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HB 2629 - Legalizing the Defensive Display of a Firearm - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Robert Meza voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Legalizing the Defensive Display of a Firearm

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (34-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing the Defensive Display of a Firearm

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that legalizes the defensive display of a firearm if it is reasonable to believe that physical force is necessary to protect oneself.

Highlights:
- Defines the "defensive display of a firearm" as a verbal warning or notification to another person that you possess a firearm, or holding, exposing, or displaying a firearm in a manner that a reasonable person would understand was meant to protect oneself from unlawful or deadly physical force (Sec. 1). - Specifies that the provisions of this Act do not permit the following (Sec. 1):
    - Pointing the muzzle of a firearm directly at another person, unless otherwise legally justified; - Discharging a firearm in the direction of another person, unless otherwise legally justified; - Intentionally provoking another person to use or attempt to use physical force; and - Using a firearm during the commission of a serious offense or violent crime.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (19-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing the Defensive Display of a Firearm

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that legalizes the defensive display of a firearm if it is reasonable to believe that physical force is necessary to protect oneself.

Highlights:
- Defines the "defensive display of a firearm" as a verbal warning or notification to another person that you possess a firearm, or holding, exposing, or displaying a firearm in a manner that a reasonable person would understand was meant to protect oneself from unlawful or deadly physical force (Sec. 1). - Specifies that the provisions of this Act do not permit the following (Sec. 1):
    - Pointing the muzzle of a firearm directly at another person, unless otherwise legally justified; - Discharging a firearm in the direction of another person, unless otherwise legally justified; - Intentionally provoking another person to use or attempt to use physical force; and - Using a firearm during the commission of a serious offense or violent crime.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-26) - (Key vote)
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Legalizing the Defensive Display of a Firearm

Sponsors

  • Ray Barnes (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judy Burges (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chuck Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack W. Harper (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen S. Johnson (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick Murphy (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nelson (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell K. Pearce (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Andy Biggs (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Doug Clark (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Crump (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eddie Farnsworth (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Gould (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Trish Groe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marian Ann McClure (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John McComish (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Warde V. Nichols (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry P. Weiers (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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