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19 total bills, 12 anti-gun bills,
1 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Georgia Gun Laws

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note: Georgia carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2

Title: Georgia Constitutional Carry Act of 2019; enact

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, so as to revise provisions of law regarding the use or possession of any handgun in a park, historic site, or recreational area; 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; to amend Part 2 of Article 4 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to transportation passenger safety, so as to revise provisions of law regarding the carrying of firearms; to amend Title 27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to game and fish, so as to revise certain laws regarding the carrying of firearms; to amend Part 2 of Article 10 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to parking for persons with disabilities, so as to revise certain laws regarding the carrying of firearms; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 6, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB20

Title: Crimes and Offenses; persons convicted of family violence offenses cannot possess or carry firearms; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to provide that persons convicted of family violence offenses cannot possess or carry firearms; to provide a definition; to provide exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: January 16, 2019

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HB33

Title: Weapons carry license; extension of time for the renewal of a license for certain service members serving on active duty outside of the state; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to weapons carry license, gun safety information, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to provide for an extension of time for the renewal of a weapons carry license or renewal license for certain service members serving on active duty outside the state; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: January 29, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB55

Title: Crimes and offenses; prohibit printing or production of certain firearms produced by means of three-dimensional printing; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 and Code Section 16-11-151 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices and prohibited training, respectively, so as to prohibit the printing or production of certain firearms produced by means of three-dimensional printing; to provide for a penalty; to prohibit the possession of certain firearms produced by means of three-dimensional printing; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for and to revise definitions; to provide for criminal penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

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HB58

Title: Crimes and offenses; prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence from receiving, possessing, or transporting firearms

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses, so as to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence from receiving, possessing, or transporting firearms; to provide for notifications upon convictions; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB122

Title: Firearms; license holders carrying and possession of weapons in buildings or real property owned or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; revoke authorization in certain manners

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-127.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on a bus or other transportation furnished by a school, so as to revoke the authorization for the carrying and possession of handguns in certain manners by weapons carry license holders in certain buildings or on real property owned by or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

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HB137

Title: Crimes and offenses; persons convicted of family violence offenses cannot possess or carry firearms; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to provide that persons convicted of certain family violence offenses cannot possess or carry firearms; to provide a definition; to provide exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

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HB165

Title: Crimes and offenses; investigative and fingerprint based criminal history check requirements of persons submitting weapons carry license and renewal license applications; revise

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, gun safety information, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to revise the investigative and fingerprint based criminal history check requirements of persons submitting weapons carry license and renewal license applications; to amend Code Section 35-3-33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to powers and duties of the Georgia Crime Information Center generally, so as to remove an exemption and to allow for the filing and retention of fingerprints submitted for the purpose of obtaining and renewing a weapons carry license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB238

Title: Gun Safety Act; enact

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 5 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Brady Law Regulations, so as to provide for a background check for guns purchased at gun shows; to provide for definitions; to provide that only dealers may legally sell, transfer, or exchange a firearm at a gun show; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB289

Title: Georgia Firearms and Weapons Act; enact

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make unlawful the possession and use of bump fire stocks; to revise definitions; to subject the possession and use of bump fire stocks to criminal penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB361

Title: Crimes and offenses; training requirement for certain persons making application for a weapons carry license or renewal license; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to weapons carry license, gun safety information, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to provide for a training requirement for certain persons making application for a weapons carry license or renewal license; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House First Readers

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB384

Title: Weapons; firearms stored or kept within a home be secured in a locked container; require

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-126 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to having or carrying handguns, long guns, or other weapon, license requirement, and exceptions for homes, motor vehicles, private property, and other locations and conditions, so as to require that firearms stored or kept within a home be secured in a locked container; to provide for a criminal penalty; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Hopper

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB33

Title: Carrying and Possession of Firearms; carrying of weapons in government buildings; prohibit

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to prohibit all carrying of weapons in government buildings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB34

Title: Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices; persons who are ineligible for weapons carry licenses; provisions; change

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as change provisions relating to persons who are ineligible for weapons carry licenses; 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 issuing center, and providing certain information to the FBI in conjunction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, so as to change provisions relating to the retention of certain information; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB50

Title: Carrying and Possession of Handguns; authorization by license holders in certain buildings; public institutions of postsecondary education; repeal

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-127.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on a bus or other transportation furnished by a school, so as to repeal the authorization for the carrying and possession of handguns in certain manners by weapons carry license holders in certain buildings or on real property owned by or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: February 6, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB78

Title: Carrying and Possession of Firearms; training requirement for the issuance of a weapons carry license; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to provide for a training requirement for the issuance of a weapons carry license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

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SB84

Title: Weapons Carry License; payment of a fee only for the issuance; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to weapons carry license, gun safety information, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to provide for payment of a fee only for the issuance of a weapons carry license and to remove the requirement of payment of a fee for the issuance of a renewal license and temporary renewal license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: February 11, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB105

Title: 'Georgia Firearms and Weapons Act'

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make unlawful the possession and use of bump fire stock; to revise definitions; to subject the possession and use of bump fire stock to criminal penalties; to provide for exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

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SB150

Title: Crimes and Offenses; persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence receiving, possessing, transporting a firearm; prohibit

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 16 and 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses and to domestic relations, respectively, so as to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence from receiving, possessing, or transporting a firearm and to prohibit persons subject to family violence protective orders from receiving, possessing, or transporting a firearm; to provide an effective date and applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Hopper

Last Action Date: February 20, 2019

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