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HB 273: Carrying of Firearms

GENERAL BILL by Sabatini ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Donalds ; Eagle ; Hill ; McClain ; Sirois

Carrying of Firearms; Removes requirement that license to carry concealed firearm is required in order to carry such firearm; limits areas in which concealed carrying of firearm is prohibited; revises criminal penalties; revises provisions relating to carrying of concealed weapons by nonresidents; provides for issuance of concealed carry licenses for reciprocity purposes; specifies that person not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing firearm may own, possess, & lawfully use firearms & other weapons, ammunition, & supplies for lawful purposes.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/1/2019 House • Filed
    10/14/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 26
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 26
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 273, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/1/2019 at 3:19 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    30.15 Powers, duties, and obligations. Page 7 (pdf)
    790.01 Unlicensed carrying of concealed weapons or concealed firearms. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.015 Nonresidents who are United States citizens and hold a concealed weapons license in another state; reciprocity. Page 3 (pdf)
    790.053 Open carrying of weapons. Page 10 (pdf)
    790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm. Page 4 (pdf)
    790.145 Crimes in pharmacies; possession of weapons; penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 6 (pdf)
    790.251 Protection of the right to keep and bear arms in motor vehicles for self-defense and other lawful purposes; prohibited acts; duty of public and private employers; immunity from liability; enforcement. Page 11 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 12 (pdf)

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