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HB 957: Weapons and Firearms


Weapons and Firearms; Increases penalties for person who exhibits weapon in certain way in presence of one or more persons on or near school; increases penalties for person who stores or leaves loaded firearm within reach of minor who commits specified violations; increases penalties for person who discharges weapon or firearm in violation of specified provision or fails to store or leave firearm in specified manner; prohibits discharge of firearm obtained by minor if person violates certain provisions; prohibits acts by adult resulting in child exhibiting weapon in certain way or discharging firearm.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2017 House • Filed
3/1/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 105
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 105
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee