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Proposed Tennessee Gun Law HB0801

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Legislation Overview

Title: As introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of leaving a firearm or firearm ammunition unattended or with a person under 18 years of age in a motor vehicle or boat, if the firearm is not locked within a trunk, glove box, or interior of the person's motor vehicle or boat; punishable only by fine of at least $500. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Subject: Firearms and Ammunition

Description: As introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of leaving a firearm or firearm ammunition unattended or with a person under 18 years of age in a motor vehicle or boat, if the firearm is not locked within a trunk, glove box, or interior of the person's motor vehicle or boat; punishable only by fine of at least $500. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Session: 111th General Assembly

Last Action: Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 9, 2019

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Mark White (R); G Hardaway (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 99)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 9, 2019 Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary
House Apr 3, 2019 Placed on cal. Judiciary for 4/10/2019
House Apr 3, 2019 Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Judiciary
House Mar 27, 2019 Placed on s/c cal Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee for 4/3/2019
House Mar 25, 2019 Reassigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
House Mar 20, 2019 Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
House Mar 13, 2019 Placed on s/c cal Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee for 3/20/2019
House Mar 13, 2019 Action Def. in s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee to 3/20/2019
House Mar 6, 2019 Placed on s/c cal Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee for 3/13/2019
House Feb 11, 2019 Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
House Feb 7, 2019 P2C, ref. to Judiciary
House Feb 6, 2019 Intro., P1C.
House Feb 5, 2019 Filed for introduction
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Feb 5, 2019 state link bill text
Amendments
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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