CS/HJR 291: Exempting Law Enforcement Officers from Handgun Purchase Waiting Period
JOINT RESOLUTION by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Hahnfeldt ; Asencio ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess ; Drake ; Fant ; Fine ; Fischer ; McClain ; Payne
Exempting Law Enforcement Officers from Handgun Purchase Waiting Period; Proposes amendments to s. 8 of Art. I & s. 5 of Art. VIII of State Constitution to exempt certain law enforcement officers from 3-day waiting period for handgun purchases under state law & criminal history records check & 3 to 5-day waiting period for firearm purchases under county ordinance.
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• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 51
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/08/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Introduced -HJ 51
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 334
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 312
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 349
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/30/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 519
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 520
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/17
• Read 2nd time -HJ 826
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 865
• Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 905
• Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 956
• Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 1029
• Read 3rd time -HJ 1080
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 1 -HJ 1081
• In Messages
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages
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