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SB 49 Protective orders; possession of firearms, penalty.

Introduced by: Janet D. Howell | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Protective orders; possession of firearms; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 6 felony for a person who is subject to a permanent protective order (i.e., a protective order with a maximum duration of two years) for family abuse to possess a firearm while the order is in effect. The bill also provides that such person may continue to possess and transport a firearm for 24 hours after being served with the order for the purposes of selling or transferring the firearm to another person. Under current law, it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person subject to a protective order to purchase or transport a firearm. This bill is identical to HB 1391.


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