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CS/SB 300: Weapons and Firearms

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Gaetz

Weapons and Firearms; Providing for construction of statutes that implicate the right to bear arms or engage in self-defense; specifying that a law enforcement officer may arrest a person for the unlicensed carrying of a concealed weapon only upon probable cause that such a violation is being committed; providing that a person licensed to carry a concealed firearm or weapon may also openly carry such firearm or weapon as long as such person is in compliance with specified provisions; providing that a person or entity who infringes on specified rights of an individual may be subject to liability under specified provisions, etc.

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

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/16/2015 Senate • Filed
    10/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 25
    10/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 10/20/15, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
    10/20/2015 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 127
    10/21/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    10/23/2015 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 127
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
    • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 111
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • CS/SB 300, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/21/2015 at 8:52 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 163 (e1) Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Criminal Justice
    Location: In committee/council (CJ)

    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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  • SB 300, Original Filed Version Posted 9/16/2015 at 3:50 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 10/19/2015 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 10/20/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 163 (c1) Weapons and Firearms Gaetz Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Criminal Justice
    Location: In committee/council (CJ)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    703182 - Amendment
    Delete line 47 and insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Bradley)
    10/16/2015
    3:40 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    10/20/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    201112 - Amendment
    Between lines 75 and 76 insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Bradley)
    10/16/2015
    3:40 PM
    Temporarily Postponed
    10/20/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    10/20/2015 9:00 AM Criminal Justice 3 Yeas - 2 Nays

    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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