certain offenses (Subpart J); prohibits disclosure of law enforcement booking information and photographs (Subpart K); relates to exclusion of undisposed cases from criminal history record searches (Subpart L); directs the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services to seal certain records of any action or proceeding terminated in favor of the accused or convictions for certain traffic violations; and relates to certain reports of criminal history record searches (Subpart M); prevents employment discrimination against persons whose criminal charges have been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal (Subpart N); prevents employment discrimination against persons whose criminal charges have been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal (Subpart O)(Part II); relates to shock incarceration (Part KK); reduces certain sentences of imprisonment for misdemeanors to three hundred sixty-four days (Part OO); restricts forfeiture actions and creates greater accountability for seized assets; creates an asset forfeiture escrow fund; relates to reporting certain demographic information (Part PP); relates to requiring reports on the use of force (Part RR); authorizes the Suffolk county clerk to charge a block fee (Part SS); relates to the closure of correctional facilities; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part TT); makes provisions permanent relating to notice of foreclosure and mandatory settlement conferences in residential foreclosure actions (Part VV); includes felony drug offender sentences as eligible for a reduced sentence in certain circumstances where such offender was a victim of domestic violence (Part WW); authorizes computer generated registration lists; relates to the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites (Part XX); relates to time allowed for employees to vote (Part YY); requires the establishment and regular updating of a model law enforcement use of force policy suitable for adoption by any agency that employs police or peace officers (Part ZZ); prohibits certain loans to be made to candidates or political committees (Part AAA); provides uniform polling hours during primary elections (Part BBB); establishes the voter enfranchisement modernization act (Part CCC).

Description: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2019-2020 state fiscal year; relates to the protection of the personal privacy of public employees (Part E); extends the authorization for public arbitration panels (Part F); creates a class one reassessment exemption in a special assessing unit that is not a city (Part J); extends certain provisions related to opportunities for service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprises (Part L); extends certain provisions relating to expanding the geographic area of employment of certain police officers, prisoner furloughs in certain cases and the crime of absconding therefrom, inmate work release, certain appropriations made by chapter 50 of the laws of 1994 enacting the state operations budget, the incarceration fee, merging the department of correctional services and division of parole into the department of corrections and community supervision, prison and jail housing and alternatives to detention and incarceration programs, the ignition interlock device program, the use of closed-circuit television and other protective measures for certain child witnesses, electronic court appearance in certain counties, enacting the interstate compact for adult offender supervision, limiting the closing of certain correctional facilities, providing for the custody by the department of correctional services of inmates serving definite sentences, providing for custody of federal prisoners and requiring the closing of certain correctional facilities, military funds of the organized militia, providing for community treatment facilities and establishing the crime of absconding from the community treatment facility, pre-criminal proceeding settlements in the city of New York, the psychological testing of correctional candidates, and other provisions relating thereto (Part O); relates to the admissibility of a victim's sexual conduct in a sex offense (Part R); extends the workers' compensation board's authority to resolve medical bill disputes and simplify the process (Part CC); increases certain court fees and increases the amount of such fees which are deposited in the indigent legal services fund (Part DD); authorizes the alienation of certain parklands in the town of Hastings, county of Oswego (Part FF); authorizes the use of centralized services by public authorities and public benefit corporations to acquire energy products as a centralized service from the office of general services; extends certain provisions relating to authorizing the aggregate purchases of energy for state agencies, institutions, local governments, public authorities and public benefit corporations; and amends the effectiveness of certain provisions providing centralized service to political subdivisions and the authority of the commissioner of general services to aggregate purchases of energy for state agencies and political subdivisions (Part GG); increases the maximum contract amount during construction emergencies to $1,500,000 and extends provisions relating to value limitations on contracts to June 30, 2022 (Part HH); removes unnecessary barriers to reentry of people with criminal histories into society; relates to licensing consideration for check cashers (Subpart A); relates to eligibility for serving on a New York city community district education council and city wide council (Subpart B); relates to licensing consideration for bingo suppliers (Subpart C); relates to licensing consideration for notary publics (Subpart D); relates to licensing considerations for suppliers of games of chance, for games of chance licensees, for bingo licensees, and for lessors of premises to bingo licensees (Subpart E); relates to licensing considerations for insurer adjusters and for employment with insurance adjusters (Subpart F); relates to licensing considerations for real estate brokers or real estate salesmen (Subpart G); relates to participation as employer in subsidized employer programs (Subpart H); relates to eligibility for employment by a driver's school (Subpart I); relates to a certificate of relief from a disability and repeals certain provisions of the vehicle and traffic law, relating to mandatory suspension of drivers' licenses for certain offenses (Subpart J); prohibits disclosure of law enforcement booking information and photographs (Subpart K); relates to exclusion of undisposed cases from criminal history record searches (Subpart L); directs the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services to seal certain records of any action or proceeding terminated in favor of the accused or convictions for certain traffic violations; and relates to certain reports of criminal history record searches (Subpart M); prevents employment discrimination against persons whose criminal charges have been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal (Subpart N); prevents employment discrimination against persons whose criminal charges have been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal (Subpart O)(Part II); relates to shock incarceration (Part KK); reduces certain sentences of imprisonment for misdemeanors to three hundred sixty-four days (Part OO); restricts forfeiture actions and creates greater accountability for seized assets; creates an asset forfeiture escrow fund; relates to reporting certain demographic information (Part PP); relates to requiring reports on the use of force (Part RR); authorizes the Suffolk county clerk to charge a block fee (Part SS); relates to the closure of correctional facilities; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part TT); makes provisions permanent relating to notice of foreclosure and mandatory settlement conferences in residential foreclosure actions (Part VV); includes felony drug offender sentences as eligible for a reduced sentence in certain circumstances where such offender was a victim of domestic violence (Part WW); authorizes computer generated registration lists; relates to the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites (Part XX); relates to time allowed for employees to vote (Part YY); requires the establishment and regular updating of a model law enforcement use of force policy suitable for adoption by any agency that employs police or peace officers (Part ZZ); prohibits certain loans to be made to candidates or political committees (Part AAA); provides uniform polling hours during primary elections (Part BBB); establishes the voter enfranchisement modernization act (Part CCC).

Last Action: SIGNED CHAP.55

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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New York S02451

Title: Establishes extreme risk protection orders as a court-issued order of protection prohibiting a person from purchasing, possessing or attempting to purchase or possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun.

Description: Establishes extreme risk protection orders as a court-issued order of protection prohibiting a person from purchasing, possessing or attempting to purchase or possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun.

Last Action: SIGNED CHAP.19

Last Action Date: February 25, 2019

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Oklahoma HB1214

Title: Crimes and punishments; clarifying certain license eligibility requirement and definition; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; clarifying certain license eligibility requirement and definition; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/21/2019

Last Action Date: May 21, 2019

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Oklahoma SB708

Title: Firearms; allowing certain persons to carry firearms on public or municipal property. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; allowing certain persons to carry firearms on public or municipal property. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 05/13/2019

Last Action Date: May 13, 2019

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Oklahoma HB2010

Title: Firearms; authorizing the carry of concealed handguns on certain property; effective date.

Description: Firearms; authorizing the carry of concealed handguns on certain property; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/30/2019

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

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Oklahoma SB24

Title: Firearms; modifying language and definitions. Effective date.

Description: Firearms; modifying language and definitions. Effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/16/2019

Last Action Date: April 16, 2019

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Oklahoma HB1161

Title: Firearms; authorizing transmission of certain information by using electronic methods or data exchange; effective date.

Description: Firearms; authorizing transmission of certain information by using electronic methods or data exchange; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/10/2019

Last Action Date: April 10, 2019

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Oklahoma HB2597

Title: Firearms; adding exception to certain prohibited act; adding condition that allows for firearms to be lawfully carried; effective date.

Description: Firearms; adding exception to certain prohibited act; adding condition that allows for firearms to be lawfully carried; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 02/27/2019

Last Action Date: February 27, 2019

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Oregon SB576

Title: Relating to campus security officers; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Imposes certain requirements related to private security providers who contract with or are employed by institutions of higher education to provide private security services on campus and special campus security officers commissioned by governing boards of public universities. Imposes certain requirements related to private security providers who contract with or are employed by institutions of higher education to provide private security services on campus and special campus security officers commissioned by governing boards of public universities. Provides that private security professionals who provide private security services on campus and special campus security officers commissioned by governing board of public university do not have stop and frisk authority. Exempts retired member of Public Employees Retirement System from limitations on reemployment if member is reemployed by public university as special campus security officer or security officer for community college. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Effective date, May 24, 2019.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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Oregon HB2013

Title: Relating to court orders; and declaring an emergency.

Description: Provides that person subject to certain court protective orders is prohibited from possessing firearms if person had opportunity to be heard on order and did not request hearing, failed to appear at hearing or withdrew request before hearing occurred. Provides that person subject to certain court protective orders is prohibited from possessing firearms if person had opportunity to be heard on order and did not request hearing, failed to appear at hearing or withdrew request before hearing occurred. Punishes violation of prohibition by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Requires court to order relinquishment of firearms and ammunition when person is convicted of certain domestic violence offenses or subject to certain court orders. Requires person to transfer firearms and ammunition within 24 hours of court order. Requires court to notify district attorney and Department of State Police if person does not file affidavit or declaration concerning possession of firearms.] Requires person to file declaration concerning disposition of firearms and ammunition within two judicial days of order. Authorizes contempt proceedings against person who does not file declaration. Requires law enforcement agency that takes custody of firearms pursuant to relinquishment order to notify Department of Justice and perform criminal background check prior to law enforcement agency's return of firearms. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Last Action: Chapter 201, (2019 Laws): Effective date June 4, 2019.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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Pennsylvania HB1614

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and for sale or transfer of firearms; and, in commencement of proceedings, further providing for Statewide municipal police jurisdiction, for nonmunicipal police extraterritorial jurisdiction and for agents of the Office of Attorney General and providing for interpretation.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and for sale or transfer of firearms; and, in commencement of proceedings, further providing for Statewide municipal police jurisdiction, for nonmunicipal police extraterritorial jurisdiction and for agents of the Office of Attorney General and providing for interpretation.

Last Action: Act No. 58

Last Action Date: July 2, 2019

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Pennsylvania SB621

Title: Amending provisions relating to school police officers, school resource officers and school security guards; and imposing powers and duties on the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, amending provisions relating to school police officers, school resource officers and school security guards; and imposing powers and duties on the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

Last Action: Signed in House

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

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Rhode Island H5151

Title: Relating To Making Appropriations In Support Of Fy 2020

Description: Relating To Making Appropriations In Support Of Fy 2020

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 5, 2019

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Rhode Island S0225

Title: Domestic Abuse Prevention

Description: Expands family court jurisdiction to enter protective orders to provide for the safety and welfare of household pets in domestic abuse situations.

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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South Dakota SB115

Title: Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons.

Description: Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 18, 2019 S.J. 732

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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South Dakota HB1056

Title: Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms.

Description: Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 5, 2019 H.J. 650

Last Action Date: March 6, 2019

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South Dakota HB1054

Title: Revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles.

Description: Revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on March 5, 2019 H.J. 650

Last Action Date: March 6, 2019

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South Dakota SB47

Title: Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol.

Description: Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol.

Last Action: Signed by the Governor on January 31, 2019 S.J. 260

Last Action Date: February 5, 2019

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Tennessee HB0494

Title: As enacted, eliminates the special privilege tax on ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 8-8-201 and Title 70, Chapter 3.

Description: As enacted, eliminates the special privilege tax on ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 8-8-201 and Title 70, Chapter 3.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 509

Last Action Date: June 6, 2019

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Tennessee HB0754

Title: As enacted, creates a Class A misdemeanor offense for the transfer of a firearm to a person knowing that the person: has been judicially committed to a mental institution or adjudicated as a mental defective unless the person's right to possess firearms has been restored; or is receiving inpatient mental health or substance abuse treatment at a hospital or treatment resource. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Title 39, Chapter 17.

Description: As enacted, creates a Class A misdemeanor offense for the transfer of a firearm to a person knowing that the person: has been judicially committed to a mental institution or adjudicated as a mental defective unless the person's right to possess firearms has been restored; or is receiving inpatient mental health or substance abuse treatment at a hospital or treatment resource. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Title 39, Chapter 17.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 432

Last Action Date: May 29, 2019

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Tennessee HB1264

Title: As enacted, creates a concealed handgun carry permit, which allows a person to carry a concealed handgun; redesignates the existing handgun carry permit as an enhanced handgun carry permit. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38 and Title 39.

Description: As enacted, creates a concealed handgun carry permit, which allows a person to carry a concealed handgun; redesignates the existing handgun carry permit as an enhanced handgun carry permit. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38 and Title 39.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 479

Last Action Date: May 29, 2019

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Tennessee SB0010

Title: As enacted, enacts the "JaJuan Latham Act," which increases the penalty for an aggravated assault or homicide that occurs by a person discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle and the victim is a minor at the time of the offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2.

Description: As enacted, enacts the "JaJuan Latham Act," which increases the penalty for an aggravated assault or homicide that occurs by a person discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle and the victim is a minor at the time of the offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 485

Last Action Date: May 29, 2019

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Tennessee SB0705

Title: As enacted, creates a concealed handgun carry permit, which allows a person to carry a concealed handgun; redesignates the existing handgun carry permit as an enhanced handgun carry permit. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38 and Title 39.

Description: As enacted, creates a concealed handgun carry permit, which allows a person to carry a concealed handgun; redesignates the existing handgun carry permit as an enhanced handgun carry permit. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38 and Title 39.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 479

Last Action Date: May 29, 2019

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Tennessee SB1402

Title: As enacted, creates a Class A misdemeanor offense for the transfer of a firearm to a person knowing that the person: has been judicially committed to a mental institution or adjudicated as a mental defective unless the person's right to possess firearms has been restored; or is receiving inpatient mental health or substance abuse treatment at a hospital or treatment resource. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Title 39, Chapter 17.

Description: As enacted, creates a Class A misdemeanor offense for the transfer of a firearm to a person knowing that the person: has been judicially committed to a mental institution or adjudicated as a mental defective unless the person's right to possess firearms has been restored; or is receiving inpatient mental health or substance abuse treatment at a hospital or treatment resource. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Title 39, Chapter 17.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 432

Last Action Date: May 29, 2019

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Tennessee SB1347

Title: As enacted, waives the fee for obtaining a lifetime handgun carry permit for former law enforcement officers who served at least 10 years and left the law enforcement agency while in good standing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, waives the fee for obtaining a lifetime handgun carry permit for former law enforcement officers who served at least 10 years and left the law enforcement agency while in good standing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 396

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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Tennessee SB0095

Title: As enacted, requires that the following language be printed on the back of handgun carry permit cards: This permit is valid beyond the expiration date if the permit holder can provide documentation of the holder's active military status and duty station outside Tennessee. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, requires that the following language be printed on the back of handgun carry permit cards: This permit is valid beyond the expiration date if the permit holder can provide documentation of the holder's active military status and duty station outside Tennessee. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 367

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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Tennessee HB0041

Title: As enacted, requires that the following language be printed on the back of handgun carry permit cards: This permit is valid beyond the expiration date if the permit holder can provide documentation of the holder's active military status and duty station outside Tennessee. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, requires that the following language be printed on the back of handgun carry permit cards: This permit is valid beyond the expiration date if the permit holder can provide documentation of the holder's active military status and duty station outside Tennessee. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 367

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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Tennessee HB1460

Title: As enacted, waives the fee for obtaining a lifetime handgun carry permit for former law enforcement officers who served at least 10 years and left the law enforcement agency while in good standing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, waives the fee for obtaining a lifetime handgun carry permit for former law enforcement officers who served at least 10 years and left the law enforcement agency while in good standing. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 396

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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Tennessee HB0187

Title: As enacted, prohibits local government entities from imposing greater restrictions or requirements on privately owned or operated sport shooting ranges than are applicable to any range located within the same unit of local government and owned or operated by a government entity. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

Description: As enacted, prohibits local government entities from imposing greater restrictions or requirements on privately owned or operated sport shooting ranges than are applicable to any range located within the same unit of local government and owned or operated by a government entity. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 223

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Tennessee SB0594

Title: As enacted, updates the definitions of "firearm" and "antique firearm" to mirror definitions under federal law; makes various changes related to updated definitions. - Amends TCA Section 39-11-106; Section 39-13-103 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, updates the definitions of "firearm" and "antique firearm" to mirror definitions under federal law; makes various changes related to updated definitions. - Amends TCA Section 39-11-106; Section 39-13-103 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 279

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Tennessee SB0446

Title: As enacted, prohibits local government entities from imposing greater restrictions or requirements on privately owned or operated sport shooting ranges than are applicable to any range located within the same unit of local government and owned or operated by a government entity. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

Description: As enacted, prohibits local government entities from imposing greater restrictions or requirements on privately owned or operated sport shooting ranges than are applicable to any range located within the same unit of local government and owned or operated by a government entity. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 223

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Tennessee HB0712

Title: As enacted, updates the definitions of "firearm" and "antique firearm" to mirror definitions under federal law; makes various changes related to updated definitions. - Amends TCA Section 39-11-106; Section 39-13-103 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Description: As enacted, updates the definitions of "firearm" and "antique firearm" to mirror definitions under federal law; makes various changes related to updated definitions. - Amends TCA Section 39-11-106; Section 39-13-103 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 279

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Tennessee SB0472

Title: As enacted, requires court clerks to report the race, sex, and, if known, social security number of a person judicially committed or adjudicated a mental defective to the federal bureau of investigation-NICS index and the department of safety for use in determining a person's eligibility to purchase firearms; requires that such information be confidential. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Description: As enacted, requires court clerks to report the race, sex, and, if known, social security number of a person judicially committed or adjudicated a mental defective to the federal bureau of investigation-NICS index and the department of safety for use in determining a person's eligibility to purchase firearms; requires that such information be confidential. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 262

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Tennessee HB0677

Title: As enacted, requires court clerks to report the race, sex, and, if known, social security number of a person judicially committed or adjudicated a mental defective to the federal bureau of investigation-NICS index and the department of safety for use in determining a person's eligibility to purchase firearms; requires that such information be confidential. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Description: As enacted, requires court clerks to report the race, sex, and, if known, social security number of a person judicially committed or adjudicated a mental defective to the federal bureau of investigation-NICS index and the department of safety for use in determining a person's eligibility to purchase firearms; requires that such information be confidential. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Section 38-6-109.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 262

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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Tennessee HB0731

Title: As enacted, authorizes the department of safety to contract with a local government agency for the provision of any service related to the renewal of handgun carry permits; authorizes an agency contracting with the department to charge an additional fee of $4.00 for each renewal application. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, authorizes the department of safety to contract with a local government agency for the provision of any service related to the renewal of handgun carry permits; authorizes an agency contracting with the department to charge an additional fee of $4.00 for each renewal application. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 109

Last Action Date: April 15, 2019

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Tennessee SB0907

Title: As enacted, authorizes the department of safety to contract with a local government agency for the provision of any service related to the renewal of handgun carry permits; authorizes an agency contracting with the department to charge an additional fee of $4.00 for each renewal application. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Description: As enacted, authorizes the department of safety to contract with a local government agency for the provision of any service related to the renewal of handgun carry permits; authorizes an agency contracting with the department to charge an additional fee of $4.00 for each renewal application. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 109

Last Action Date: April 15, 2019

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Tennessee HB0109

Title: As enacted, permits correctional officers and certain other people employed by the department of correction to carry a handgun the same as a law enforcement officer if they have completed their probationary period rather than when they are vested. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.

Description: As enacted, permits correctional officers and certain other people employed by the department of correction to carry a handgun the same as a law enforcement officer if they have completed their probationary period rather than when they are vested. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.

Last Action: Pub. Ch. 92

Last Action Date: April 9, 2019

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Texas SB772

Title: Relating to evidence in certain civil actions of a person's failure to forbid handguns on certain property.

Description: Relating to evidence in certain civil actions of a person's failure to forbid handguns on certain property.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 14, 2019

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Texas SB741

Title: Relating to restrictive covenants regarding firearms or firearm ammunition.

Description: Relating to restrictive covenants regarding firearms or firearm ammunition.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 14, 2019

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Texas HB3231

Title: Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.

Description: Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 14, 2019

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Texas HB2363

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 14, 2019

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Texas HB1177

Title: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

Description: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 14, 2019

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Texas HB1791

Title: Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.

Description: Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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Texas HB1143

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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Texas SB535

Title: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder on the premises of certain places of religious worship.

Description: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder on the premises of certain places of religious worship.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: June 7, 2019

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Texas HB121

Title: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

Description: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: May 28, 2019

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Texas HB446

Title: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain instruments designed, made, or adapted for use in striking a person.

Description: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain instruments designed, made, or adapted for use in striking a person.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: May 25, 2019

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Texas HB2137

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

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

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: May 23, 2019

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Texas HB302

Title: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

Description: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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Texas HR1048

Title: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Texas Gun Sense Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

Description: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Texas Gun Sense Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

Last Action: Reported enrolled

Last Action Date: April 4, 2019

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Utah HB0094

Title: Weapons Restrictions Amendments

Description: Weapons Restrictions Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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Utah HB0017

Title: Firearm Violence and Suicide Prevention Amendments

Description: Firearm Violence and Suicide Prevention Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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Utah HB0152

Title: Voluntary Commitment of a Firearm Amendments

Description: Voluntary Commitment of a Firearm Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2019

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Utah HB0100

Title: Sexual Violence Protective Orders

Description: Sexual Violence Protective Orders

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2019

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Utah HB0243

Title: Domestic Violence Modifications

Description: Domestic Violence Modifications

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2019

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Utah HB0325

Title: Domestic Violence -- Weapons Amendments

Description: Domestic Violence -- Weapons Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2019

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Utah HB0027

Title: Public Education Definitions Amendments

Description: Public Education Definitions Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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Utah HB0114

Title: Self-defense Amendments

Description: Self-defense Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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Utah HB0249

Title: Revisor's Technical Corrections to Utah Code

Description: Revisor's Technical Corrections to Utah Code

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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Utah HB0036

Title: Bureau of Criminal Identification Reporting Amendments

Description: Bureau of Criminal Identification Reporting Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 21, 2019

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Utah HB0068

Title: Court Commissioner Amendments

Description: Court Commissioner Amendments

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

Last Action Date: March 21, 2019

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Virginia SB1179

Title: Concealed handgun permit; application for a resident permit by a member of U.S. Armed Forces.

Description: Application for a resident concealed handgun permit; United States Armed Forces. Provides that for purposes of determining domicile to obtain a resident concealed handgun permit a member of the United States Armed Forces is domiciled in the county or city where such member claims his home of record with the United States Armed Forces. The bill clarifies that a member of the United States Armed Forces who is stationed outside of the Commonwealth but domiciled in the Commonwealth may apply for a resident concealed handgun permit.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0624)

Last Action Date: March 19, 2019

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Virginia HB2721

Title: School security officers; employment, law-enforcement officers previously employed by the U.S.

Description: Employment of school security officers; law-enforcement officers previously employed by the United States or any state or political subdivision thereof; carrying a firearm in performance of duties. Allows a school security officer to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties if, within 10 years immediately prior to being hired by the local school board, he was employed by a law-enforcement agency of the United States or any state or political subdivision thereof and his duties were substantially similar to those of a law-enforcement officer in the Commonwealth. Under current law, only a school security officer who was an active law-enforcement officer in the Commonwealth within 10 years immediately prior to being hired by the local school board may qualify to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties. The bill also provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services' duty to establish minimum training standards and other requirements for school security officers includes establishing minimum training standards and requirements for school security officers previously employed by a law-enforcement agency of the United States or any state or political subdivision thereof.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)

Last Action Date: March 18, 2019

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Virginia SB1130

Title: School resource officers; compulsory minimum training standards.

Description: Department of Criminal Justice Services; school resource officers; school administrators; training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) to establish, and every full-time or part-time law-enforcement officer employed as a school resource officer after July 1, 2020, to comply with, compulsory minimum training standards for law-enforcement officers serving as school resource officers. The bill requires the training provided by the Department pursuant to such standards to be specific to the role and responsibility of a law-enforcement officer working with students in a school environment and to be available throughout the Commonwealth. The bill requires each school board to ensure that every public school it supervises employs at least one school administrator who has completed, either in-person or online, school safety training for public school personnel conducted by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety, unless such training is not available online. This bill is identical to HB 2609.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)

Last Action Date: March 18, 2019

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Virginia HB1773

Title: Pawnbrokers; amends definition to only include natural persons.

Description: Definition of pawnbrokers. Amends the definition of "pawnbroker" to only include natural persons. Under current law, a person, defined to include corporations, partnerships, associations, cooperatives, limited liability companies, trusts, joint ventures, governments, political subdivisions, or any other legal or commercial entities and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof, may become a licensed pawnbroker. The bill provides that counties, cities, or towns may choose to extend the license of a pawnbroker who is not a natural person for a period of up to one year.

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

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

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Virginia HB2548

Title: Felons; restoration of firearms rights, report to State Police.

Description: Restoration of firearms rights; report to State Police. Creates a method whereby circuit courts shall report to the Department of State Police the issuance of a restoration order that unconditionally authorizes the possession, transportation, or carrying of a firearm to a person (i) who has been convicted of a felony; (ii) adjudicated delinquent as a juvenile 14 years of age or older at the time of the offense of murder, kidnapping, robbery by the threat or presentation of firearms, or rape; or (iii) under the age of 29 who was adjudicated delinquent as a juvenile 14 years of age or older at the time of the offense of a delinquent act that would be a felony if committed by an adult. The bill provides that if a court enters an order restoring a felon's right, the order shall contain the felon's name and date of birth and the clerk of the court shall certify and forward the restoration order accompanied by a complete set of the petitioner's fingerprints to the Central Criminal Records Exchange (CCRE). The bill provides that the Department of State Police, upon receipt of the restoration order, shall enter the felon's name and description in the CCRE so that law-enforcement personnel accessing the CCRE will be aware of the order's existence. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2021.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0203)

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

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Virginia HB1656

Title: School security officers; employment by private or religious schools, carrying a firearm.

Description: School security officers; employment by private or religious schools; carrying a firearm in performance of duties. Allows private or religious schools to employ a school security officer and to authorize a school security officer to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties, subject to the same criteria for carrying a firearm in the performance of his duties imposed on a school security officer employed by the local school board. The bill also updates the definition of school security officer in the assault and battery statute.

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0120)

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

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West Virginia SB18

Title: Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex

Description: Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex

Last Action: Chapter 68, Acts, Regular Session, 2019

Last Action Date: April 16, 2019

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West Virginia SB441

Title: Relating to higher education campus police officers

Description: Relating to higher education campus police officers

Last Action: Chapter 134, Acts, Regular Session, 2019

Last Action Date: April 16, 2019

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West Virginia HB2691

Title: Providing that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday

Description: The purpose of this bill is to provide that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday.

Last Action: Chapter 264, Acts, Regular Session, 2019

Last Action Date: April 11, 2019

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Wyoming SF0022

Title: School district personnel definitions.

Description: AN ACT relating to school districts; removing the requirement that school district personnel be under contract with the school district to qualify to carry a firearm on school property; removing volunteers from the definition of employee in W.S. 21-3-132(b); and providing for an effective date.

Last Action: Assigned Chapter Number 32

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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