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SB 148: Weapons and Firearms


Weapons and Firearms; Deleting a statement of applicability relating to violations of carrying a concealed weapon or firearm; reducing the penalties applicable to a person licensed to carry a concealed weapon or firearm for a first or second violation of specified provisions relating to openly carrying weapons; providing that a person licensed to carry a concealed weapon or firearm does not violate certain provisions if the firearm is temporarily and openly displayed, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 1/9/2018 Senate - Introduced -SJ 17
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/15/2017 Senate • Filed
    8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 17
    11/14/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/14/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 12/05/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    12/6/2017 Senate • Unfavorable by Judiciary, laid on Table; YEAS 5 NAYS 5 -SJ 104
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17

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  • SB 148, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/15/2017 at 9:14 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 12/4/2017 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 12/5/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 39 Weapons and Firearms Eagle, White Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    12/5/2017 2:00 PM Judiciary 5 Yeas - 5 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 1 (pdf)
    790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm. Page 2 (pdf)
    943.051 Criminal justice information; collection and storage; fingerprinting. Page 3 (pdf)
    985.11 Fingerprinting and photographing. Page 4 (pdf)

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