Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for HB 55
Senate . House
Senator Farmer moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 68 and 69
5 Section 2. Section 790.0655, Florida Statutes, is amended
6 to read:
7 790.0655 Purchase and delivery of firearms
8 mandatory waiting period; exceptions; penalties.—
9 (1)(a) There shall be a mandatory 3-day waiting period,
10 which shall be 3 days, excluding weekends and legal holidays,
11 between the purchase and the delivery at retail of a firearm any
12 handgun. “Purchase” means the transfer of money or other
13 valuable consideration to the retailer. “Handgun” means a
14 firearm capable of being carried and used by one hand, such as a
15 pistol or revolver. “Retailer” means and includes every person
16 engaged in the business of making sales at retail or for
17 distribution, or use, or consumption, or storage to be used or
18 consumed in this state, as defined in s. 212.02(13).
19 (b) Records of firearm handgun sales must be available for
20 inspection by any law enforcement agency, as defined in s.
21 934.02, during normal business hours.
22 (2) The 3-day waiting period does shall not apply in the
23 following circumstances:
24 (a) When a firearm handgun is being purchased by a holder
25 of a concealed weapons permit as defined in s. 790.06.
26 (b) To a trade-in of another firearm handgun.
27 (3) It is a felony of the third degree, punishable as
28 provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084:
29 (a) For any retailer, or any employee or agent of a
30 retailer, to deliver a firearm handgun before the expiration of
31 the 3-day waiting period, subject to the exceptions provided in
32 subsection (2).
33 (b) For a purchaser to obtain delivery of a firearm handgun
34 by fraud, false pretense, or false representation.
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37 And the title is amended as follows:
38 Delete line 9
39 and insert:
40 department may be made by electronic means; amending
41 s. 790.0655, F.S.; expanding the mandatory 3-day
42 waiting period for the purchase and delivery at retail
43 of handguns to include all firearms; conforming
44 provisions to changes made by the act; providing