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2018 Regular Session
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Overview
At the request of: (at the request of Governor Kate Brown)
Chief Sponsors:
Regular Sponsors: Introduced and printed pursuant to House Rule 12.00. Presession filed
Bill Title: Relating to firearms.
Catchline/Summary: Modifies definitions relating to relationship status that pertain to types of court orders and misdemeanor convictions that cause person to be prohibited from possessing firearms.
Provides that conviction for stalking causes person to be prohibited from possessing firearm unless person obtains relief from prohibition. Punishes unlawful possession by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Directs Department of State Police to enter into Law Enforcement Data System record of conviction and information in judgment concerning conviction disqualifying person from possessing firearm. Requires Department of State Police to notify United States Attorney for District of Oregon and] all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and district attorneys with jurisdiction when, during criminal background check performed by gun dealer or at gun show prior to transfer of firearm, department determines that recipient is prohibited from possessing firearm. Requires department to perform other notifications as applicable and to perform notifications within 24 hours unless investigation would be compromised. Requires law enforcement agency or prosecuting attorney's office receiving notification to report to department on action taken after notification and outcome of action. Requires department to publish written report, based on information received, detailing attempted unlawful purchases, including information on investigations and criminal prosecutions.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Judiciary
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