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Proposed Connecticut Firearm Legislation SB00940

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: An Act Authorizing Certain Persons To Carry Handguns In State Parks And State Forests.

Description: To allow persons to carry handguns in state parks and state forests for the purpose of self-defense.

Session: 2019 General Assembly

Last Action: Motion Failed (JF)

Last Action Date: March 20, 2019


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3 sponsors: Judiciary Committee;Robert Sampson (R); Craig Fishbein (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 8% (3 of 36)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 20, 2019 Motion Failed (JF)
Senate Mar 4, 2019 Public Hearing 03/11
Senate Feb 25, 2019 Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 22, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
03/20/2019 15 23 0 2 No
  • Bergstein, Alexandra (D) Nay
  • Blumenthal, Matthew (D) Nay
  • Bradley, Dennis (D) Absent
  • Carpino, Christie (R) Yea
  • Champagne, Daniel (R) Yea
  • Concepcion, Julio (D) Nay
  • Conley, Christine (D) Nay
  • Cummings, Stephanie (R) Yea
  • Currey, Jeffrey (D) Nay
  • Dillon, Patricia (D) Nay
  • Dimassa, Michael (D) Nay
  • Dubitsky, Douglas (R) Yea
  • Fishbein, Craig (R) Yea
  • Flexer, Mae (D) Nay
  • Fox, Daniel (D) Nay
  • Godfrey, Bob (D) Nay
  • Harding, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Haskell, William (D) Nay
  • Hill, Leslee (R) Yea
  • Horn, Maria (D) Nay
  • Kissel, John (R) Yea
  • Labriola, David (R) Yea
  • Lesser, Matthew (D) Nay
  • Luxenberg, Geoffrey (D) Nay
  • McCrory, Douglas (D) Nay
  • McGorty, Ben (R) Yea
  • Miller, Patricia (D) Nay
  • O'Dea, Tom (R) Yea
  • O'Neill, Arthur (R) Yea
  • Palm, Christine (D) Nay
  • Porter, Robyn (D) Nay
  • Rebimbas, Rosa (R) Yea
  • Riley, Emmett (D) Nay
  • Sampson, Robert (R) Yea
  • Smith, Richard (R) Absent
  • Stafstrom, Steven (D) Nay
  • Walker, Toni (D) Nay
  • Winfield, Gary (D) Nay
  • Young, Philip (D) Nay
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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