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SB 755 - Expands List of Crimes that Disqualify an Individual from Firearm Ownership - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Expands List of Crimes that Disqualify an Individual from Firearm Ownership

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (25-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands List of Crimes that Disqualify an Individual from Firearm Ownership

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that expands the list of crimes that prohibits an individual from owning a firearm for 10 years.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the ownership, purchase, or possession of a firearm within 10 years of the second of 2 of any of the following convictions as an infraction resulting in a maximum fine of $250 (Sec. 2):
    • Possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell;
    • Under the influence of a controlled substance;
    • Vehicle manslaughter while intoxicated; 
    • Public intoxication; 
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
    • Driving under the influence and causing injury; or
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol while on probation for prior driving under the influence offense.
  • Prohibits an individual who has been ordered by a court to obtain assisted outpatient treatment from purchasing, receiving, possessing, or controlling any firearm or deadly weapon while subject to assisted outpatient treatment (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (45-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands List of Crimes that Disqualify an Individual from Firearm Ownership

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the list of crimes that prohibits an individual from owning a firearm for 10 years.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the ownership, purchase, or possession of a firearm within 10 years of the second of 2 of any of the following convictions as an infraction resulting in a maximum fine of $250 (Sec. 2):
    • Possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell;
    • Under the influence of a controlled substance;
    • Vehicle manslaughter while intoxicated; 
    • Public intoxication; 
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
    • Driving under the influence and causing injury; or
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol while on probation for prior driving under the influence offense.
  • Prohibits an individual who has been ordered by a court to obtain assisted outpatient treatment from purchasing, receiving, possessing, or controlling any firearm or deadly weapon while subject to assisted outpatient treatment (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-12) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expands List of Crimes that Disqualify an Individual from Firearm Ownership

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