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Proposed Hawaii Firearm Legislation SB783

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Mental Health; Firearm Permit Requirements; Psychological Clearance Requirements

Description: Specifies that an additional penalty for refusal to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test and requires the surrender of all firearms and ammunition within possession. Requires firearms permit application forms to be accompanied by an affirmation that neither the applicant nor any family or household member is or has been diagnosed with or treated for certain mental disorders and that if the applicant or family or household member is subsequently diagnosed, the applicant shall lock and secure or surrender all firearms and ammunition within 48 hours. Requires payment of a fine of $50 per day of noncompliance with the requirement to lock and secure, or surrender, firearms and ammunition within 48 hours. Specifies failure to pay child or spousal support as a good cause for revocation of a firearm permit or license. Creates an exemption for law enforcement officers.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Re-Referred to TRE/PSM/JDL, WAM.

Last Action Date: January 21, 2016

Companion Bill: HB1381


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'.

1 sponsors: Maile Shimabukuro;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 4% (1 of 25)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 21, 2016 Re-Referred to TRE/PSM/JDL, WAM.
Dec 17, 2015 Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
Senate Feb 12, 2015 The committee on TRA deferred the measure.
Senate Feb 12, 2015 The committee on PSM deferred the measure.
Senate Feb 9, 2015 The committee(s) on TRA/PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-12-15 2:45PM in conference room 229.
Senate Jan 28, 2015 Referred to TRA/PSM, JDL/WAM.
Senate Jan 26, 2015 Passed First Reading.
Senate Jan 23, 2015 Introduced.
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 24, 2015 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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