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SB 1540: Domestic Violence


Domestic Violence; Requiring a court to order a defendant arrested for an act of domestic violence not to possess firearms or ammunition as a condition of bail under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, upon receipt of a request for a criminal history record check, to review available records to determine if a potential firearm buyer or transferee has been charged with a crime of domestic violence or has an outstanding warrant issued for an act of domestic violence and is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Infrastructure and Security
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 115
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 115
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Infrastructure and Security