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CS/CS/CS/HB 163: Weapons and Firearms

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Baxley ; Combee ; Drake ; Eagle ; Fant ; Gonzalez ; Ingram ; Mayfield ; Metz ; O'Toole ; Renner ; Smith ; Stone ; Tobia ; Trumbull ; Van Zant

Weapons and Firearms; Providing that certain persons and public entities that infringe on specified rights of an individual may be subject to liability under specified provisions and have no immunity; providing that an employer may direct an employee regarding weapons; specifying that a law enforcement officer may arrest a person for the unlicensed carrying of a concealed weapon only upon reasonable suspicion or probable cause that such a violation is being committed; providing that certain legislators may carry a concealed weapon or firearm in meetings of the Legislature, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2015 House • Filed
9/24/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 19
9/29/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 10/06/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
10/6/2015 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -HJ 157
10/9/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
10/19/2015 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 155
11/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 11/18/15, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
11/18/2015 House • CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 7 NAYS 6 -HJ 162
11/20/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
11/24/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 155
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 19
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 140
• CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 140
1/26/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/28/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/28/2016 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 4 -HJ 317
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 316
• CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 310
1/29/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
2/2/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 351
• Amendment(s) adopted (333043, 354821, 436295, 456793, 471769, 551347, 907729) -HJ 351
• Amendment(s) failed (100077, 212899, 459629, 462803, 521399, 802579, 969003) -HJ 351
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/3/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 377
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 80 NAYS 38 -HJ 377
2/10/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 349
• Received -SJ 349
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice