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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation SB163

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Carrying and Possession of Firearms; reporting of weapons carry license and renewal license information to the Georgia Crime Information Center; require

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to require the reporting of weapons carry license and renewal license information to the Georgia Crime Information Center for affiliation with certain records such that, for the safety of officers and citizens, law enforcement officers may have foreknowledge of the possible presence of a firearm when effecting a traffic stop or other investigative encounter; to provide for an exception; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Georgia Crime Information Center, to provide for restricted access to information; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: February 14, 2017


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

6 sponsors: Donzella James (D); Nan Orrock (D); Michael Rhett (D); Vincent Fort (D); Gail Davenport (D); Steve Henson (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 11% (6 of 56)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 14, 2017 Senate Read and Referred
Senate Feb 10, 2017 Senate Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 13, 2017 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

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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