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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation HB999

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Legislation Overview

Title: Weapons; carry license; inpatient hospitalization; provisions

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the O.C.G.A., relating to weapons carry license, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to clarify the type of hospitalization as an inpatient in any mental hospital that prohibits the issuance of a weapons carry license; to amend Code Section 35-3-34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of the Georgia Crime Information Center; to amend Title 37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to mental health, so to require judicial notification to certain persons admitted to certain facilities of certain firearm prohibitions that attach to such admission; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Senate Tabled

Last Action Date: March 27, 2018


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6 sponsors: Christian Coomer (R); Clay Cox (R); Rich Golick (R); Jon Burns (R); Johnnie Caldwell (R); Brian Strickland (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (6 of 180)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 27, 2018 Senate Tabled
Senate Mar 27, 2018 Senate Engrossed
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Senate Read Second Time
Senate Mar 9, 2018 Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Senate Mar 1, 2018 Senate Read and Referred
House Feb 28, 2018 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
House Feb 28, 2018 House Third Readers
House Feb 28, 2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Feb 23, 2018 House Second Readers
House Feb 22, 2018 House Hopper
House Feb 22, 2018 House First Readers
Type Date State Link Text
Comm Sub Mar 1, 2018 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 27, 2018 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 22, 2018 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

House Vote #660

Senate Vote #694

Link: link to state bill page

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