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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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Alabama SB308

Title: Concealed carry permits, statewide standardized issuance and information management, lifetime carry permits created, firearms prohibited person database created, recreation, appeal process provided, operation by Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Sec. 13A-11-75.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-70, 13A-11-75, 22-52-10.1 am'd.

Description: Concealed carry permits, statewide standardized issuance and information management, lifetime carry permits created, firearms prohibited person database created, recreation, appeal process provided, operation by Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Sec. 13A-11-75.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-70, 13A-11-75, 22-52-10.1 am'd.

Last Action: Assigned Act No. 2021-246.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Alabama HB513

Title: Chilton Co., sheriff authorized to sell certain abandoned, unclaimed, or stolen property and firearms, notice, record keeping requirement, distribution of funds for law enforcement purposes

Description: Chilton Co., sheriff authorized to sell certain abandoned, unclaimed, or stolen property and firearms, notice, record keeping requirement, distribution of funds for law enforcement purposes

Last Action: Delivered to Governor on April 6, 2021 at 4:14 p.m. on April 6, 2021.

Last Action Date: April 6, 2021

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Arkansas SB573

Title: Concerning Places Where A Person May Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun With A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning Places Where A Person May Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun With A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that SB573 is now Act 1024

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021

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Arkansas SB467

Title: Permitting An Emergency Medical Technician To Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun Without A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Permitting An Emergency Medical Technician To Possess And Carry A Concealed Handgun Without A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that SB467 is now Act 948

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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Arkansas HB1957

Title: Concerning The Enforcement Of Federal Firearm Bans Within The State Of Arkansas; And Concerning State Constitutional Rights.

Description: Concerning The Enforcement Of Federal Firearm Bans Within The State Of Arkansas; And Concerning State Constitutional Rights.

Last Action: Notification that HB1957 is now Act 1012

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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Arkansas HB1898

Title: To Define "vehicle" As An Extension Of A Person's Home; And To Define The Term "journey" Across All Applicable Laws.

Description: To Define "vehicle" As An Extension Of A Person's Home; And To Define The Term "journey" Across All Applicable Laws.

Last Action: Notification that HB1898 is now Act 956

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

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Arkansas SB59

Title: To Be Known As The "intrastate Firearms Protection Act"; And To Prevent The United States Government From Regulating The Manufacture, Assembly, And Trade Of Firearms And Ammunition Within The Borders Of Arkansas.

Description: To Be Known As The "intrastate Firearms Protection Act"; And To Prevent The United States Government From Regulating The Manufacture, Assembly, And Trade Of Firearms And Ammunition Within The Borders Of Arkansas.

Last Action: Notification that SB59 is now Act 872

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

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Arkansas SB171

Title: Concerning The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Waive Fees For Military Veterans And Active United States Military Personnel.

Description: Concerning The Fees For A License To Carry A Concealed Handgun; And To Waive Fees For Military Veterans And Active United States Military Personnel.

Last Action: Notification that SB171 is now Act 888

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

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Arkansas HB1390

Title: To Establish Arkansas As A Second Amendment Sanctuary State; Concerning The Rights Of A Person Who Possesses A Firearm; And To Require Ratification To Recognize Federal Firearms Laws.

Description: To Establish Arkansas As A Second Amendment Sanctuary State; Concerning The Rights Of A Person Who Possesses A Firearm; And To Require Ratification To Recognize Federal Firearms Laws.

Last Action: Correctly enrolled and ordered transmitted to the Governor's Office.

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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Arkansas SB555

Title: Concerning The Possession Or Storage Of A Person's Firearm When A Person Leaves His Or Her Firearm Inside Of His Or Her Car In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Description: Concerning The Possession Or Storage Of A Person's Firearm When A Person Leaves His Or Her Firearm Inside Of His Or Her Car In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Last Action: Notification that SB555 is now Act 809

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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Arkansas HB1327

Title: Concerning A Current Or Former Judge's Ability To Lawfully Carry A Handgun Where Carrying A Handgun Would Otherwise Be Prohibited.

Description: Concerning A Current Or Former Judge's Ability To Lawfully Carry A Handgun Where Carrying A Handgun Would Otherwise Be Prohibited.

Last Action: Notification that HB1327 is now Act 766

Last Action Date: April 19, 2021

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Arkansas HB1593

Title: Concerning Retired Prosecuting Attorneys Carrying A Concealed Handgun.

Description: Concerning Retired Prosecuting Attorneys Carrying A Concealed Handgun.

Last Action: Notification that HB1593 is now Act 710

Last Action Date: April 14, 2021

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Arkansas SB306

Title: Permitting A Concealed Handgun Licensee To Carry A Concealed Handgun In A Municipally Owned Or Maintained Park.

Description: Permitting A Concealed Handgun Licensee To Carry A Concealed Handgun In A Municipally Owned Or Maintained Park.

Last Action: Notification that SB306 is now Act 638

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas HB1598

Title: To Amend § 5-73-122; And Concerning The Definition Of "facility" As It Is Used In Regard To The Possession Of A Firearm.

Description: To Amend § 5-73-122; And Concerning The Definition Of "facility" As It Is Used In Regard To The Possession Of A Firearm.

Last Action: Notification that HB1598 is now Act 693

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas SB417

Title: Permitting A Person Convicted Of An Antitrust Violation Or Other Unlawful Business Practice To Lawfully Possess A Firearm Under State Law.

Description: Permitting A Person Convicted Of An Antitrust Violation Or Other Unlawful Business Practice To Lawfully Possess A Firearm Under State Law.

Last Action: Notification that SB417 is now Act 631

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Arkansas SB161

Title: To Allow A Public School Or A Public School District To Offer A Hunting Safety Course As Part Of Its Curriculum.

Description: To Allow A Public School Or A Public School District To Offer A Hunting Safety Course As Part Of Its Curriculum.

Last Action: Notification that SB161 is now Act 536

Last Action Date: April 5, 2021

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Arkansas SB357

Title: Repealing A Statute Prohibiting The Possession Of A Firearm In Certain Locations; And Making Technical Corrections.

Description: Repealing A Statute Prohibiting The Possession Of A Firearm In Certain Locations; And Making Technical Corrections.

Last Action: Notification that SB357 is now Act 433

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

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Arizona HB2570

Title: Licenses; pandemics; revocation prohibition

Description: Licenses; pandemics; revocation prohibition

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor

Last Action Date: May 13, 2021

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Arizona SB1382

Title: Essential businesses; civil actions; ammunition

Description: Essential businesses; civil actions; ammunition

Last Action: Chapter 348

Last Action Date: May 7, 2021

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Florida S2006

Title: Emergency Management

Description: Authorizing the Legislative Budget Commission to convene to transfer certain funds to the Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund; requiring that the state comprehensive emergency management plan provide for certain public health emergency communications and include the Department of Health's public health emergency plan; redefining the term "essentials" to include personal protective equipment used during public health emergencies; specifying requirements for the purpose and scope of emergency orders; authorizing the Governor to invalidate certain emergency orders; revising the duties of the State Health Officer during a declared public health emergency, etc.

Last Action: Chapter No. 2021-8

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

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Hawaii HB891

Title: Relating To Electric Guns.

Description: Regulates the sale and use of electric guns and cartridges. Repeals the prohibition on the possession, sale, offer for sale, give, lend, or delivery of any electric gun. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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Hawaii HB1366

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Amends the class C felony offense of manufacturing, purchasing, or obtaining firearm parts to assemble a firearm having no serial number to also prohibit possession of those firearm parts. Amends Act 74, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, to repeal language that specified the prospective application of that Act. Effective 1/1/2022. (HD1)

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Hawaii HB31

Title: Relating To Firearms.

Description: Raises the maximum age of minors for which safe storage of firearms is required from sixteen to eighteen years.

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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Idaho S1205

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the prohibition of regulation of certain firearms and to prohibit certain regulation of firearms.

Description: FIREARMS -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the prohibition of regulation of certain firearms and to prohibit certain regulation of firearms.

Last Action: Session Law Chapter 329 Effective: Retroactive to 01/20/2021

Last Action Date: May 10, 2021

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Idaho S1136

Title: Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the authority of the Governor during a state of extreme peril and to provide that the Governor may not alter, adjust, or suspend any provision of Idaho Code in certain instances.

Description: MARTIAL LAW -- Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the authority of the Governor during a state of extreme peril and to provide that the Governor may not alter, adjust, or suspend any provision of Idaho Code in certain instances.

Last Action: Filed in Office of Secretary of Senate

Last Action Date: April 16, 2021

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Kansas SB273

Title: House Substitute for Substitute for SB 273 by Committee on Judiciary - Enacting the COVID-19 small business relief act to provide funds for impacted small businesses, create the COVID-19 small business relief fund of the legislative coordinating council and the COVID-19 small business relief claims board, require certain counties to establish and administer a county COVID-19 small business relief fund and certain cities to establish and administer a city COVID-19 small business relief fund, require a study by the legislative division of post audit and prohibit compensation for intangible losses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency under the Kansas emergency management act.

Description: House Substitute for Substitute for SB 273 by Committee on Judiciary - Enacting the COVID-19 small business relief act to provide funds for impacted small businesses, create the COVID-19 small business relief fund of the legislative coordinating council and the COVID-19 small business relief claims board, require certain counties to establish and administer a county COVID-19 small business relief fund and certain cities to establish and administer a city COVID-19 small business relief fund, require a study by the legislative division of post audit and prohibit compensation for intangible losses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency under the Kansas emergency management act.

Last Action: Senate Enrolled and presented to Governor on Friday, May 14, 2021

Last Action Date: May 26, 2021

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Montana SB278

Title: Generally revise civil liability law

Description: Generally revise civil liability law

Last Action: (S) Transmitted to Governor

Last Action Date: May 4, 2021

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Montana SB223

Title: Generally revise weapons laws for retired law enforcement

Description: Generally revise weapons laws for retired law enforcement

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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Montana SB283

Title: Generally revise laws regarding firearms on school grounds

Description: Generally revise laws regarding firearms on school grounds

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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North Dakota 1035

Title: The Uniform Juvenile Court Act; to provide a penalty; to provide an appropriation; to provide a legislative management report; and to provide an effective date.

Description: AN ACT to create and enact chapters 27-20.2, 27-20.3, and 27-20.4 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the Juvenile Court Act; to amend and reenact subsection 16 of section 11-16-01, section 12.1-32-15, subsections 1 and 3 of section 12.1-41-12, subsection 2 of section 14-02.1-03.1, subsection 2 of section 14-02.1-08, subdivision c of subsection 2 of section 14-07.1-18, section 14-15-11, subsections 1 and 2 of section 15.1-09-33.4, sections 15.1-19-15, 20.1-13.1-01, 20.1-15-01, 26.1-36-20, and 26.1-40-11.1, subsection 2 of section 27-05-30, section 27-20.1-01, paragraph 4 of subdivision n of subsection 2 of section 27-20.1-06, subsection 1 of section 27-20.1-10, subdivision d of subsection 1 of section 27-20.1-11, subsection 3 of section 27-20.1-11, subsection 2 of section 27-20.1-17, section 27-20.1-22, section 27-20.3-05 as created by section 23 of this Act, section 27-20.4-06 as created by section 25 of this Act, subsections 2 and 3 of section 27-21-02, subsection 3 of section 27-21-02.1, section 27-21-09, subsections 2 and 5 of section 27-21-12, section 30.1-27-02, subsection 3 of section 30.1-27-06, section 39-06-32.1, subsection 2 of section 39-20-01, section 39-24.1-01, subsection 5 of section 50-06-05.1, subdivision a of subsection 4 of section 50-06-43.2, subsection 1 of section 50-11.3-01, sections 50-25.1-02 and 50-25.1-06, subsection 4 of section 50-25.1-15, subsection 2 of section 54-12-34, and sections 54-23.4-17 and 62.1-02-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to juvenile justice; to repeal chapter 27-20 and section 27-21-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the Uniform Juvenile Court Act; to provide a penalty; to provide an appropriation; to provide a legislative management report; and to provide an effective date.

Last Action: Signed by Governor 04/28

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

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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 2021-2022 state fiscal year; relates to various criminal justice and public safety programs (Part A); relates to the administration of certain grant funds to and by the office for the prevention of domestic violence (Part B); provides for compliance with executive order two hundred three (Part L); relates to the closure of correctional facilities (Part M); extends the authorization of the recruitment incentive and retention program for certain active members of the New York army national guard, New York air national guard, and New York naval militia (Part P); enacts the "New York Medical Supplies Act" (Part BB); relates to bonds, notes, and revenues (Part RR); relates to the procurement process and procurement contracts (Part SS); provides for compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment of members of the agency police services unit; implements an agreement or interest arbitration award between the state and the employee organization representing the members of the agency police services unit; makes an appropriation for the purpose of effectuating certain provisions thereof (Part VV); authorizes an exemption for class one capital improvements to residential buildings and certain new construction in a special assessing unit that is not a city (Part WW); relates to funding of local government entities by the urban development corporation, and to the effectiveness of such provisions related to certain local governments (Part XX); extends the authorization of provisions regarding procurements by the New York city transit authority and metropolitan transportation authority (Part YY); establishes a deer hunting pilot program (Part ZZ); authorizes the grant of certain easements to Alle-Catt Wind Energy LLC on a proportion of real property within the Farmersville State Forest, Swift Hill State Forest, and Lost Nation State Forest (Part AAA); makes technical amendments related to the office of renewable energy siting; establishes the farmland protection working group (Part BBB); relates to infrastructure projects relating to clean vehicle projects (Part CCC); relates to the clean energy resources development and incentives program (Part DDD).

Description: Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; relates to various criminal justice and public safety programs (Part A); relates to the administration of certain grant funds to and by the office for the prevention of domestic violence (Part B); provides for compliance with executive order two hundred three (Part L); relates to the closure of correctional facilities (Part M); extends the authorization of the recruitment incentive and retention program for certain active members of the New York army national guard, New York air national guard, and New York naval militia (Part P); enacts the "New York Medical Supplies Act" (Part BB); relates to bonds, notes, and revenues (Part RR); relates to the procurement process and procurement contracts (Part SS); provides for compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment of members of the agency police services unit; implements an agreement or interest arbitration award between the state and the employee organization representing the members of the agency police services unit; makes an appropriation for the purpose of effectuating certain provisions thereof (Part VV); authorizes an exemption for class one capital improvements to residential buildings and certain new construction in a special assessing unit that is not a city (Part WW); relates to funding of local government entities by the urban development corporation, and to the effectiveness of such provisions related to certain local governments (Part XX); extends the authorization of provisions regarding procurements by the New York city transit authority and metropolitan transportation authority (Part YY); establishes a deer hunting pilot program (Part ZZ); authorizes the grant of certain easements to Alle-Catt Wind Energy LLC on a proportion of real property within the Farmersville State Forest, Swift Hill State Forest, and Lost Nation State Forest (Part AAA); makes technical amendments related to the office of renewable energy siting; establishes the farmland protection working group (Part BBB); relates to infrastructure projects relating to clean vehicle projects (Part CCC); relates to the clean energy resources development and incentives program (Part DDD).

Last Action: signed chap.55

Last Action Date: April 19, 2021

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Tennessee HB0902

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70, relative to weapons.

Description: As introduced, authorizes the department of safety to provide its annual report on handgun carry permits to the members of the general assembly electronically. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70.

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor for his action.

Last Action Date: May 14, 2021

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Tennessee HB1171

Title: AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 29; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40, relative to firearms.

Description: As introduced, extends the validity of temporary handgun carry permits issued to persons who have been granted an order of protection from 60 calendar days from the date of issuance to 90 calendar days from the date of issuance. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.

Last Action: Transmitted to Governor for his action.

Last Action Date: May 14, 2021

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Texas SCR20

Title: Recognizing the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official handgun of the State of Texas.

Description: Recognizing the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official handgun of the State of Texas.

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: May 12, 2021

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Virginia HB2081

Title: Polling places; prohibited activities, unlawful possession of a firearm, penalty.

Description: Polling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hour after its use as a polling place, except for (i) a qualified law-enforcement officer or retired law-enforcement officer, (ii) any person occupying his own private property that falls within 40 feet of the polling place, or (iii) a licensed armed security officer whose employment or performance of his duties occurs within 40 feet of the polling place. The bill further provides that no person shall knowingly possess a firearm within 40 feet of a meeting place for the local electoral board while the electoral board meets to ascertain the results of an election or any place used as the setting for a recount. A violation of the provisions of the bill is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Last Action: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

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