IN SB0014 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Elections
Pending: Senate Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibition of firearms at polling places. Prohibits a person from carrying a firearm in or near: (1) a chute; (2) polls; (3) certain areas where voters congregate or are likely to congregate; or (4) any room where ballots are being counted. Provides that the offense is a Class C misdemeanor. Enhances the offense to a: (1) Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for the offense; or (2) Level 6 felony if the firearm is pointed at another person. Specifies: (1) a defense; and (2) certain notice requirements. Prohibits other defenses. Defines particular terms. Makes conforming amendments.

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Prohibition of firearms at polling places.



2023-01-09SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Elections
2023-01-09SenateAuthored by Senator Randolph Lonnie M


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