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44 total bills, 5 anti-gun bills,
25 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Arkansas Gun Laws

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

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1039

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1039 is now Act 73

Last Action Date: February 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1095

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

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

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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HB1152

Title: Concerning The Ability Of An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer To Carry A Concealed Handgun And To Be Exempted From The Licensing Requirements To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning The Ability Of An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer To Carry A Concealed Handgun And To Be Exempted From The Licensing Requirements To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1249

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1249 is now Act 562

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1265

Title: Concerning The Possession And Carrying Of A Concealed Or Unconcealed Handgun; To Establish A License To Carry An Unconcealed Handgun; And To Make Technical Corrections.

Description: Concerning The Possession And Carrying Of A Concealed Or Unconcealed Handgun; To Establish A License To Carry An Unconcealed Handgun; And To Make Technical Corrections.

Last Action: WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1269

Title: Concerning Handgun Training Requirements For Veterans Of The United States Armed Forces And Current Members Of The United States Armed Forces Who Apply For A Concealed Handgun License.

Description: Concerning Handgun Training Requirements For Veterans Of The United States Armed Forces And Current Members Of The United States Armed Forces Who Apply For A Concealed Handgun License.

Last Action: WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

Last Action Date: January 27, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1299

Title: Creating The Offense Of Possession Of A Handgun While Intoxicated; And Concerning The Places And Locations A Concealed Handgun Licensee Is Prohibited From Carrying A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Creating The Offense Of Possession Of A Handgun While Intoxicated; And Concerning The Places And Locations A Concealed Handgun Licensee Is Prohibited From Carrying A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

Last Action Date: February 7, 2017

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HB1320

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1320 is now Act 333

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1362

Title: Concerning The Rights Of A Concealed Handgun Licensee.

Description: Concerning The Rights Of A Concealed Handgun Licensee.

Last Action: Notification that HB1362 is now Act 486

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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HB1367

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1367 is now Act 957

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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HB1629

Title: To Protect Victims Of Domestic Abuse; And Prohibiting A Person Convicted Of Misdemeanor Domestic Battering From Possessing A Firearm.

Description: To Protect Victims Of Domestic Abuse; And Prohibiting A Person Convicted Of Misdemeanor Domestic Battering From Possessing A Firearm.

Last Action: Died in the House at Sine Die

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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HB1630

Title: To Protect Children From Unattended Loaded Firearms; And To Create The Offense Of Negligently Allowing Access To A Firearm By A Child.

Description: To Protect Children From Unattended Loaded Firearms; And To Create The Offense Of Negligently Allowing Access To A Firearm By A Child.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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HB1817

Title: To Create The Offense Of Possession Of A Firearm While Under The Influence Of Alcohol Or A Controlled Substance.

Description: To Create The Offense Of Possession Of A Firearm While Under The Influence Of Alcohol Or A Controlled Substance.

Last Action: Died in the House at Sine Die

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1827

Title: Concerning The License Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning The License Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

Last Action Date: March 30, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1837

Title: Concerning Possession Of A Concealed Handgun By A Concealed Handgun Licensee; Permitting The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Into A Publically Owned Building Or Facility.

Description: Concerning Possession Of A Concealed Handgun By A Concealed Handgun Licensee; Permitting The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Into A Publically Owned Building Or Facility.

Last Action: WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1864

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

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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HB1888

Title: Establishing An Enhanced Certification To Carry A Handgun; And Concerning The Possession Of A Handgun.

Description: Establishing An Enhanced Certification To Carry A Handgun; And Concerning The Possession Of A Handgun.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1889

Title: To Create The Offense Of Carrying A Weapon In A Prohibited Place; And Concerning The Possession Of A Handgun.

Description: To Create The Offense Of Carrying A Weapon In A Prohibited Place; And Concerning The Possession Of A Handgun.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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HB1895

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB1895 is now Act 1090

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1899

Title: Concerning The Procurement Of A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun By A Victim Of Domestic Abuse.

Description: Concerning The Procurement Of A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun By A Victim Of Domestic Abuse.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1920

Title: To Allow The Operation Of Street-legal All-terrain Vehicles On Public Streets And Highways; To Create The Street-legal All-terrain Vehicle Education And Safety Program; And To Create The Concealed Handgun Carry Fee-reduction Fund.

Description: To Allow The Operation Of Street-legal All-terrain Vehicles On Public Streets And Highways; To Create The Street-legal All-terrain Vehicle Education And Safety Program; And To Create The Concealed Handgun Carry Fee-reduction Fund.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1985

Title: Concerning Firearm Possession For A Nonviolent Federal Felony Offender.

Description: Concerning Firearm Possession For A Nonviolent Federal Felony Offender.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1994

Title: Concerning The Intended Purpose Of The Concealed Handgun Licensing Program.

Description: Concerning The Intended Purpose Of The Concealed Handgun Licensing Program.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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HB2020

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB2020 is now Act 1087

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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HB2040

Title: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun By A Member Of The General Assembly Or A Constitutional Officer.

Description: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun By A Member Of The General Assembly Or A Constitutional Officer.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2076

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

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

Last Action: Recommended for study in the Interim by Joint Interim Committee on JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2110

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

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

Last Action: Notification that HB2110 is now Act 1017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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HB2113

Title: Concerning The Testing Of A Firearm For The Purpose Of Entry Into The National Integrated Ballistic Information Network.

Description: Concerning The Testing Of A Firearm For The Purpose Of Entry Into The National Integrated Ballistic Information Network.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2118

Title: Concerning The Civil Liability Of An Entity That Maintains A Policy That Prohibits The Carrying Of A Handgun On Its Property.

Description: Concerning The Civil Liability Of An Entity That Maintains A Policy That Prohibits The Carrying Of A Handgun On Its Property.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournmnet

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2119

Title: Concerning The Civil Liability Of An Institution Of Higher Education That Maintains A Policy That Prohibits The Carrying Of A Handgun On Its Property And The Liability Of The Institution's Governing Body.

Description: Concerning The Civil Liability Of An Institution Of Higher Education That Maintains A Policy That Prohibits The Carrying Of A Handgun On Its Property And The Liability Of The Institution's Governing Body.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2168

Title: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun In A Public University, Public College, Or Community College Building; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Description: Concerning The Possession Of A Concealed Handgun In A Public University, Public College, Or Community College Building; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Last Action: Died in House Committee at Sine Die Adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB33

Title: To Allow A Concealed Handgun Licensee To Keep A Handgun In His Or Her Locked Private Motor Vehicle On His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot In Certain Circumstances.

Description: To Allow A Concealed Handgun Licensee To Keep A Handgun In His Or Her Locked Private Motor Vehicle On His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot In Certain Circumstances.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB36

Title: Concerning Handgun Training Requirements For Veterans Of The United States Armed Forces And Current Members Of The United States Armed Forces Who Apply For A Concealed Handgun License.

Description: Concerning Handgun Training Requirements For Veterans Of The United States Armed Forces And Current Members Of The United States Armed Forces Who Apply For A Concealed Handgun License.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB37

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

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

Last Action: Notification that SB37 is now Act 1071

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB126

Title: To Create A Second Amendment Appreciation Weekend.

Description: To Create A Second Amendment Appreciation Weekend.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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SB444

Title: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Handgun Without A License.

Description: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Handgun Without A License.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB585

Title: Concerning The Intended Purpose Of The Concealed Handgun Licensing Program.

Description: Concerning The Intended Purpose Of The Concealed Handgun Licensing Program.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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SB590

Title: Concerning The Carrying Of A Weapon; And Repealing The "journey" Provision For Handgun And Weapons Offenses.

Description: Concerning The Carrying Of A Weapon; And Repealing The "journey" Provision For Handgun And Weapons Offenses.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB594

Title: To Be Known As The True Campus Carry Act; And Concerning The Ability To Carry A Handgun On A College Or University Campus By A Person Who Has A Concealed Handgun License.

Description: To Be Known As The True Campus Carry Act; And Concerning The Ability To Carry A Handgun On A College Or University Campus By A Person Who Has A Concealed Handgun License.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB660

Title: To Restore Rights Of Arkansans To Carry Firearms In Public Places.

Description: To Restore Rights Of Arkansans To Carry Firearms In Public Places.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB724

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

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

Last Action: Notification that SB724 is now Act 859

Last Action Date: April 4, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB728

Title: Concerning A Concealed Handgun Licensee Carrying His Or Her Concealed Handgun Into A State Office, A State Agency, A State Facility, Or The State Capitol Building.

Description: Concerning A Concealed Handgun Licensee Carrying His Or Her Concealed Handgun Into A State Office, A State Agency, A State Facility, Or The State Capitol Building.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB743

Title: Establishing The Option Of A Municipality To Specifically Prohibit The Open Possession Of A Handgun In Public By A Majority Vote Of The Citizens Of A Municipality.

Description: Establishing The Option Of A Municipality To Specifically Prohibit The Open Possession Of A Handgun In Public By A Majority Vote Of The Citizens Of A Municipality.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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SB753

Title: To Establish A Method For A Person With A Criminal Background To Regain His Or Her Rights To Possess A Firearm Under Certain Circumstances.

Description: To Establish A Method For A Person With A Criminal Background To Regain His Or Her Rights To Possess A Firearm Under Certain Circumstances.

Last Action: Sine Die adjournment

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

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