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Bill Detail: HB12-1064

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Title Firearm Possession During State Of Emergency
House Sponsors A. Stephens (R)
Senate Sponsors S. King (R)

The bill prohibits the state or any political subdivision of the state (state), during a declared state of emergency, from prohibiting or restricting the otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage, or display of a firearm or ammunition; seizing or confiscating a lawfully possessed firearm, except in specific, described circumstances; or requiring registration of a firearm or ammunition for which registration is not otherwise required by law. An exception is made for the commercial sale of firearms if an authorized authority has ordered an evacuation or a general closure of business.

An individual whose rights are violated by the state in conflict with these prohibitions has legal recourse against the state.

Date Introduced 00/00/0000
Amendments out of Committee None
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House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee State, Veterans & Military Affairs
Status Senate Committee on State, Veterans & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (03/05/2012)
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