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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Smith Warner, Keny-Guyer, Senator Steiner Hayward, Representative Piluso, Senator Dembrow
Regular Sponsors: (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to preventing access to firearms by minors.
Catchline/Summary: Creates crime of endangering a minor by allowing access to a firearm.
Punishes by maximum of 30 days' imprisonment, $1,250 fine, or both. Increases penalty to maximum of six months' imprisonment, $2,500 fine, or both, or one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both, depending on location at which firearm is possessed. Increases penalty to maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both, if any person is seriously injured or killed. Requires gun dealer to post notice concerning obligation to prevent minors from accessing firearm without consent of minor's parent or guardian. Prohibits transfer of firearm to person convicted of endangering a minor by allowing access to a firearm for five-year period after conviction.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Judiciary
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