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SB 69 - Requires Background Checks at Gun Registration - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Background Checks at Gun Registration

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (48-3) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (23-1) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (50-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Background Checks at Gun Registration

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires a background check on an individual who registers a firearm, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Requires the police department of the county of registration to fingerprint, photograph and perform a criminal background check on an individual who registers a firearm (Sec. 2).
  • Requires an individual who enters Hawaii with any firearm to register the firearm within 5 days after the arrival of the individual or the firearm, whichever is later (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes a non-resident individual to enter Hawaii with a firearm for up to 90 days if the individual registers the firearm and possesses at least one of the following (Sec. 2):
    • A Hawaii hunting license or private shooting preserve permit;
    • A written document that states that the individual was invited to Hawaii to shoot on private land; or
    • A written notification from a firing range or target shooting business that states that the individual will participate in target shooting.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Background Checks at Gun Registration

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