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58 total bills, 30 anti-gun bills,
15 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Florida Firearm Legislation

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note: Florida does not carry over legislation from session to session

this is an anti-gun bill

H0025

Title: Sales of Ammunition

Description: Requires background checks for sale or transfer of ammunition.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H0027

Title: Pub. Rec./Sales of Ammunition

Description: Provides exemption from public records requirements for records containing certain information pertaining to buyer or transferee who is not found to be prohibited from receipt or transfer of ammunition; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption; provides statement of public necessity.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H0123

Title: Carrying of Firearms Without Licenses

Description: Removes requirement that license to carry concealed firearm is required in order to carry such firearm; limits areas in which concealed carrying of firearm is prohibited; revises criminal penalties; revises provisions relating to carrying of concealed weapons by nonresidents; provides for issuance of concealed carry licenses for reciprocity purposes; specifies that person not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing firearm may own, possess, & lawfully use firearms & other weapons, ammunition, & supplies for lawful purposes.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H0167

Title: Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms

Description: Revises requirements for safe storage of firearms; provides criminal penalties if person fails to properly secure or store firearm & minor gains access to weapon as result; requires seller of firearm to provide each purchaser with specified information; revises standard for adults & minors to be criminally negligent in storage of firearm; revises exception to prohibition on storing loaded firearm within reach or easy access of minor who obtains it & commits certain violation.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H0213

Title: Regulation of Concealed Weapons and Firearms

Description: Provides that certain actions creating restrictions or issuance of licenses are subject to penalties under specified provisions; provides that Cabinet member may not make any administrative regulations concerning regulation of firearms & ammunition except as expressly provided by State Constitution or general law; requires DACS to enforce state firearms laws.

Last Action: Died in Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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H0235

Title: Criminal Rehabilitation

Description: Specifies to rehabilitate offender to transition back to community successfully is one of primary purposes of sentencing; reduces minimum sentence that must be served by defendant from 85 percent of sentence to 65 percent; revises provisions concerning gain time to provide for outstanding deed gain-time, good behavior time, & rehabilitation credits; revises limits on awards.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H0259

Title: Safety of Religious Institutions

Description: Authorizes, for specified purposes, concealed weapons or firearms licensee to carry firearm on certain property of church, synagogue, or other religious institution.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-200

Last Action Date: July 6, 2021

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H0405

Title: Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Description: Revises & provides terminology & requirements relating to petitions & procedures for voluntary & involuntary admissions, examinations, & treatment under Baker Act & Marchman Act.

Last Action: Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H0455

Title: Gun Violence Reduction

Description: Creates Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force; specifies duties & powers of task force; authorizes task force to seek assistance from state agencies; provides for access to certain information & records; requires reports; creates Florida Firearm Violence Reduction Pilot Program; provides program eligibility & application requirements; authorizes FDLE to provide grants to specified number of counties to implement pilot program, subject to appropriation; requires FDLE to evaluate effectiveness & submit annual report; provides funding requirements; requires each county participating in pilot program to appoint steering committee to implement an evidence-based firearm violence reduction model & to submit annual report; provides for program expiration.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H0555

Title: Storage of Firearms by Licensed Importers, Manufacturers, and Dealers

Description: Provides firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, licensed manufacturers, & licensed dealers; authorizes inspections by DACS.

Last Action: Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H0653

Title: Assault Weapons and Large-capacity Magazines

Description: Prohibits sale, transfer, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfully possessed before specified date; limits sales or transfers of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines documented by such certificates; provides enhanced penalties for offenses committed with assault weapon or large-capacity magazine.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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H0685

Title: Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels

Description: Specifies responsibilities of regional counsels regarding witness coordination; revises legislative intent regarding electronic filing & receipt of court documents; removes requirement that regional counsel employees be governed by JAC classification & salary & benefits plans; modifying procedures for Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission in nominating candidates for regional counsel positions; revises provisions related to duties of regional counsels and the office of the criminal conflict & civil regional counsels.

Last Action: Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H0709

Title: Domestic Violence

Description: Revises prohibition on sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor offense of domestic violence from possessing firearm or ammunition; requires persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence to surrender all firearms & ammunition; provides requirements for law enforcement officers carrying out court order & taking possession of firearms & ammunition; requires all law enforcement agencies to develop policies & procedures; authorizes defendant to elect to transfer all firearms & ammunitions that he or she owns to another person.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H0877

Title: Concealed Carry of Firearms by First Responders

Description: Authorizes first responder to carry firearm while performing his or her duties if first responder meets specified requirements; specifies who may perform required training; requires first responder's employer to pay required training & testing costs.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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H0945

Title: Emergency Manangement Powers of Political Subdivisions

Description: Specifies requirements for purpose & scope of emergency orders; provides for automatic expiration of emergency orders; authorizes extension of emergency orders for specified duration; requires majority vote of governing body for such extension; authorizes governing body to convene & vote remotely; authorizes Governor & Legislature to invalidate emergency orders upon certain determinations; prohibits issuance of certain emergency orders.

Last Action: Died in State Affairs Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 2006 (Ch. 2021-8)

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H1015

Title: Use or Threatened Use of Force

Description: Removes provisions relating to persons using or threatening to use force not having to retreat before such use or threatened use in defense of persons or property; prohibits persons from using deadly force in accordance with specified provisions of law if such persons know that they can avoid necessity of using deadly force with complete safety by retreating; removes provisions relating to persons using deadly force not having duty to retreat & having right to stand their ground; repeals provisions relating to immunity from criminal prosecution & civil action for justifiable use or threatened use of force.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H1205

Title: Protection of Constitutional Firearms Rights

Description: Designates act "Second Amendment Preservation Act"; declares specified actions to be infringements of constitutionally protected rights concerning firearms; declares such actions to be void & of no effect; provides duties of courts & law enforcement agencies concerning such actions; prohibits public servants & others from certain acts; provides civil liability for such acts; making certain individuals ineligible for employment in law enforcement if they have engaged in specified actions.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H1301

Title: Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

Description: Expressing the consensus of the Florida Legislature that the President's proposals to restrict the right to keep and bear arms of law-abiding citizens violates the Constitution; provides Florida Legislature, on behalf of the residents of this state, intends to use all of its lawful authority and power to resist or overturn any federal gun-control measure that violates the right of Florida residents to keep and bear arms.

Last Action: Died in Rules

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H1343

Title: Issuance of Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms

Description: Requires DACS to maintain an online application process for issuance of licenses & prohibiting it from arbitrarily or subjectively restricting access; provides for award of reasonable costs & attorney fees in successful actions against DACS to enforce specified provisions.

Last Action: Died in Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H1367

Title: Concealed Weapons or Firearms Licensing

Description: Decreases number of years that licenses to carry concealed weapons or firearms are valid; specifies that experience with firearm through military service in Armed Forces meets requirement of demonstrating firearms competence; reduces maximum license fees that may be charged; requires that full set of fingerprints submitted as part of application for license be retained by specified entities; requires DACS to bear licensee's fingerprint retention fee; revises required notice before license expiration to include electronic notice; requires renewing licensees to submit full set of fingerprints & personal identifying information required by federal law; requires DACS to bear renewing licensee's fingerprint retention fee; requires licensee, upon each renewal, to provide proof of completion of firearms training or safety course or class.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H1409

Title: Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition Regulation

Description: Provides that unwritten policies are subject to provisions allowing for recovery of damages if such policies violate specified provisions; provides that plaintiff challenging local government regulation concerning firearms may be considered prevailing plaintiff for certain purposes in specified circumstances.

Last Action: Laid on Table, refer to SB 1884

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H1527

Title: Criminal Justice

Description: Revises definition of "completion of all terms of sentence" to remove provision requiring full payment of certain fines & fees; revises provisions concerning use of force by officer against fleeing suspect; provides additional criteria for use of force by officers; revises standard for determining justifiable use of force in defense of person; revises standard of proof needed to overcome prima facie claim of self-defense; requires collection of data concerning offenders eligible for alternative sanctions; requires that officer have probable cause to temporarily detain person; requires law enforcement agencies to adopt standards for pursuit of different types of fleeing suspects; requires judge declining to impose alternative sanction on eligible violator of probation or community control to do so in written order.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H1531

Title: Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Description: Redesignates Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission as Public Safety Standards, Training, & Accreditation Commission; revises commission membership; requires cities & counties to create public safety departments; specifies divisions of such departments; limits when law enforcement officers may initiate traffic stops; provides for duties of law enforcement officers at accident scenes; provides for traffic monitors; specifies duties of traffic monitoring divisions; provides for crisis response teams; provides for public safety answering points.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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H1545

Title: Criminal Justice

Description: Requires custodial interrogation conducted at place of detention in connection with covered offenses be electronically recorded; revises provisions concerning review of juvenile offender sentences; establishes conditional medical release program; requires DOC to notify persons within specified timeframe of an inmate's diagnosis of terminal medical condition & allow visits; establishes conditional aging inmate release program.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H6001

Title: Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms

Description: Removes provision prohibiting concealed carry licensees from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into college or university facility.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

H6005

Title: Restrictions on Firearms and Ammunition During Emergencies

Description: Repeals provisions relating to specified automatic restrictions on firearms & ammunition during certain declared emergencies.

Last Action: Died in Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H6019

Title: Death Penalty

Description: Repeals provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies and associated provisions.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H6033

Title: Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition

Description: Repeals provisions preempting the field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to Legislature, to exclusion of local jurisdictions.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H6055

Title: Carrying a Concealed Weapon or Firearm in a Legislative Meeting

Description: Removes prohibition on carrying of concealed weapons or firearms in legislative meetings by holders of licenses to carry such weapons or firearms.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

H6063

Title: Use of Deadly Force in Defense of a Person

Description: Repeals provisions relating to home protection & use of deadly force, which creates presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm in certain circumstances & provides that person has no duty to retreat & has right to stand his or her ground & meet force with force in certain circumstances.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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H7047

Title: Emergency Management

Description: Revises & creates emergency management provisions relating to transfer & expenditure of moneys in Emergency Preparedness & Response Fund; state comprehensive emergency management plan; statewide awareness & education programs; personal protection equipment; contracts with providers for care of persons with disabilities or limitations; duration of emergency orders & rules issued by Governor; agency disaster preparedness plans; agency & political subdivision spending plans; emergency orders; emergency mitigation studies; DOH public health emergency plan; collection & reporting & publication of information by State Health Officer; & functions of district medical examiners.

Last Action: Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 2006 (Ch. 2021-8)

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0186

Title: Domestic Violence

Description: Prohibiting certain acts of domestic violence and dating violence; revising a prohibition on the sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibiting persons convicted of a misdemeanor offense of domestic violence from possessing a firearm or ammunition; requiring persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence, upon conviction, to surrender all firearms and ammunition in their possession; requiring a law enforcement officer to remove firearms from the scene of an alleged act of domestic violence under certain circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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S0232

Title: Criminal Justice

Description: Requiring that a custodial interrogation conducted at a place of detention in connection with covered offenses be electronically recorded in its entirety; providing for retroactive application of a specified provision relating to a review of sentence for juvenile offenders convicted of murder; precluding eligibility for a sentence review for young adult offenders who previously committed, or conspired to commit, murder; establishing the conditional medical release program within the Department of Corrections; establishing the conditional aging inmate release program within the department; repealing provisions relating to conditional medical release, etc.

Last Action: Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0294

Title: Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms

Description: Revising the locations and circumstances in which a loaded firearm is required to be kept or secured with a trigger lock or cable lock; deleting conditions that pertain to the crime of failing to safely store, leave, or secure a loaded firearm in a specified manner, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0330

Title: Sale and Delivery of Firearms

Description: Requiring the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or other transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, to complete the sale, lease, or other transfer through a licensed dealer; authorizing a licensed dealer to charge a buyer or transferee specified fees; deleting provisions authorizing a licensee to complete the sale or transfer of a firearm to a person without receiving certain notification from the Department of Law Enforcement informing the licensee that such person is prohibited from receipt or possession of a firearm or providing a unique approval number under certain circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB370

Title: Assault Weapons and Large-capacity Magazines

Description: Prohibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; providing criminal penalties; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfully possessed before a specified date; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to maintain a file of such certificates, etc.

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations; Rules

Last Action Date: January 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0372

Title: Three-dimensional Printed Firearms

Description: Prohibiting a person from printing, transferring, importing into this state, distributing, selling, possessing, or giving to another person certain 3D-printed firearms as of a specified date; providing criminal penalties; requiring persons in possession of such firearms to relinquish them to a law enforcement agency or to the Department of Law Enforcement or to destroy them before the prohibition takes effect, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0428

Title: Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms

Description: Redefining the term "minor"; revising requirements for the safe storage of loaded firearms; providing criminal penalties if a person fails to properly secure or store a firearm and a minor gains access to the weapon as a result; requiring a seller or transferor of a firearm to provide each purchaser or transferee with specified information; revising the standard for adults and minors to be criminally negligent in the storage of a firearm under certain circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

S0498

Title: Safety of Religious Institutions

Description: Authorizing, for specified purposes, a concealed weapons or firearms licensee to carry a firearm on certain property of a church, a synagogue, or any other religious institution, etc.

Last Action: Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 259 (Ch. 2021-200)

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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S0568

Title: Death Penalty

Description: Deleting provisions relating to the death penalty for capital felonies; deleting provisions relating to the effect of a declaration by a court of last resort that the death penalty in a capital felony is unconstitutional; deleting provisions relating to representation in death penalty cases; repealing provisions relating to capital collateral representation, constitutionally deficient representation, and postconviction capital collateral proceedings, etc.

Last Action: Died in Criminal Justice

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0672

Title: Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition Regulation

Description: Repealing a provision relating to the preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the Legislature, to the exclusion of local jurisdictions, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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S0756

Title: Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels

Description: Specifying the responsibilities of regional counsels regarding witness coordination; authorizing the release of certain confidential information relating to proceedings involving children to regional counsels under specified circumstances; waiving an education requirement for the appointment of attorneys from regional counsel offices to represent a person with a developmental disability; authorizing the appointment of a regional counsel to represent an inmate subject to involuntary mental health treatment if certain conditions exist, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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S0828

Title: Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Description: Requiring facilities to inform respondents with a serious mental illness of the essential elements of recovery and provide them assistance in accessing a continuum of care regimen; authorizing the state to establish that a transfer evaluation was performed by providing the court with a copy of the evaluation before the close of the state's case in chief; revising the requirements for when a person may be taken to a receiving facility for involuntary examination; revising the requirements for when a person may be ordered for involuntary inpatient placement; requiring the clerk of the court to notify the state attorney's office upon the receipt of a petition filed for involuntary treatment services, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0836

Title: Crime and ViolenceTask Force

Description: Creating the Urban Core Crime and Violence Task Force within the Department of Law Enforcement; providing for membership, duties, and meetings of the task force; requiring state agencies to provide assistance when requested; authorizing the task force to receive exempt or confidential and exempt information and specifying that the information maintains such status; requiring the task force to submit a report to the Governor and Legislature by a specified date; providing for expiration of the task force, etc.

Last Action: Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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S0944

Title: Statewide Independent Counsel

Description: Creating the Statewide Independent Counsel Board in the Department of Legal Affairs; requiring the board to oversee the investigation and prosecution of officer-involved incidents of deadly force; providing board membership requirements; providing that the statewide independent counsel has the sole prosecutorial jurisdiction over officer-involved incidents within this state; requiring the independent counsel to prosecute specified cases upon written request of the Governor or a state attorney; requiring the chief law enforcement officer of a law enforcement agency to notify the board if a law enforcement officer or a correctional officer is involved in an officer-involved incident, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S0966

Title: Safe Storage of Firearms

Description: Providing firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, licensed manufacturers, and licensed dealers under certain circumstances; authorizing agents or employees of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to perform inspections under certain circumstances; providing noncriminal penalties, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S1052

Title: Use or Threatened Use of Force

Description: Citing this act as the "The Self-Defense Restoration Act"; deleting provisions relating to persons using or threatening to use force not having to retreat before such use or threatened use in defense of persons or property; prohibiting persons from using deadly force in accordance with specified provisions of law if such persons know that they can avoid the necessity of using deadly force with complete safety by retreating; deleting provisions relating to persons using deadly force not having a duty to retreat and having the right to stand their ground under certain circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S1170

Title: Sales of Ammunition

Description: Citing this act as "Jaime's Law"; requiring background checks for the sale or transfer of ammunition; providing exceptions, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S1172

Title: Public Records/Buyer or Transferee/Ammunition

Description: Expanding an existing exemption from public records requirements to include records containing certain information pertaining to a buyer or transferee who is not found to be prohibited from receipt or transfer of ammunition; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S1464

Title: Gun Safety

Description: Prohibiting the import into this state, or the distribution, transport, transfer, sale, keeping for sale, offering or exposing for sale, or giving within this state, of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; providing criminal penalties; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfully possessed before a specified date; providing conditions for continued possession of such assault weapons or large-capacity magazines, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S1580

Title: Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms

Description: Reducing the term and fee of a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm; specifying that experience with a firearm through military service in the United States Armed Forces meets the requirement of demonstrating competence with a firearm; requiring the retention of fingerprints in specified systems; requiring a licensee, upon each renewal, to provide proof of completion of a firearms training or safety course or class meeting specified requirements, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

S1630

Title: Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

Description: Expressing the consensus of the Florida Legislature that proposals forthcoming at the federal level to restrict the right to keep and bear arms violate the Constitution of the United States and affirming the intent of the Florida Legislature to do everything in its power to protect the rights of Florida residents under the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and under the Florida Constitution, etc.

Last Action: Died in Rules

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S1856

Title: Firearms

Description: Authorizing a law enforcement officer acting in accordance with certain provisions to serve and execute a certain court order on any day and at any time; authorizing a law enforcement officer acting in accordance with certain provisions to use reasonable physical force to gain entry to the premises or any dwelling located on such premises and to take custody of the person who is the subject of such court order; authorizing a law enforcement officer taking custody of the person who is the subject of such court order to seize and hold the person's firearms or ammunition or license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm under certain circumstances; authorizing a court to remove the right to purchase, own, sell, or possess firearms or ammunition or to possess a license to carry concealed weapons or firearms of a person found to be incapacitated, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

S1882

Title: Issuance of Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms

Description: Requiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to continually maintain an online application process for the issuance of licenses; prohibiting the department from arbitrarily or subjectively restricting access to the online application process, etc.

Last Action: Died in Commerce and Tourism

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

S1884

Title: Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition Regulation

Description: Providing that written or unwritten policies are subject to provisions allowing for recovery of damages if such policies violate specified provisions; providing that a plaintiff challenging a local government regulation concerning firearms is considered a prevailing plaintiff for certain purposes in specified circumstances, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-15

Last Action Date: May 11, 2021

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S1926

Title: Children and Young Adults' Fines and Fees

Description: Citing this act as the "Debt Free Justice for Children Act"; excluding children, their parents or legal guardians, or certain young adults, when seeking appointment of a public defender, from having to apply to the clerk of the court for a determination of indigent status; waiving the required application fee for such persons; excluding children or certain young adults from suspension of their driver licenses for failing to pay civil penalties or enter into a penalty payment plan for certain penalties; prohibiting such children or young adults from being charged specified fees; prohibiting such children or young adults from being charged specified fees, etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

S1932

Title: Restoration of Civil and Firearm Rights

Description: Requiring that a person who has lost his or her civil rights and rights to purchase, own, transfer, or use firearms or ammunition based on a felony conviction for an offense other than murder, attempted murder, a violent felony offense, or a felony sexual offense have such disqualifications terminated upon the completion of all terms of his or her sentence; defining the term "violent felony offense", etc.

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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S2006

Title: Emergency Management

Description: Authorizing the Legislative Budget Commission to convene to transfer certain funds to the Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund; requiring that the state comprehensive emergency management plan provide for certain public health emergency communications and include the Department of Health's public health emergency plan; redefining the term "essentials" to include personal protective equipment used during public health emergencies; specifying requirements for the purpose and scope of emergency orders; authorizing the Governor to invalidate certain emergency orders; revising the duties of the State Health Officer during a declared public health emergency, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-8

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

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