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CS/CS/HB 1355: Purchase of Firearms by Mentally Ill Persons

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Watson, B. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Campbell ; Dudley ; Edwards ; Fitzenhagen ; Kerner ; Metz ; Pilon ; Rader ; Stafford

Purchase of Firearms by Mentally Ill Persons; Provides conditions under which person who has been voluntarily admitted to mental institution for treatment & has undergone involuntary examination under Baker Act may be prohibited from purchasing firearm; provides requirements for examining physician; provides for judicial review of certain findings; provides specified notice requirements; provides form & contents of notice; provides requirements with respect to filing of specified records with court & presentation of such records to judge or magistrate; provides lawful authority of judge or magistrate to review specified records & order that such records be submitted to FDLE; provides a timeframe for submission of records to FDLE upon order of record by judge or magistrate.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 7/1/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-249
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 129
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 213
3/15/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/19/13, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
3/19/2013 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 287
3/20/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 283
3/21/2013 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 305
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB
3/28/2013 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 385
3/29/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/1/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 383
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 382
4/15/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
4/17/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 639
• Read 3rd time -HJ 640
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 1 -HJ 640
4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 506
4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 506
4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 728
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 728
• Substituted for CS/SB 1000 -SJ 728
• Read 2nd time -SJ 728
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 798
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 798
4/30/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1030
6/17/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/28/2013 • Approved by Governor
7/1/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-249