IN SB0029 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-06 - Senator Ford J.D. added as coauthor
Pending: Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Storage of firearms. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing a firearm on any premises controlled by the person if one or more of the following conditions apply: (1) The person knows, or reasonably should know, that a child is likely to gain access to the firearm. (2) A permanent or temporary resident of the premises is disqualified, ineligible, or prohibited from possessing a firearm under federal or state law. (3) A permanent or temporary resident of the premises poses a risk of imminent personal injury to himself or herself or any other individual. Provides that a failure to secure a firearm that results in injury to, or the death of, another person is a Level 6 felony. Enhances the offense to a Level 5 felony if the person has a prior, unrelated conviction for the offense. Specifies certain defenses. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments.

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Title

Storage of firearms.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-06SenateSenator Ford J.D. added as coauthor
2020-01-06SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2020-01-06SenateAuthored by Senator Stoops

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