HB 957: Weapons and Firearms
GENERAL BILL by Geller
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.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
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5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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
HB 957, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/23/2017 at 9:39 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 648 Weapons and Firearms Book Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Criminal Justice
Citations - Statutes (5)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 409.175 Licensure of family foster homes, residential child-caring agencies, and child-placing agencies; public records exemption. Page 26 (pdf) 790.115 Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 2 (pdf) 790.174 Safe storage of firearms required. Page 6 (pdf) 790.22 Use of BB guns, air or gas-operated guns, or electric weapons or devices by minor under 16; limitation; possession of firearms by minor under 18 prohibited; penalties. Page 7 (pdf) 921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 8 (pdf)
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