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Gun 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 HB1895

Title: Concerning The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Inside A Courthouse.

Description: Concerning The Concealed Carry Of A Handgun By A Concealed Carry Licensee Inside A Courthouse.

Last Action: Notification that HB1895 is now Act 1090

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

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Arkansas HB2020

Title: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Concealed Handgun; And To Amend ยง 5-73-122.

Description: Concerning The Carrying And Possession Of A Concealed Handgun; And To Amend ยง 5-73-122.

Last Action: Notification that HB2020 is now Act 1087

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Arkansas HB2110

Title: Concerning The Requirements For A Concealed Handgun License For A Current Or Former Member Of The United States Armed Forces; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Description: Concerning The Requirements For A Concealed Handgun License For A Current Or Former Member Of The United States Armed Forces; And Concerning Concealed Handguns.

Last Action: Notification that HB2110 is now Act 1017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Arkansas SB37

Title: Permitting A Concealed Carry Licensee To Possess A Concealed Handgun In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Description: Permitting A Concealed Carry Licensee To Possess A Concealed Handgun In His Or Her Employer's Parking Lot.

Last Action: Notification that SB37 is now Act 1071

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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Arkansas HB1367

Title: Concerning An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Or A Retired Law Enforcement Officer Carrying A Concealed Handgun; And Concerning Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Description: Concerning An Auxiliary Law Enforcement Or A Retired Law Enforcement Officer Carrying A Concealed Handgun; And Concerning Retired Law Enforcement Officers.

Last Action: Notification that HB1367 is now Act 957

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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Arkansas HB1320

Title: To Make Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code Concerning Criminal Offenses And The Criminal Law.

Description: To Make Technical Corrections To Title 5 Of The Arkansas Code Concerning Criminal Offenses And The Criminal Law.

Last Action: Notification that HB1320 is now Act 333

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

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Georgia SB104

Title: Kidnapping, False Imprisonment and Related Offenses; human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; require posting

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to kidnapping, false imprisonment, and related offenses, so as to require the posting of the human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to require government entities to have a hyperlink to the human trafficking hotline model notice on their websites; to delete the sunset provision; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: Senate Sent to Governor

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Georgia HB280

Title: Firearms; license holders; carrying and possession of certain weapons in certain buildings or real property owned or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; authorize

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to authorize the carrying and possession of handguns in certain manners by weapons carry license holders in certain buildings or on real property owned by or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; to provide for exceptions; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Sent to Governor

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Georgia HB292

Title: Firearms; laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; revise and clarify

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16, Code Section 35-3-34, and Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of issuing center, and provision of certain information to the FBI in conjunction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and general provisions regarding torts, respectively, so as to provide for, revise, and clarify laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Last Action: House Sent to Governor

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Montana HB251

Title: Remove certain items from conceal carry laws

Description: Remove certain items from conceal carry laws

Last Action: (H) Transmitted to Governor

Last Action Date: April 10, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Montana HB273

Title: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Description: Generally revise concealed weapons laws

Last Action: Chapter Number Assigned

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Oklahoma HB1428

Title: Crimes and punishments; creating Handgun Carry Military Age Exemption Act; modifying certain eligibility requirement; effective date.

Description: Crimes and punishments; creating Handgun Carry Military Age Exemption Act; modifying certain eligibility requirement; effective date.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 04/06/2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Utah HJR011

Title: Joint Resolution Calling for Reform of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Description: Joint Resolution Calling for Reform of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Last Action: House/ to Lieutenant Governor in Lieutenant Governor's office for filing

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Virginia HB1853

Title: Victims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course.

Description: Victims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course. Creates the Virginia Firearms Safety and Training for Sexual and Domestic Violence Victims Fund. The bill provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services may distribute funds from the Fund to reimburse an entity that offers a firearms safety or training course or class approved by the Department free of charge to victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, stalking, or family abuse. The Department would not be permitted to issue reimbursements in excess of the amount available in the Fund. The bill also requires that, upon the issuance of a protective order, the petitioner for the order be provided with a list of such approved courses or classes. This bill is identical to SB 1300.

Last Action: (67 affirmative votes required to override)

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Virginia SB1023

Title: Concealed handgun permits; sharing of information.

Description: Concealed handgun permits; sharing of information. Prohibits sharing of information regarding Virginia concealed handgun permits in the Virginia Criminal Information Network with law enforcement in states that do not recognize a Virginia concealed handgun permit as valid in the state. The bill requires the Department of State Police to maintain and publish online a list of states that recognize a Virginia concealed handgun permit as valid in the state. The bill does not create a private cause of action.

Last Action: Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

Virginia HB1852

Title: Concealed handguns; protective orders.

Description: Carrying concealed handguns; protective orders. Authorizes any person 21 years of age or older who is not prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm and is protected by an unexpired protective order to carry a concealed handgun for 45 days after the protective order was issued. The bill provides that if the person issued the protective order applies for a concealed handgun permit during such 45-day period, such person will be authorized to carry a concealed handgun for an additional 45 days and be given a copy of the certified application, which shall serve as a de facto concealed handgun permit. The bill requires such person to have the order or certified application and photo identification on his person when carrying a concealed handgun and to display them upon demand by a law-enforcement officer; failure to do so is punishable by a $25 civil penalty. This bill is identical to SB 1299.

Last Action: (67 affirmative votes required to override)

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

Virginia SB1315

Title: Foster care; possession of firearm.

Description: Foster care; possession of firearm. Requires that possession of any firearms or other weapons in a foster home comply with federal and state laws and that the individual providing foster care services store all firearms, other weapons, and ammunition in a locked closet or cabinet unless they are being lawfully carried on the individual's person. The bill requires that the key or combination to the locked closet or cabinet be maintained out of the reach of all children in the home.

Last Action: Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

West Virginia HB2679

Title: Relating to the possession of firearms in parks and park facilities

Description: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit county park commissions from prohibiting firearms in their facilities and to clarify that a firearm may be carried by a person for self defense in state parks, state forests and state recreational areas managed by the Department of Natural Resources, provided that such person is not otherwise prohibited from possessing firearms.

Last Action: To Governor 4/20/17 - House Journal

Last Action Date: April 9, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

West Virginia SB388

Title: Relating to dangerous weapons

Description: The purpose of this bill is to identify additional persons who may possess firearms on school property.

Last Action: To Governor 4/21/17 - House Journal

Last Action Date: April 9, 2017

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West Virginia SB230

Title: Relating to certain WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide

Description: The purpose of this bill is to require all law-enforcement agencies in this state to certify qualified law-enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms nationwide as provided by the federal Law-Enforcement Officers Safety Act, to provide statutory authority necessary to give prosecuting attorneys and assistant prosecuting attorneys the option to carry firearms for self-defense pursuant to that federal act upon completion of required training and annual background check and to require law-enforcement agencies to provide qualified retired law-enforcement officers the opportunity to be certified to carry concealed firearms nationwide, under that act.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 4/20/17 - Senate Journal

Last Action Date: April 9, 2017

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