Firearms Bills in the 133rd General Assembly

Bills We Support

HB 49 VOTER ID (GREENSPAN, D.)
To specify that a concealed handgun license qualifies as photo identification for voting purposes.

HB 86 FIREARMS (PLUMMER, P.)
***PASSED***
To correct a drafting error in the definition of "dangerous ordnance" that resulted from Am. Sub. H.B. 228 of the 132nd General Assembly and to declare an emergency.

HB 156 HANDGUNS (SCHAFFER, T.)
To grant civil immunity to nonprofit corporations and persons associated with them for certain injuries, deaths, or losses resulting from the carrying of handguns.
***This is the House version. See the related Senate bill below.***

HB 174 CONCEALED WEAPONS (HOOD, R., BRINKMAN, T.)
***INACTIVE - This bill was revised to HB 178 below.***
To modify the Weapons Law by renaming a concealed handgun license as a concealed weapons license, allowing a concealed weapons licensee to carry concealed all deadly weapons not otherwise prohibited by law, repealing a notice requirement applicable to licensees stopped for a law enforcement purpose, authorizing expungement of convictions of a violation of that requirement, allowing a person age 21 or older and not prohibited by federal law from firearm possession to carry a concealed deadly weapon without needing a license subject to the same carrying laws as a licensee, and correcting the definition of dangerous ordnance mistakenly resulting from Am. Sub. H.B. 228 of the 132nd General Assembly.

HB 178 CONCEALED WEAPONS (HOOD, R., BRINKMAN, T.)
To modify the Weapons Law by renaming a concealed handgun license as a concealed weapons license, allowing a concealed weapons licensee to carry concealed all deadly weapons not otherwise prohibited by law, repealing a notice requirement applicable to licensees stopped for a law enforcement purpose, authorizing expungement of convictions of a violation of that requirement, and allowing a person age 21 or older and not prohibited by federal law from firearm possession to carry a concealed deadly weapon without needing a license subject to the same carrying laws as a licensee.

HB 248 ANTIQUE FIREARMS (POWELL, J., SMITH, T.)
To exempt certain antique firearms from the prohibitions against having weapons while under disability and unlawful transactions in weapons.

SB 175 CIVIL IMMUNITY (SCHAFFER, T.)
***This is the Senate version. See the related House bill above.***
To grant civil immunity to nonprofit corporations and persons associated with them for certain injuries, deaths, or losses resulting from the carrying of handguns.

Bills We Oppose

HB 240 FIREARM STORAGE (KELLY, B., MIRANDA, J.)
To prohibit negligent storage of a firearm and to provide criminal penalties if a minor gains access to an improperly stored firearm.

SB 19 PROTECTION ORDERS (WILLIAMS, S.)
To enact the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act to allow family members, household members, and law enforcement officers to obtain a court order that temporarily restricts a person's access to firearms if that person poses a danger to themselves or others.

SB 62 FIREARM MODIFICATIONS (THOMAS, C.)
To prohibit certain conduct regarding trigger cranks, bump-fire devices, and other items that accelerate a semi-automatic firearm's rate of fire but do not convert it into an automatic firearm.

SB 63 FIREARM TRANSFERS (THOMAS, C.)
To require a firearm transfer to be made through a dealer, through a law enforcement agency, or pursuant to a specified exception, and to require a background check when a firearm is transferred.

SB 64 FIREARM PURCHASES (THOMAS, C.)
To raise the minimum age to purchase a firearm to age 21 and to increase the penalty for improperly furnishing firearms to an underage person.

SB 65 GUN SHOWS (THOMAS, C.)
To regulate the transfer of firearms at a gun show.

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