CS/HB 779: Weapons and Firearms
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Combee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Byrd ; Drake ; Eagle ; Fischer ; Grant, M. ; Rodrigues
Weapons and Firearms; Removes statement of applicability relating to violations of carrying concealed weapon or firearm; reduces penalties applicable to person licensed to carry concealed weapon or firearm for first or second violation of specified provisions relating to openly carrying weapons; makes fine payable to clerk of court; provides that person licensed to carry concealed weapon or firearm does not violate certain provisions if firearm is temporarily & openly displayed.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 89
• Introduced -HJ 89
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 5 -HJ 372
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 365
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 389
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/23/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 459
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 459
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/17
• Read 2nd time -HJ 543
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 580
• CS passed; YEAS 80 NAYS 34 -HJ 580
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 409
• Received -SJ 409
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary
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