GA HB657 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on May 7 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make unlawful the knowing and intentional provision of any firearm for the purpose of providing such firearm to any person known to be on probation as a felony first offender or to have been convicted of a felony; to provide for criminal penalties; to clarify that affirmative confirmation by firearm provider is not required; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Firearms; providing to person on probation as a felony first offender; make unlawful


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Vote #811 (Y: 162 N: 10 NV: 5 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-03-29 - Senate - Senate Vote #811 (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate Vote #694 (Y: 33 N: 18 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate Vote #727 (Y: 45 N: 6 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-02-15 - House - House Vote #517 (Y: 156 N: 3 NV: 12 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-07-01 Effective Date
2018-05-07 Act 413
2018-05-07HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2018-03-29SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2018-03-29HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
2018-03-27SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-27SenateSenate Third Read
2018-03-27SenateSenate Engrossed
2018-03-23SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-03-23SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-02-20SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-15HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2018-02-15HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-02-05HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2018-01-18HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-11HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-10HouseHouse Hopper
2017-12-13HouseHouse Prefiled

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments