FEBURARY 24, 2016
This bill eliminates the prohibition of carrying a firearm on a bus with no criminal intent.
SENATE BILL 0043S1 Sen. Weiler — FIREARM SAFETY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS —
Status: PASSED SENATE 22 FOR 5 OPPOSED— Status HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE (2-17-16)
This bill creates a pilot program to provide instruction to public school students in grade 8 on firearm safety and violence prevention; directs the Office of the Attorney General, in collaboration with the State Board of Education, to select a provider to supply materials and curriculum for the instruction to be provided under the pilot program; requires the Office of the Attorney General, in collaboration with the State Board of Education, to report on the pilot program to the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee; and sunsets the pilot program on July 1, 2019.
SENATE BILL 0097 Sen Hinkins — CONCEALED FIREARMS AMENDMENTS —
Status: SENATE RULES COMMITTEE — NOTE: HAS BEEN IN SENATE RULES COMMITTEE SINCE 2-1-16 —
MY OBSERVATION: THIS BILL IS BEHAVING AS IF IT DEAD IN COMMITTEE
This bill provides an exemption for a person, who is 21 years of age or older and who may lawfully possess a firearm, from certain criminal provisions related to the carrying of a concealed firearm. This is another attempt at CONSTITUTIONAL CARRY.
HOUSE BILL 00298S2 Rep. Fawson — LAWFUL COMMERCE IN ARMS
Status: HOUSE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE PASSED 5-4-2 — HOUSE 3rd READING CALENDAR
This bill limits the liability of manufacturers and sellers of firearms and ammunition.
HOUSE BILL 00440 Rep. KING — SUICIDE PREVENTION AND GUN DATA STUDY
Status: LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH AND GENERAL COUNSEL
This bill requires the state suicide prevention coordinator to conduct a study on violent incidents that involve a gun
PENDING BILLS (NOT NUMBERED):
- Gun Owners Privacy and Protection Act
- Concealed Carry Permit Amendments
ABANDONED BILLS: (Bills that the sponsor dissolved)
- Firearm Background Check Amendments
- Prohibition on Discharge of Firearm Within City Limits
Updated will be provided as they become available