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HB 291: Weapons and Firearms

GENERAL BILL by Hunschofsky ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Arrington ; Bartleman ; Bracy Davis ; Cassel ; Cross ; Driskell ; Eskamani ; Gantt ; Gottlieb ; Harris ; Joseph ; Keen ; López, J. ; Nixon ; Robinson, F. ; Skidmore ; Valdés ; Waldron ; Williams

Weapons and Firearms; Requires background checks on persons involved in firearm sales or transfers; requires firearm sales or transfers to be conducted through licensed dealer; revises requirements for safe storage of firearms; revises criminal penalties; requires firearms be sold by dealers with trigger locks or gun cases; revises warnings to be posted in gun dealerships; requires certain materials to be given to gun purchasers; prohibits specified acts involving unfinished firearm frames or receivers; prohibits certain activities involving three-dimensional printer or CNC milling machine.

Effective Date: 10/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/27/2023 House • Filed
11/13/2023 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/8/2024 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee