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SB 140 - Appropriates Funds to the Armed Prohibited Persons System - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (37-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (65-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriates Funds to the Armed Prohibited Persons System

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds to the Armed Prohibited Persons System.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $24 million to the Department of Justice from the Dealers’ Record of Sale Special Account to complete pending cases in the Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS) (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Department of Justice to report to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee by March 1 each year, beginning in 2015, information that includes, but is not limited to, the following (Sec. 2):
    • Information on how the APPS backlog has been reduced;
    • Information on the number of agents hired for APPS enforcement;
    • Information on the number of firearms recovered from APPS enforcement; and
    • Information on the number of people cleared from or added to the APPS database.
Note:

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF EACH CHAMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE CLAUSE TO PASS. IF PASSED, THE BILL GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-0) -
Note:

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF EACH CHAMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE CLAUSE TO PASS. IF PASSED, THE BILL GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for the Armed Prohibited Persons System

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