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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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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 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 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 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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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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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: Signed with Act Number A23-0041

Last Action Date: April 15, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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 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 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 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 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 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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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 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 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 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 HB0731

Title: As introduced, authorizes the department 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 introduced, authorizes the department 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 introduced, authorizes the department 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 introduced, authorizes the department 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 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 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 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 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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