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SB 292 - Prohibits Local Limits on Gun Ownership - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Sue Ellspermann voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Local Limits on Gun Ownership

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (70-24) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (40-10) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (77-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Local Limits on Gun Ownership

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits, with certain exceptions, a political subdivision from regulating any matter pertaining to firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that a political subdivision may not regulate (Sec. 4):
    • Firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories;
    • The ownership, possession, use, lawful discharge, carrying, transportation, registration, transfer, and storage of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories;
    • Commerce in and taxation of firearms, firearm ammunition, and firearm accessories; and
    • Any other matter pertaining to or relating to firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories.
  • Authorizes a person adversely affected by a political subdivision that violates this law to file an action in a court against the political subdivision to recover the following (Sec. 4, 5):
    • The greater of the following:
      • Actual damages, including consequential damages; or
      • Liquidated damages of 3 times the plaintiff's attorney's fees;
    • Court costs (including fees); and
    • Reasonable attorney's fees.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-12) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Local Limits on Gun Ownership

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits, with certain exceptions, a political subdivision from regulating any matter pertaining to firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories.

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