Bill Text: AZ HB2003 | 2020 | Fifty-fourth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Firearms; prohibited possessors; due process

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (N/A) 2019-11-19 - Prefile [HB2003 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2020-HB2003-Introduced.html

 

PREFILED    NOV 19 2019

REFERENCE TITLE: firearms; prohibited possessors; due process

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session

2020

 

 

HB 2003

 

Introduced by

Representatives Fillmore: Carroll

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending title 13, chapter 31, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 13‑3123; relating to firearms.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 13, chapter 31, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 13-3123, to read:

START_STATUTE13-3123.  Firearm possession; due process requirements; exceptions

A.  Notwithstanding any other law, this state and a county, city, town or other political subdivision of this state may not prohibit a person from possessing a firearm Unless the person is a prohibited possessor or a court of competent jurisdiction issues an order that prohibits the person from possessing a firearm and all of the following occurred before the court issued the order:

1.  The person was given notice of the court's order and any allegations or facts that were presented to the court.

2.  The person was given an opportunity to respond before the court issued the order.

B.  This section does not:

1.  Prohibit this state or a county, city, town or other political subdivision from prohibiting a person from possessing a firearm in a location where a firearm may be lawfully prohibited.

2.  Apply to a peace officer who prohibits a person from possessing a firearm during a lawful stop, detention or arrest.  END_STATUTE

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