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SB 1562: Exceptions to Requirements for the Purchase and Sale of Firearms


Exceptions to Requirements for the Purchase and Sale of Firearms; Defining the term “holder of a concealed weapons permit” and revising the definition of the term “law enforcement officer”; exempting holders of a concealed weapons permit from specified county waiting period requirements when purchasing a firearm, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/28/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 205
    3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 205
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 1562, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2019 at 4:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Exceptions to Requirements for the Purchase and Sale of Firearms Clemons, Byrd Identical Last Action: 3/5/2019 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 67

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    790.001 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.0655 Purchase and delivery of firearms; mandatory waiting period; exceptions; penalties. Page 3 (pdf)
    790.0656 Page 3 (pdf)
    790.115 Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.145 Crimes in pharmacies; possession of weapons; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    810.095 Trespass on school property with firearm or other weapon prohibited. Page 6 (pdf)
    921.0024 Criminal Punishment Code; worksheet computations; scoresheets. Page 7 (pdf)

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