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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 163, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/2/2016 at 11:44 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 4031 Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms Steube Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 300 (c1) Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/3/2016 7:28 PM House 80 Yeas - 38 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    790.0015 Page 2 (pdf)
    790.0016 Page 3 (pdf)
    790.02 Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm. Page 6 (pdf)
    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 163, Committee Substitute 3 Posted 1/28/2016 at 4:09 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 300 (c1) Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Floor Amendments (44)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    551347 - Amendment
    Remove line 34 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    1:35 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    481751 - Amendment
    Remove line 40 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    1:35 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    986841 - Amendment
    Remove line 49 and insert:
    Murphy 2/1/2016
    1:57 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 423313 - Substitute Amendment (986841)
    Remove line 49 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:43 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    764765 - Amendment
    Between lines 54 and 55, insert:
    Murphy 2/1/2016
    1:58 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 388549 - Substitute Amendment (764765)
    Between lines 54 and 55, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:44 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    456793 - Amendment
    Remove lines 78-90 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    1:35 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    100077 - Amendment
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 184489 - Substitute Amendment (100077)
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:55 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    969003 - Amendment
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 911419 - Substitute Amendment (969003)
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:54 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    462803 - Amendment
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 774241 - Substitute Amendment (462803)
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:55 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    212899 - Amendment
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 789857 - Substitute Amendment (212899)
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:55 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    459629 - Amendment
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 166263 - Substitute Amendment (459629)
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:31 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 842127 - Substitute Amendment (459629)
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:58 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    521399 - Amendment
    Remove line 95 and insert:
    Murphy 2/1/2016
    1:58 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 103325 - Substitute Amendment (521399)
    Remove line 95 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:41 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    333043 - Amendment
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Wood 2/1/2016
    11:01 AM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    827979 - Amendment
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Murphy 2/1/2016
    1:58 PM
    House: Superseded by Substitute
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 436295 - Substitute Amendment (827979)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:51 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    480649 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/1/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 903939 - Amendment to Amendment (480649)
    Remove lines 8-9 of the amendment and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    4:44 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/1/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 588985 - Substitute Amendment (480649)
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    3:21 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/1/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 855853 - Substitute Amendment (480649)
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:46 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/1/2016
    PDF
    277363 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Superseded by Substitute
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 301111 - Amendment to Amendment (277363)
    Remove line 5 of the amendment and insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    4:44 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 907729 - Substitute Amendment (277363)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:40 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 568149 - Substitute Amendment (277363)
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    3:24 PM
    House: No Action
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    612719 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Superseded by Substitute
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 471769 - Substitute Amendment (612719)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:39 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    552779 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 107939 - Substitute Amendment (552779)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:39 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    234715 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:47 PM
    House: Superseded by Substitute
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 354821 - Substitute Amendment (234715)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:39 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    805769 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:49 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 295273 - Substitute Amendment (805769)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:38 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    883001 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Moskowitz 2/1/2016
    1:49 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 840213 - Substitute Amendment (883001)
    Between lines 104 and 105, insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:37 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    802579 - Amendment
    Remove line 122 and insert:
    Geller 2/1/2016
    12:32 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 033617 - Amendment to Amendment (802579)
    Remove line 22 of the amendment and insert:
    Geller 2/1/2016
    4:14 PM
    House: Failed
    2/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 396489 - Substitute Amendment (802579)
    Remove line 122 and insert:
    Gaetz 2/1/2016
    4:49 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/2/2016
    PDF

    Floor Votes (9)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/2/2016 8:33 PM House - Amendment 100077 113 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/2/2016 8:34 PM House - Amendment 100077 36 Yeas - 78 Nays
    2/2/2016 8:36 PM House - Amendment 969003 36 Yeas - 78 Nays
    2/2/2016 8:41 PM House - Amendment 462803 32 Yeas - 81 Nays
    2/2/2016 8:45 PM House - Amendment 212899 38 Yeas - 77 Nays
    2/2/2016 8:46 PM House - Amendment 459629 37 Yeas - 79 Nays
    2/2/2016 8:57 PM House - Amendment 333043 72 Yeas - 43 Nays
    2/2/2016 9:08 PM House - Amendment 471769 116 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/2/2016 9:15 PM House - Amendment 802579 35 Yeas - 80 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    790.0015 Page 2 (pdf)
    790.0016 Page 3 (pdf)
    790.02 Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause. Page 3 (pdf)
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 3 (pdf)
    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 163, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 11/20/2015 at 10:06 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/28/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 300 (c1) Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Committee Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    736117 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Gaetz 1/27/2016
    5:53 PM
    Adopted
    1/28/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 628427 - Amendment to Amendment (736117)
    Remove lines 8-19 of the amendment and insert:
    Wood 1/28/2016
    12:34 PM
    Failed to Adopt
    1/28/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 462659 - Amendment to Amendment (736117)
    Remove line 16 of the amendment and insert:
    Moskowitz 1/28/2016
    12:36 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/28/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 260353 - Amendment to Amendment (736117)
    Between lines 82 and 83 of the amendment, insert:
    Wood 1/28/2016
    12:35 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/28/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 354865 - Substitute Amendment (736117)
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Kerner 1/27/2016
    6:14 PM
    Failed to Adopt
    1/28/2016
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    776.00111 Page 2 (pdf)
    790.0015 Page 2 (pdf)
    790.0016 Page 3 (pdf)
    790.02 Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 163, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 10/9/2015 at 10:44 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Justice Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 11/20/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 300 (c1) Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    535431 - Amendment
    Remove lines 37-45 and insert:
    Gaetz 11/17/2015
    2:33 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    11/18/2015
    PDF
    933109 - Amendment
    Between lines 45 and 46, insert:
    Gaetz 11/17/2015
    4:23 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    11/18/2015
    PDF
    hierarchy 780153 - Amendment to Amendment (933109)
    Remove line 14 of the amendment and insert:
    Rodriguez, J. 11/18/2015
    3:49 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    11/18/2015
    PDF
    556907 - Amendment
    Remove line 59 and insert:
    Gaetz 11/17/2015
    2:39 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    11/18/2015
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    776.00111 Page 2 (pdf)
    790.0015 Page 2 (pdf)
    790.02 Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 3 (pdf)
    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • HB 163, Original Filed Version Posted 9/14/2015 at 3:00 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 10/8/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 300 Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Identical Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    538123 - Amendment
    Remove lines 29-95 and insert:
    Gaetz 10/5/2015
    5:52 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    10/6/2015
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    776.00111 Page 1 (pdf)
    790.02 Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 3 (pdf)

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