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SB 428: Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms


Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms; Redefining the term “minor”; revising requirements for the safe storage of loaded firearms; providing criminal penalties if a person fails to properly secure or store a firearm and a minor gains access to the weapon as a result; requiring a seller or transferor of a firearm to provide each purchaser or transferee with specified information; revising the standard for adults and minors to be criminally negligent in the storage of a firearm under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/5/2021 Senate • Filed
    1/15/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 66
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 66
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 428, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/5/2021 at 4:14 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 167 Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms Hunschofsky Similar Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    S 294 Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms Farmer Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    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 12 (pdf)
    784.05 Culpable negligence. Page 5 (pdf)
    790.115 Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 7 (pdf)
    790.174 Safe storage of firearms required. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.175 Transfer or sale of firearms; required warnings; penalties. Page 3 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 8 (pdf)

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