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28 total bills, 5 anti-gun bills,
12 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Arkansas Gun Laws

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note: Arkansas does not have an even-numbered year session

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HR1013

Title: To Clarify Gun Rights.

Description: To Clarify Gun Rights.

Last Action: READ AND ADOPTED.

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

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

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1059

Title: Concerning The Use Of Physical Force In Self-defense Or In The Defense Of Others.

Description: Concerning The Use Of Physical Force In Self-defense Or In The Defense Of Others.

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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HB1115

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

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

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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HB1216

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

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

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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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

this is an anti-gun bill

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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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

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1694

Title: To Eliminate Gun-free Zones; And To Repeal Laws In Conflict.

Description: To Eliminate Gun-free Zones; And To Repeal Laws In Conflict.

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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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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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

this is an pro-gun bill

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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HB1843

Title: Concerning A Member Of The General Assembly And The Scope Of Where A Member Of The General Assembly May Carry And Possess A Handgun.

Description: Concerning A Member Of The General Assembly And The Scope Of Where A Member Of The General Assembly May Carry And Possess A Handgun.

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1938

Title: Granting A Public College Or University The Ability To Determine If Possession Of A Concealed Handgun On The Campus Of The Public College Or University By A Person Is Permitted; And To Make Organizational And Technical Amendments.

Description: Granting A Public College Or University The Ability To Determine If Possession Of A Concealed Handgun On The Campus Of The Public College Or University By A Person Is Permitted; And To Make Organizational And Technical Amendments.

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1939

Title: To Establish Universal Background Checks For The Purposes Of Purchasing, Receiving, Or Transferring A Firearm.

Description: To Establish Universal Background Checks For The Purposes Of Purchasing, Receiving, Or Transferring A Firearm.

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1940

Title: Requiring The Use Of A Restraint Holster For A Person Who Carries A Handgun.

Description: Requiring The Use Of A Restraint Holster For A Person Who Carries A Handgun.

Last Action: Died on House Calendar at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

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

this is an pro-gun bill

SB15

Title: To Reduce The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun

Description: To Reduce The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

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

this is an pro-gun bill

SR18

Title: To Clarify Gun Rights.

Description: To Clarify Gun Rights.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 25, 2019

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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

this is an pro-gun bill

SB223

Title: Permitting A Victim Of Domestic Abuse To Apply For And Receive An Expedited And Temporary License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Permitting A Victim Of Domestic Abuse To Apply For And Receive An Expedited And Temporary License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB267

Title: To Repeal The Requirement That A Person With A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun Who Fails To File A Renewal Application Before The Expiration Date Pays A Late Fee.

Description: To Repeal The Requirement That A Person With A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun Who Fails To File A Renewal Application Before The Expiration Date Pays A Late Fee.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

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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SB484

Title: Concerning The Defense Of A Person With The Use Of Physical Force Or Deadly Force.

Description: Concerning The Defense Of A Person With The Use Of Physical Force Or Deadly Force.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB614

Title: To Eliminate Gun-free Zones; And To Repeal Laws In Conflict.

Description: To Eliminate Gun-free Zones; And To Repeal Laws In Conflict.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB621

Title: To Be Known As The "arkansas Red Flag Law"; And To Create An Extreme Risk Protection Order And Warrant.

Description: To Be Known As The "arkansas Red Flag Law"; And To Create An Extreme Risk Protection Order And Warrant.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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SB660

Title: To Modernize The Concealed Handgun Licensing Framework; And Concerning The Possession Of A Handgun.

Description: To Modernize The Concealed Handgun Licensing Framework; And Concerning The Possession Of A Handgun.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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