Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5158
Session Year 2010


To require gun show promoters to notify the Commissioner of Public Safety of any planned gun show; to mandate annual firearms safety refresher courses for bail enforcement agents, professional bondsmen and surety bail bond agents; to require that certain firearms and criminal justice course instructors be approved by the Commissioner of Public Safety; to provide an exemption to the offenses of selling, carrying or brandishing a facsimile firearm for a participant in a state certified qualified production; to change the blood alcohol limit for the offense of carrying a firearm while intoxicated to achieve parity with the level for the offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; to add a date and place of birth requirement for certain forms regarding firearms permits and purchases, to require notification of a firearm purchase to the Department of Public Safety no later than twenty-four hours after purchase; to prohibit an alien without legal permanent resident status from purchasing a firearm; and add to the offenses of criminal possession of a firearm anyone prohibited by any court order from possessing a firearm.

Introduced by:
Public Safety and Security Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/15/2010Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Judiciary
 3/12/2010Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Judiciary
 3/11/2010(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/9/2010(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/9/2010(PS)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Judiciary
 2/11/2010Public Hearing 02/18
 2/10/2010Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

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