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Firearm Legislation Awaiting Governor's Signature Or Veto

These are state level fiream related bills that are awaiting a signature or veto by the governor of that state.

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Arkansas SB6

Title: To Clarify The Sentencing For A Felony With A Firearm.

Description: To Clarify The Sentencing For A Felony With A Firearm.

Last Action: Notification that SB6 is now Act 2

Last Action Date: September 15, 2023

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Arkansas SB480

Title: To Clarify The Purpose Of The Statutes Authorizing A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Clarify That A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun Is Not Required To Carry A Concealed Handgun In This State.

Description: To Clarify The Purpose Of The Statutes Authorizing A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Clarify That A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun Is Not Required To Carry A Concealed Handgun In This State.

Last Action: Notification that SB480 is now Act 777

Last Action Date: April 12, 2023

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Arkansas HB1784

Title: To Amend The Law Concerning Concealed Handguns; And To Protect The Rights Of Medical Marijuana Patients And Caregivers To Obtain A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: To Amend The Law Concerning Concealed Handguns; And To Protect The Rights Of Medical Marijuana Patients And Caregivers To Obtain A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1784 is now Act 757

Last Action Date: April 12, 2023

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Arkansas HB1750

Title: To Authorize Certain Persons To Carry A Weapon On Department Of Corrections Property; To Authorize Certain Department Of Corrections Officials And Employees To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Declare An Emergency.

Description: To Authorize Certain Persons To Carry A Weapon On Department Of Corrections Property; To Authorize Certain Department Of Corrections Officials And Employees To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Declare An Emergency.

Last Action: Notification that HB1750 is now Act 752

Last Action Date: April 12, 2023

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Arkansas HB1845

Title: To Amend The Law Concerning Environmental, Social Justice, Or Governance Scores; And To Clarify The Sources Of Information Used In Regulating Environmental, Social Justice, Or Governance Scores.

Description: To Amend The Law Concerning Environmental, Social Justice, Or Governance Scores; And To Clarify The Sources Of Information Used In Regulating Environmental, Social Justice, Or Governance Scores.

Last Action: Notification that HB1845 is now Act 760

Last Action Date: April 12, 2023

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Arkansas HB1737

Title: An Act To Create The Property Owner's Right To Allow Firearms Act.

Description: An Act To Create The Property Owner's Right To Allow Firearms Act.

Last Action: Notification that HB1737 is now Act 749

Last Action Date: April 12, 2023

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Arkansas SB450

Title: To Amend The Law Concerning Possession Of A Handgun On A Journey.

Description: To Amend The Law Concerning Possession Of A Handgun On A Journey.

Last Action: Notification that SB450 is now Act 773

Last Action Date: April 12, 2023

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Arkansas HB1547

Title: To Define "loaded Firearm" For The Purpose Of The Statute Concerning Possession And Use Of A Weapon.

Description: To Define "loaded Firearm" For The Purpose Of The Statute Concerning Possession And Use Of A Weapon.

Last Action: Notification that HB1547 is now Act 549

Last Action Date: April 11, 2023

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Arkansas SB62

Title: To Prohibit Public Entities From Contracting With Companies That Boycott Energy, Fossil Fuel, Firearms, And Ammunition Industries.

Description: To Prohibit Public Entities From Contracting With Companies That Boycott Energy, Fossil Fuel, Firearms, And Ammunition Industries.

Last Action: Notification that SB62 is now Act 611

Last Action Date: April 11, 2023

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Arkansas HB1307

Title: Concerning The Regulation Of Environmental, Social Justice, Or Governance Scores; And To Authorize The Treasurer Of State To Divest Certain Investments Or Obligations Due To Certain Factors.

Description: Concerning The Regulation Of Environmental, Social Justice, Or Governance Scores; And To Authorize The Treasurer Of State To Divest Certain Investments Or Obligations Due To Certain Factors.

Last Action: Notification that HB1307 is now Act 411

Last Action Date: March 30, 2023

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Arkansas HB1327

Title: To Amend The Law Concerning Disposition Of Contraband And Seized Property; And To Allow Forfeited Firearms To Be Traded To Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers.

Description: To Amend The Law Concerning Disposition Of Contraband And Seized Property; And To Allow Forfeited Firearms To Be Traded To Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers.

Last Action: Notification that HB1327 is now Act 412

Last Action Date: March 30, 2023

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Arkansas SB211

Title: To Amend The Law Concerning Carrying A Concealed Handgun On Property Of The Arkansas Department Of Transportation.

Description: To Amend The Law Concerning Carrying A Concealed Handgun On Property Of The Arkansas Department Of Transportation.

Last Action: Notification that SB211 is now Act 215

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

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Arkansas HB1018

Title: To Allow Members Of A Municipal Fire Department Bomb Squad To Lawfully Carry A Weapon In Certain Circumstances.

Description: To Allow Members Of A Municipal Fire Department Bomb Squad To Lawfully Carry A Weapon In Certain Circumstances.

Last Action: Notification that HB1018 is now Act 166

Last Action Date: March 2, 2023

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California SB135

Title: Public safety.

Description: An act to amend Section 801.1 of the Evidence Code, to amend Section 71651.1 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 977, 977.3, 1043.5, 6258, 11105.2, 11105.3, and 30370 of the Penal Code, and to amend Section 607 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public safety, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

Last Action: Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 190, Statutes of 2023.

Last Action Date: September 13, 2023

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Hawaii SB1230

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Prohibits firearms in certain locations and premises. Requires possession and disclosure of a license to carry. Prohibits leaving an unsecured firearm in a vehicle unattended. Prohibits consuming or being under the influence of alcohol, an intoxicating liquor, or a controlled substance when carrying a firearm. Prohibits carrying or possessing firearms on certain private property without express authorization. Requires annual reports from the department of the attorney general on carry licenses. Amends the requirements for, and revocation of, firearms permits and licenses. Amends the disqualification of persons from owning, possessing, or controlling a firearm. Expands the qualified immunity for health care providers who provide information on firearms applicants to include physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. (CD1)

Last Action: Act 052, 06/02/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).

Last Action Date: June 2, 2023

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Illinois SB0836

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Creates the Paint Stewardship Act. Provides that each manufacturer of architectural paint sold or offered for sale at retail in the State shall submit to the Environmental Protection Agency a plan for the establishment of a postconsumer paint stewardship program. Requires the Agency to make a determination regarding whether to approve or disapprove the plan within 60 days of the plan being submitted. Prohibits a person from incinerating architectural paint collected pursuant to a paint stewardship plan. Requires the plan to be submitted no later than 12 months after the effective date of the Act. Restricts a manufacturer or retailer from selling or offering to sell architectural paint to any person in the State unless the manufacturer of the paint brand or the manufacturer's representative organization is implementing a paint stewardship plan. Provides that a manufacturer or representative organization participating in a postconsumer paint stewardship program shall not be liable for any claim of a violation of antitrust, restraint of trade, unfair trade practice, or other anticompetitive conduct arising from conduct undertaken in accordance with the program. Provides that by July 1, 2026, and each July 1 thereafter, a manufacturer or representative organization shall submit a report to the Agency that details the implementation of the manufacturer's or representative organization's program during the prior calendar year. Provides that financial, production, or sales data reported to the Agency by a manufacturer, retailer, or representative organization is confidential business information and is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Requires a manufacturer or representative organization submitting a program plan to pay an administrative fee of $10,000 to the Agency at the time of submission. Provides that by July 1, 2026, and each July 1 thereafter, a manufacturer or representative organization operating a stewardship program shall remit to the Agency a $40,000 administration fee. Provides that on or before January 1, 2025, a manufacturer or representative organization shall implement a postconsumer paint collection plan. Provides that collection sites shall accept architectural paint from households and very small quantity generators to the extent provided in the postconsumer paint stewardship program. Sets forth penalties for violation of the Act, including a $7,000 civil penalty per violation. States legislative findings. Defines terms. Makes a conforming change in the Freedom of Information Act.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0372

Last Action Date: July 28, 2023

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Illinois HB3817

Title: FY24 BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION

Description: Establishes the FY 2024 Budget Implementation Act. Makes changes in State programs necessary to implement the State budget for Fiscal Year 2024. Effective immediately, except that some provisions take effect on other specified dates.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0008

Last Action Date: June 7, 2023

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Kansas HB2304

Title: Standardizing firearms safety programs in school districts.

Description: Standardizing firearms safety programs in school districts.

Last Action: House Motion to override veto failed; Veto sustained; Yea: 83 Nay: 41

Last Action Date: April 26, 2023

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Louisiana HB247

Title: Establishes a tax credit for purchases of firearm safety devices (EN -$500,000 GF RV See Note)

Description: Establishes a tax credit for purchases of firearm safety devices (EN -$500,000 GF RV See Note)

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2023.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2023

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Louisiana SB56

Title: Reinstates the Second Amendment sales tax holiday. (7/1/23) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)

Description: Reinstates the Second Amendment sales tax holiday. (7/1/23) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)

Last Action: Effective date 7/1/2023.

Last Action Date: June 13, 2023

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Louisiana SB130

Title: Authorizes retired law enforcement officers and retired elected law enforcement department heads to carry concealed firearms if POST certified at the time of retirement. (8/1/23)

Description: Authorizes retired law enforcement officers and retired elected law enforcement department heads to carry concealed firearms if POST certified at the time of retirement. (8/1/23)

Last Action: Effective date 8/1/2023.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2023

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Louisiana HB446

Title: Provides relative to online handgun education course curriculum

Description: Provides relative to online handgun education course curriculum

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2023.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2023

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Louisiana HB331

Title: Provides relative to automatic weapons (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Description: Provides relative to automatic weapons (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2023.

Last Action Date: June 6, 2023

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Maine LD582

Title: An Act to Enhance Certain Penalties for Possession of Firearms by Prohibited Persons

Description: An Act to Enhance Certain Penalties for Possession of Firearms by Prohibited Persons

Last Action: HELD BY GOVERNOR

Last Action Date: August 9, 2023

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Michigan SB0022

Title: Aeronautics: airports; prohibition of weapons in a sterile area of an airport; clarify, and provide penalties. Amends sec. 80f of 1945 PA 327 (MCL 259.80f).

Description: Aeronautics: airports; prohibition of weapons in a sterile area of an airport; clarify, and provide penalties. Amends sec. 80f of 1945 PA 327 (MCL 259.80f).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0219'23

Last Action Date: December 29, 2023

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Michigan HB4146

Title: Weapons: firearms; purchase of firearms or obtaining a concealed pistol license; prohibit if individual has an extreme risk protection order. Amends secs. 2, 2b, 5b & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0083'23

Description: Weapons: firearms; purchase of firearms or obtaining a concealed pistol license; prohibit if individual has an extreme risk protection order. Amends secs. 2, 2b, 5b & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0083'23

Last Action: Assigned Pa 37'23

Last Action Date: May 23, 2023

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Michigan SB0083

Title: Civil procedure: injunctions; extreme risk protection order act; enact. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4146'23, HB 4147'23

Description: Civil procedure: injunctions; extreme risk protection order act; enact. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4146'23, HB 4147'23

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0038'23

Last Action Date: May 23, 2023

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Michigan SB0080

Title: Crimes: weapons; sentencing guidelines reference; update. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0079'23

Description: Crimes: weapons; sentencing guidelines reference; update. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0079'23

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0016'23

Last Action Date: April 19, 2023

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Michigan SB0079

Title: Crimes: weapons; penalties for storing or leaving a firearm where it may be accessed by a minor; provide for. Amends sec. 15 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.435) & adds sec. 9.

Description: Crimes: weapons; penalties for storing or leaving a firearm where it may be accessed by a minor; provide for. Amends sec. 15 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.435) & adds sec. 9.

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0017'23

Last Action Date: April 19, 2023

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Michigan SB0081

Title: Sales tax: exemptions; firearm safety devices; exempt. Amends 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51 - 205.78) by adding sec. 4ll.

Description: Sales tax: exemptions; firearm safety devices; exempt. Amends 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51 - 205.78) by adding sec. 4ll.

Last Action: Assigned Pa 0015'23

Last Action Date: April 19, 2023

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Michigan HB4142

Title: Weapons: firearms; references to pistol in penal code; update. Amends secs. 223 & 232a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223 & 750.232a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4138'23

Description: Weapons: firearms; references to pistol in penal code; update. Amends secs. 223 & 232a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223 & 750.232a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4138'23

Last Action: Assigned Pa 18'23

Last Action Date: April 13, 2023

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Michigan HB4138

Title: Weapons: firearms; license or background check for purchase of firearms; require. Amends secs. 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 12 & 14a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.).

Description: Weapons: firearms; license or background check for purchase of firearms; require. Amends secs. 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 12 & 14a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.).

Last Action: Assigned Pa 19'23

Last Action Date: April 13, 2023

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Mississippi HB912

Title: Firearm suppressors; authorizing manufacture and possession in Mississippi and prohibit enforcement of federal laws governing.

Description: An Act To Provide That A Firearm Suppressor Manufactured And Remaining In The State Of Mississippi Is Not Subject To Federal Laws And Regulations Governing Firearm Suppressors; To Prohibit State And Local Governmental Authorities From Enforcing Federal Regulations On Suppressors Made In Mississippi; To Require State Funding To Be Withheld From Any Governmental Entity That Adopts A Rule Or Policy Enforcing The Federal Laws Governing Firearm Suppressors; To Require The Dismissal Of Charges Of Illegally Carrying A Muffler Or Silencer Which Are Pending On July 1, 2023; To Amend Sections 11-1-67 And 97-37-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity To The Provisions Of This Act; To Repeal Section 97-37-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Creates The Misdemeanor Offense Of Making, Manufacturing, Selling Or Possessing A Device That Will Muffle The Report Of A Firearm By A Person Not Authorized To Do Such Under Federal Law; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: April 13, 2023

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Mississippi HB1110

Title: Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act; create.

Description: An Act To Create The "second Amendment Financial Privacy Act"; To Provide Legislative Findings; To Define Certain Terms Relating To The Act; To Prohibit A State Agency Or Other Political Subdivision Of The State, Or Any Other Person, Public Or Private, From Keeping Any Record Of Privately Owned Firearms, Or Registry Of The Owner Of Those Firearms; To Prohibit A Financial Institution From Using A Firearms Code To Engage In Certain Discriminatory Conduct In The State; To Authorize The Attorney General To Investigate Alleged Violations Of This Act; To Authorize The Attorney General To Pursue An Injunction Against Any Entity Or Individual In Violation Of This Act; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: April 13, 2023

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Mississippi SB2079

Title: MS School Safety Guardian Act; create.

Description: An Act To Create New Section 45-9-181, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Enact The Mississippi School Safety Guardian Act; To Define Terms; To Establish The School Safety Guardian Training Program Within The Office Of Homeland Security Within The Department Of Public Safety; To Authorize The Governing Body Of A School To Establish A School Safety Guardian Program; To Provide Civil Immunity Under Certain Circumstances For School Safety Guardians Who Comply With The Act; To Exempt The Identity Of School Safety Guardians From Public Disclosure; To Provide Minimum Requirement For The Training Program; To Enact Standards; To Provide That Subject To Appropriation And Any Other Requirements Provided By Law, The Office Of Homeland Security May Contract With A Third-party Vendor For Mobile Phone Applications And/or Computer Equipment Or Services To Accomplish The Purposes Of This Act; To Amend Section 45-1-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Direct The Commissioner To Establish Guidelines For Active Shooter Situations; To Amend Section 97-3-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Instances Of Justifiable Homicide; To Amend Section 97-37-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Defenses To A Charge Of Unlawfully Carrying Of A Concealed Weapon; And For Related Purposes.

Last Action: Approved by Governor

Last Action Date: April 11, 2023

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North Dakota SB2284

Title: School district enrollment, the definition of "probationary teacher", a school district's policy governing possession of a weapon, the definition of "dangerous weapon", modification of weighting factors, transition maximums and an increase in per student payments, and the school construction revolving loan fund; to provide for a legislative management study; to provide a legislative management report; to provide an appropriation; to provide for an exemption; to provide for a transfer; and to provide an effective date.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 15.1-21 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to permitting private tutors on public school premises; to amend and reenact section 15.1-07-26, subsection 8 of section 15.1-15-02, subsections 2 and 6 of section 15.1-19-10, section 15.1-27-03.1, subsection 4 of section 15.1-27-03.2, section 15.1-27-04.1, and subsection 5 of section 15.1-36-08 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to school district enrollment, the definition of "probationary teacher", a school district's policy governing possession of a weapon, the definition of "dangerous weapon", modification of weighting factors, transition maximums and an increase in per student payments, and the school construction revolving loan fund; to provide for a legislative management study; to provide a legislative management report; to provide an appropriation; to provide for an exemption; to provide for a transfer; and to provide an effective date.

Last Action: Filed with Secretary Of State 05/09

Last Action Date: May 18, 2023

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Nevada AB354

Title: Revises provisions relating to firearms. (BDR 15-251)

Description: AN ACT relating to firearms; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, the possession of a firearm in or within a certain distance of an election site; revising the definition of the term firearms importer or manufacturer; defining certain terms; prohibiting a person from engaging in certain acts relating to unfinished frames or receivers, ready frames or receivers and market frames or receivers; revising provisions relating to certain acts involving unfinished frames or receivers, ready frames or receivers and market frames or receivers which are not imprinted with a serial number under certain circumstances; providing penalties; repealing certain provisions relating to firearms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: (No further action taken.)

Last Action Date: June 6, 2023

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Nevada AB355

Title: Revises provisions relating to firearms. (BDR 15-937)

Description: AN ACT relating to firearms; prohibiting a person who is less than 21 years of age from possessing certain firearms; making it unlawful to aid or knowingly permit a person who is less than 21 years of age to possess a firearm under certain circumstances; revising provisions relating to the storage of a firearm; revising provisions relating to the handling, possession or control of a firearm by certain children; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Last Action: (No further action taken.)

Last Action Date: June 6, 2023

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New York S04879

Title: Provides that the legislative body of the county of Westchester shall fix the fee to be charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver and provide for the disposition of such fees.

Description: Provides that the legislative body of the county of Westchester shall fix the fee to be charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver and provide for the disposition of such fees.

Last Action: SIGNED CHAP.429

Last Action Date: September 15, 2023

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New York A03005

Title: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2023-2024 state fiscal year; relates to the psychological testing of candidates; relates to expanding the geographic area of employment of certain police officers; relates to prisoner furloughs in certain cases and the crime of absconding therefrom; relates to correctional facilities; relates to inmate work release, furlough and leave; relates to certain provisions which impact upon expenditure of certain appropriations made by chapter 50 of the laws of 1994 enacting the state operations budget; relates to taxes, surcharges, fees and funding; relates to prison and jail housing and alternatives to detention and incarceration programs; relates to taxes; extends the expiration of the mandatory surcharge and victim assistance fee; relates to the ignition interlock device program; extends the expiration date of the merit provisions; relates to prisoner litigation reform and extending the expiration of the inmate filing fee provisions of the civil practice law and rules and general filing fee provision and inmate property claims exhaustion requirement of the court of claims act of such chapter; constitutes the family protection and domestic violence intervention act of 1994; relates to extending the expiration of certain provisions requiring the arrest of certain persons engaged in family violence; relates to the use of closed-circuit television and other protective measures for certain child witnesses; extends provisions enacting the sentencing reform act of 1995; relates to electronic court appearance in certain counties; relates to enacting the interstate compact for adult offender supervision; relates to limiting the closing of certain correctional facilities; provides for the custody by the department of correctional services of inmates serving definite sentences; provides for custody of federal prisoners; requires the closing of certain correctional facilities; relates to military funds of the organized militia; relates to providing for community treatment facilities and establishing the crime of absconding from the community treatment facility; relates to the pre-criminal proceeding settlements in the City of New York (Part A); relates to criminal possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun in a sensitive or restricted location; exempts certain law enforcement and military officers from certain vehicle gun storage requirements (Part F); relates to establishing a hazard mitigation revolving loan fund (Part G); authorizes the payment of a training stipend to volunteer firefighters by a volunteer fire company and the office of fire prevention and control (Part H); expands eligibility for World Trade Center death and disability benefits for members of New York's organized militia (Part J); extends certain provisions relating to liquidator's permits and temporary retail permits (Part O); extends provisions of law relating to the state commission on the restoration of the capitol until April 1, 2028 (Part Q); relates to the submission of electronic bids for state procurement purposes (Part R); provides that the civil service department may only establish continuing eligible lists for any class of positions filled through open competitive examination (Part S); relates to employment of certain persons with disabilities (Part T); extends effectiveness of a waiver approval and income limitations on retirees employed in school districts and board of cooperative educational services (Part V); allows participating employers of the New York state and local retirement system to withdraw from the contribution stabilization program (Part W); moves the special accidental death benefit appropriation from the department of audit and control to the general fund's miscellaneous all state department and agencies; adds such benefits paid by counties (Part Y); relates to the duration of initial terms to be served by the first class of the commission on ethics and lobbying in government (Part Z); extends certain provisions relating to sales tax exemptions and real property taxes (Part AA); repeals provisions relating to county-wide shared services panels (Part BB); extends certain provisions relating to the operation and administration of the legislature (Part DD); waives state civil service exam fees between 7/1/2023 and 12/31/2025 (Part EE); provides Suffolk county certain fees generated from certain offenses and violations for the services of the Suffolk county traffic and parking violations agency (Part FF); provides for certain death benefits to correction officers, correction officer-sergeants, correction officer-captains, assistant wardens, associate wardens or wardens employed by Westchester county (Part GG); authorizes police and fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for any period of service rendered as an EMT member immediately proceeding a period of service in the uniformed force of the fire department (Part HH); provides certain death benefits to county fire marshals, supervising fire marshals, fire marshals, assistant fire marshals, assistant chief fire marshals, chief fire marshals and division supervising fire marshals employed by Nassau county (Part II); allows certain members of the New York city police pension fund to borrow from contributions (Part JJ); relates to retirement eligibility for deputy sheriffs-civil in the county of Monroe (Part KK); relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease; provides that, for certain members, any condition of impairment of health caused by a disease of the heart, resulting in disability, shall be presumptive evidence that such disability was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty and the natural and proximate result of an accident (Part LL); relates to the transfer and disposal of certain personal property of former members of the senate and assembly (Part MM); relates to reports by the director of the office of counterterrorism; requires the chief information security officer of the state office of information technology services to participate in meetings and supplement the report (Part NN); enacts the "unmarked burial site protection act"; requires the cessation of all ground disturbing activities upon the discovery of a burial ground, human remains or funerary objects; requires the reporting of such discovery to the local coroner; provides that if such remains are more than 50 years old, the state archaeologist shall be notified; requires state archaeologist to determine whether the remains are of Native American origin; provides that the lineal descendants or culturally affiliated group of such remains shall be notified and be given possession thereof; establishes the Native American burial site review committee to provide for notice and disposition of Native American remains; establishes criminal penalties for the violation of such provisions relating to the disturbance or failure to report the discovery of any such site, remains or objects; grants the attorney general and aggrieved parties a civil right of action for the violations of such provisions (Part OO).

Description: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2023-2024 state fiscal year; relates to the psychological testing of candidates; relates to expanding the geographic area of employment of certain police officers; relates to prisoner furloughs in certain cases and the crime of absconding therefrom; relates to correctional facilities; relates to inmate work release, furlough and leave; relates to certain provisions which impact upon expenditure of certain appropriations made by chapter 50 of the laws of 1994 enacting the state operations budget; relates to taxes, surcharges, fees and funding; relates to prison and jail housing and alternatives to detention and incarceration programs; relates to taxes; extends the expiration of the mandatory surcharge and victim assistance fee; relates to the ignition interlock device program; extends the expiration date of the merit provisions; relates to prisoner litigation reform and extending the expiration of the inmate filing fee provisions of the civil practice law and rules and general filing fee provision and inmate property claims exhaustion requirement of the court of claims act of such chapter; constitutes the family protection and domestic violence intervention act of 1994; relates to extending the expiration of certain provisions requiring the arrest of certain persons engaged in family violence; relates to the use of closed-circuit television and other protective measures for certain child witnesses; extends provisions enacting the sentencing reform act of 1995; relates to electronic court appearance in certain counties; relates to enacting the interstate compact for adult offender supervision; relates to limiting the closing of certain correctional facilities; provides for the custody by the department of correctional services of inmates serving definite sentences; provides for custody of federal prisoners; requires the closing of certain correctional facilities; relates to military funds of the organized militia; relates to providing for community treatment facilities and establishing the crime of absconding from the community treatment facility; relates to the pre-criminal proceeding settlements in the City of New York (Part A); relates to criminal possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun in a sensitive or restricted location; exempts certain law enforcement and military officers from certain vehicle gun storage requirements (Part F); relates to establishing a hazard mitigation revolving loan fund (Part G); authorizes the payment of a training stipend to volunteer firefighters by a volunteer fire company and the office of fire prevention and control (Part H); expands eligibility for World Trade Center death and disability benefits for members of New York's organized militia (Part J); extends certain provisions relating to liquidator's permits and temporary retail permits (Part O); extends provisions of law relating to the state commission on the restoration of the capitol until April 1, 2028 (Part Q); relates to the submission of electronic bids for state procurement purposes (Part R); provides that the civil service department may only establish continuing eligible lists for any class of positions filled through open competitive examination (Part S); relates to employment of certain persons with disabilities (Part T); extends effectiveness of a waiver approval and income limitations on retirees employed in school districts and board of cooperative educational services (Part V); allows participating employers of the New York state and local retirement system to withdraw from the contribution stabilization program (Part W); moves the special accidental death benefit appropriation from the department of audit and control to the general fund's miscellaneous all state department and agencies; adds such benefits paid by counties (Part Y); relates to the duration of initial terms to be served by the first class of the commission on ethics and lobbying in government (Part Z); extends certain provisions relating to sales tax exemptions and real property taxes (Part AA); repeals provisions relating to county-wide shared services panels (Part BB); extends certain provisions relating to the operation and administration of the legislature (Part DD); waives state civil service exam fees between 7/1/2023 and 12/31/2025 (Part EE); provides Suffolk county certain fees generated from certain offenses and violations for the services of the Suffolk county traffic and parking violations agency (Part FF); provides for certain death benefits to correction officers, correction officer-sergeants, correction officer-captains, assistant wardens, associate wardens or wardens employed by Westchester county (Part GG); authorizes police and fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for any period of service rendered as an EMT member immediately proceeding a period of service in the uniformed force of the fire department (Part HH); provides certain death benefits to county fire marshals, supervising fire marshals, fire marshals, assistant fire marshals, assistant chief fire marshals, chief fire marshals and division supervising fire marshals employed by Nassau county (Part II); allows certain members of the New York city police pension fund to borrow from contributions (Part JJ); relates to retirement eligibility for deputy sheriffs-civil in the county of Monroe (Part KK); relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease; provides that, for certain members, any condition of impairment of health caused by a disease of the heart, resulting in disability, shall be presumptive evidence that such disability was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty and the natural and proximate result of an accident (Part LL); relates to the transfer and disposal of certain personal property of former members of the senate and assembly (Part MM); relates to reports by the director of the office of counterterrorism; requires the chief information security officer of the state office of information technology services to participate in meetings and supplement the report (Part NN); enacts the "unmarked burial site protection act"; requires the cessation of all ground disturbing activities upon the discovery of a burial ground, human remains or funerary objects; requires the reporting of such discovery to the local coroner; provides that if such remains are more than 50 years old, the state archaeologist shall be notified; requires state archaeologist to determine whether the remains are of Native American origin; provides that the lineal descendants or culturally affiliated group of such remains shall be notified and be given possession thereof; establishes the Native American burial site review committee to provide for notice and disposition of Native American remains; establishes criminal penalties for the violation of such provisions relating to the disturbance or failure to report the discovery of any such site, remains or objects; grants the attorney general and aggrieved parties a civil right of action for the violations of such provisions (Part OO).

Last Action: signed chap.55

Last Action Date: May 3, 2023

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Tennessee HB1562

Title: AN ACT to amend Chapter 272 of the Acts of 1901; as amended and rewritten by Chapter 115 of the Private Acts of 2006; as amended by Chapter 13 of the Private Acts of 2015 and Chapter 42 of the Private Acts of 2022; and any other acts amendatory thereto, relative to the Town of Petersburg.

Description: Subject to local approval, makes changes to the duties of the mayor; reduces the term of the mayor and vice mayor from four years to two; provides a method to fill vacancies on the board if the vacancies cause the board to lack a quorum; authorizes the board to set the salary of the board members by ordinance; revises the powers of the city; authorizes the appointment of a treasurer and town administrator; requires the town judge to be a licensed attorney. - Amends Chapter 272 of the Acts of 1901; as amended and rewritten.

Last Action: Pr. Ch. 19

Last Action Date: May 24, 2023

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Tennessee HB1444

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 55, relative to criminal law.

Description: As introduced, authorizes a handgun permit holder to notify the department of safety of a change of address through electronic means. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 55.

Last Action: Signed by Governor.

Last Action Date: May 11, 2023

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Tennessee SB0515

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39, Chapter 17, relative to firearms.

Description: As enacted, expands employees allowed to carry a handgun on property owned, operated, or controlled by a public institution of higher education to include retired law enforcement officers who retired in good standing with 20 years of service and are employed on a part-time basis by a public institution of higher education. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

Last Action: Effective date(s) 07/01/2023

Last Action Date: April 18, 2023

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Texas SB1236

Title: Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream; providing a penalty.

Description: Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream; providing a penalty.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/23

Last Action Date: June 18, 2023

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Texas SB599

Title: Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by a district or county clerk and the issuance of a handgun license to a district or county clerk.

Description: Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by a district or county clerk and the issuance of a handgun license to a district or county clerk.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/23

Last Action Date: June 18, 2023

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Texas HB4123

Title: Relating to access to and use of certain criminal history record information.

Description: Relating to access to and use of certain criminal history record information.

Last Action: Effective immediately

Last Action Date: June 13, 2023

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Texas HB4595

Title: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes and to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes.

Description: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes and to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/23

Last Action Date: June 12, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

Texas HB3137

Title: Relating to prohibited local regulation with respect to a firearm or air gun.

Description: Relating to prohibited local regulation with respect to a firearm or air gun.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/23

Last Action Date: June 11, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

Texas SB728

Title: Relating to the reporting of mental health and intellectual disability information with respect to certain children for purposes of a federal firearm background check.

Description: Relating to the reporting of mental health and intellectual disability information with respect to certain children for purposes of a federal firearm background check.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/23

Last Action Date: June 2, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

Texas HB1760

Title: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.

Description: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.

Last Action: Effective on 9/1/23

Last Action Date: May 24, 2023

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