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Proposed Florida Firearm Legislation S1540

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Legislation Overview

Title: Domestic Violence

Description: Requiring a court to order a defendant arrested for an act of domestic violence not to possess firearms or ammunition as a condition of bail under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, upon receipt of a request for a criminal history record check, to review available records to determine if a potential firearm buyer or transferee has been charged with a crime of domestic violence or has an outstanding warrant issued for an act of domestic violence and is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, etc.

Session: 2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Died in Infrastructure and Security

Last Action Date: March 14, 2020

Companion Bill: H1243


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1 sponsors: David Simmons (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (1 of 40)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 14, 2020 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
Senate Mar 14, 2020 Died in Infrastructure and Security
Senate Jan 14, 2020 Introduced
Senate Jan 13, 2020 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules
Senate Jan 8, 2020 Filed
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 8, 2020 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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