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62 total bills, 6 anti-gun bills,
37 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Minnesota Firearm Legislation

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session2019-2020 Session2021-2022 Session

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

this is an pro-gun bill

HF94

Title: Non-in-person permit to carry renewal authorized.

Description: Non-in-person permit to carry renewal authorized.

Last Action: Authors added Garofalo and Sandstede

Last Action Date: February 1, 2021

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HF119

Title: Permit to carry designated as equivalent to a firearms safety certificate for hunting.

Description: Permit to carry designated as equivalent to a firearms safety certificate for hunting.

Last Action: Authors added Poston and Albright

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF131

Title: Firearms; law on use of force in defense of home and person clarified, Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling expanded for purposes of self-defense, presumption created in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force, and rights available to a person in that person's dwelling extended to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle.

Description: Firearms; law on use of force in defense of home and person clarified, Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling expanded for purposes of self-defense, presumption created in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force, and rights available to a person in that person's dwelling extended to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle.

Last Action: Authors added Olson, B.; and Akland

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF210

Title: Counties, cities, and townships authorized to accept documents and signatures electronically, by mail, or by facsimile.

Description: Counties, cities, and townships authorized to accept documents and signatures electronically, by mail, or by facsimile.

Last Action: Referred by Chair to Local Government Division

Last Action Date: February 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF212

Title: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Description: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Last Action: Author added Mekeland

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

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HF290

Title: Felony drive-by shooting clarified.

Description: Felony drive-by shooting clarified.

Last Action: Author added Hassan

Last Action Date: February 1, 2021

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HF320

Title: Firearm safety, archery, hunting, and angling inclusion in school physical education course grant program established; report required; and money appropriated.

Description: Firearm safety, archery, hunting, and angling inclusion in school physical education course grant program established; report required; and money appropriated.

Last Action: Author added Dettmer

Last Action Date: April 9, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF346

Title: Firearm transfer to persons ineligible to possess firearm penalties increased.

Description: Firearm transfer to persons ineligible to possess firearm penalties increased.

Last Action: Author added Robbins

Last Action Date: April 6, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF392

Title: Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended, lifetime permits to carry handguns created, and permit to carry application fee reduced.

Description: Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended, lifetime permits to carry handguns created, and permit to carry application fee reduced.

Last Action: Author added Mekeland

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF432

Title: Minnesota Anti-Red Flag Act; enactment or enforcement of extreme risk protection orders against individuals regarding firearms prohibited, and criminal penalties for violation established.

Description: Minnesota Anti-Red Flag Act; enactment or enforcement of extreme risk protection orders against individuals regarding firearms prohibited, and criminal penalties for violation established.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: January 28, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF435

Title: Medical cannabis registry enrollee provided to not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm.

Description: Medical cannabis registry enrollee provided to not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: January 28, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF437

Title: Firearms; cause of action provided when a person who is prohibited from carrying a firearm on a property suffers a loss by not having the firearm.

Description: Firearms; cause of action provided when a person who is prohibited from carrying a firearm on a property suffers a loss by not having the firearm.

Last Action: Author added Lucero

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF459

Title: School staff that are permitted and trained to allowed carry firearms.

Description: School staff that are permitted and trained to allowed carry firearms.

Last Action: Author added Poston

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HF463

Title: Firearm possession eligibility age based on voting age.

Description: Firearm possession eligibility age based on voting age.

Last Action: Author added Mekeland

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF513

Title: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Description: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Last Action: Author added Mekeland

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF577

Title: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Description: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Last Action: Author added Munson

Last Action Date: February 15, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF579

Title: Firearms; use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, duty to retreat in self-defense outside home eliminated, self-defense dwelling boundaries expanded, presumption created in case of person entering dwelling or vehicle by stealth or force, and rights defending against entry of occupied vehicle extended.

Description: Firearms; use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, duty to retreat in self-defense outside home eliminated, self-defense dwelling boundaries expanded, presumption created in case of person entering dwelling or vehicle by stealth or force, and rights defending against entry of occupied vehicle extended.

Last Action: Authors added Lucero

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

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HF691

Title: Annual tax holiday periods for firearm and fishing equipment sales and purchases provided.

Description: Annual tax holiday periods for firearm and fishing equipment sales and purchases provided.

Last Action: Author added Scott

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HF694

Title: Firearm transfer criminal background checks required, and transferee permit disqualification grounds modified.

Description: Firearm transfer criminal background checks required, and transferee permit disqualification grounds modified.

Last Action: Author added Becker-Finn

Last Action Date: March 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF824

Title: Right of the people to acquired, keep, possess, transport, carry, and use arms including firearms, knives, or any weapons and ammunition, components, and accessories for these arms provided; and constitutional amendment proposed.

Description: Right of the people to acquired, keep, possess, transport, carry, and use arms including firearms, knives, or any weapons and ammunition, components, and accessories for these arms provided; and constitutional amendment proposed.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF830

Title: Nontoxic ammunition tax exemption provided.

Description: Nontoxic ammunition tax exemption provided.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Taxes

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

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HF872

Title: Gang members who possess firearms in public without a permit to carry penalties increased.

Description: Gang members who possess firearms in public without a permit to carry penalties increased.

Last Action: Authors added Daniels and Lucero

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

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HF937

Title: Criminal forfeiture process provided, and report required.

Description: Criminal forfeiture process provided, and report required.

Last Action: Author added Munson

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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HF1112

Title: Statutory definitions regarding firearms eliminated.

Description: Statutory definitions regarding firearms eliminated.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 15, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF1263

Title: Self-defense use of force law clarified, common law duty to retreat in self-defense outside the home eliminated, dwelling boundaries for self-defense purposes expanded, and right to self-defense presumption created.

Description: Self-defense use of force law clarified, common law duty to retreat in self-defense outside the home eliminated, dwelling boundaries for self-defense purposes expanded, and right to self-defense presumption created.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF1265

Title: Second Amendment Preservation Act established.

Description: Second Amendment Preservation Act established.

Last Action: Author added Mekeland

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF1326

Title: Shooting range closure prohibited during a state of emergency.

Description: Shooting range closure prohibited during a state of emergency.

Last Action: Author added Mekeland

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

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HF1531

Title: Trauma-informed gun violence reduction pilot program established, report required, and money appropriated.

Description: Trauma-informed gun violence reduction pilot program established, report required, and money appropriated.

Last Action: Author added Reyer

Last Action Date: March 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF1580

Title: Retired law enforcement officer permitted to carry firearms in schools.

Description: Retired law enforcement officer permitted to carry firearms in schools.

Last Action: Author added Lucero

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HF1645

Title: Nontoxic ammunition voucher funding provided

Description: Nontoxic ammunition voucher funding provided

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HF1654

Title: Law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm, and money appropriated.

Description: Law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm, and money appropriated.

Last Action: Author added Boldon

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF1980

Title: Noncitizen permit to carry applicant information collected and scope of background check expanded.

Description: Noncitizen permit to carry applicant information collected and scope of background check expanded.

Last Action: Author added Daudt

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF2218

Title: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Description: Right to carry without a permit provided, and optional permit to carry provided.

Last Action: Author added Poston

Last Action Date: March 18, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2498

Title: Dangerous weapon possession prohibited in the Capitol complex, and permit to carry holder exception to crime of carrying rifles and shotguns in public places eliminated.

Description: Dangerous weapon possession prohibited in the Capitol complex, and permit to carry holder exception to crime of carrying rifles and shotguns in public places eliminated.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: April 9, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF2503

Title: Permit to carry a handgun permissible application submitting methods expanded.

Description: Permit to carry a handgun permissible application submitting methods expanded.

Last Action: Author added Poston

Last Action Date: April 12, 2021

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HF2513

Title: Firearm and ammunition lawful possession, purchase, and transfer regulated; mandatory minimum sentences established; new criminal offenses created; and restoring firearms rights procedures provided.

Description: Firearm and ammunition lawful possession, purchase, and transfer regulated; mandatory minimum sentences established; new criminal offenses created; and restoring firearms rights procedures provided.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: April 12, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HF2522

Title: Deadly force right of use expanded during declared states of emergency.

Description: Deadly force right of use expanded during declared states of emergency.

Last Action: Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: April 15, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF13

Title: Law on the use of force in defense of a home or person clarification

Description: Law on the use of force in defense of a home or person clarification

Last Action: Withdrawn and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: January 14, 2021

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SF19

Title: Nontoxic ammunition sales and use tax exemption authorization

Description: Nontoxic ammunition sales and use tax exemption authorization

Last Action: Author added Dziedzic

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

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SF25

Title: Non-in-person permit to carry renewals authorization

Description: Non-in-person permit to carry renewals authorization

Last Action: Authors added Putnam; Eken

Last Action Date: January 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF245

Title: Sales and use tax annual tax holiday periods for firearms and fishing equipment sales and purchases

Description: Sales and use tax annual tax holiday periods for firearms and fishing equipment sales and purchases

Last Action: Referred to Taxes

Last Action Date: January 21, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF275

Title: Right to carry a firearm without a permit and optional permit to carry a firearm provision establishment

Description: Right to carry a firearm without a permit and optional permit to carry a firearm provision establishment

Last Action: Authors added Rarick; Johnson

Last Action Date: February 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF412

Title: Firearms safety, hunting and angling inclusion in school physical educations courses grant program establishment and appropriation

Description: Firearms safety, hunting and angling inclusion in school physical educations courses grant program establishment and appropriation

Last Action: Referred to Education Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: January 28, 2021

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SF430

Title: Felony drive-by shooting clarification

Description: Felony drive-by shooting clarification

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: January 28, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF442

Title: Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2021

Description: Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2021

Last Action: Authors added Lang; Eichorn

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

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SF444

Title: Motor vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture limit; property recovery by innocent owners; federal equitable sharing program participation modification; appropriations

Description: Motor vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture limit; property recovery by innocent owners; federal equitable sharing program participation modification; appropriations

Last Action: Author added Bigham

Last Action Date: February 15, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF591

Title: School districts and American Indian-controlled tribal contract grant appropriation to increase firearms safety, trap shooting, archery, hunting and angling activities authorization

Description: School districts and American Indian-controlled tribal contract grant appropriation to increase firearms safety, trap shooting, archery, hunting and angling activities authorization

Last Action: Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF664

Title: Right to carry a firearm without a permit; optional permit to carry a firearm provision

Description: Right to carry a firearm without a permit; optional permit to carry a firearm provision

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

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SF725

Title: Criminal forfeiture process establishment; conforming changes

Description: Criminal forfeiture process establishment; conforming changes

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF727

Title: Use of force in defense of home and person law clarification; Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws extension and codification; common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home elimination; boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense expansion; person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force presumption creation; extending the rights available to a person in that person's dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle

Description: Use of force in defense of home and person law clarification; Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws extension and codification; common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home elimination; boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense expansion; person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force presumption creation; extending the rights available to a person in that person's dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SF894

Title: Criminal background checks for firearms transfer requirement; grounds for disqualification of transferee permit modification

Description: Criminal background checks for firearms transfer requirement; grounds for disqualification of transferee permit modification

Last Action: Authors added Clausen; Pappas; Marty; Dibble

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF1026

Title: Constitutional amendment providing the right of people to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms including firearms, knives, or any other weapon and ammunition, components, and accessories for these arms

Description: Constitutional amendment providing the right of people to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms including firearms, knives, or any other weapon and ammunition, components, and accessories for these arms

Last Action: Authors added Eichorn; Koran

Last Action Date: February 17, 2021

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SF1183

Title: Firearm transference to persons who are ineligible to possess firearms penalties increase

Description: Firearm transference to persons who are ineligible to possess firearms penalties increase

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

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SF1189

Title: Retired law enforcement officers carrying firearms in schools permission

Description: Retired law enforcement officers carrying firearms in schools permission

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF1202

Title: State of emergency shooting ranges closure prohibition

Description: State of emergency shooting ranges closure prohibition

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF1266

Title: Right to carry a firearm without a permit; optional permit to carry a firearm provision

Description: Right to carry a firearm without a permit; optional permit to carry a firearm provision

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: February 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SF1431

Title: People posing a significant danger by firearm possession; law enforcement and family members court petition to prohibit possession authorization

Description: People posing a significant danger by firearm possession; law enforcement and family members court petition to prohibit possession authorization

Last Action: Author added Dziedzic

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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SF1634

Title: Information collected and scope of background check conducted for noncitizen permit to carry applicants expansion

Description: Information collected and scope of background check conducted for noncitizen permit to carry applicants expansion

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SF2048

Title: State capitol complex dangerous weapons possession prohibition; elimination of exception to crime of carrying rifles and shotguns in public places for holders of permit to carry

Description: State capitol complex dangerous weapons possession prohibition; elimination of exception to crime of carrying rifles and shotguns in public places for holders of permit to carry

Last Action: Author added Pappas

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2327

Title: Permitted and trained school staff carrying of firearms authorization

Description: Permitted and trained school staff carrying of firearms authorization

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: April 6, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2357

Title: Lawful possession, purchase, and transfer of firearms and ammunition regulation; mandatory minimum sentences establishment; new criminal offenses establishment; restoration of firearms rights procedures establishment

Description: Lawful possession, purchase, and transfer of firearms and ammunition regulation; mandatory minimum sentences establishment; new criminal offenses establishment; restoration of firearms rights procedures establishment

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: April 6, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2445

Title: Defense of Dwelling, Business, and Person Act of 2021

Description: Defense of Dwelling, Business, and Person Act of 2021

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

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