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A 1181 - Amends Various Firearm Confiscation Measures - New Jersey Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-5) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Various Firearm Confiscation Measures

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes seizure of firearms when an individual has been deemed a danger, effective immediately.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires licensed medical professionals, when they determine that a patient may be a danger to themself or others, to notify the chief of police of the matter and transmit the non-clinical identifying information of the individual in question (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the chief of police to use the information provided by a licensed medical professional to determine whether the individual in question has a firearms license or access to a firearm (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that a firearms license is void if law enforcement determines that the individual in question has become subject to any of the disabilities currently outlined in state law which include, but are not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):

    • The individual is drug dependent;

    • The individual is or has been confined for a mental disorder;

    • The individual is an alcoholic;

    • The individual is subject to a restraining order related to domestic violence; and

    • The individual is on the Terrorist Watchlist.

  • Authorizes the court, in cases where the individual is determined to be subject to any of the above disabilities and a firearms license has been revoked, to order such individual to surrender all firearms (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the court, when an individual fails to surrender firearms, to issue an order to search for and remove firearms (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Various Firearm Confiscation Measures

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes seizure of firearms when an individual has been deemed a danger, effective immediately.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires licensed medical professionals, when they determine that a patient may be a danger to themself or others, to notify the chief of police of the matter and transmit the non-clinical identifying information of the individual in question (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the chief of police to use the information provided by a licensed medical professional to determine whether the individual in question has a firearms license or access to a firearm (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that a firearms license is void if law enforcement determines that the individual in question has become subject to any of the disabilities currently outlined in state law which include, but are not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):

    • The individual is drug dependent;

    • The individual is or has been confined for a mental disorder;

    • The individual is an alcoholic;

    • The individual is subject to a restraining order related to domestic violence; and

    • The individual is on the Terrorist Watchlist.

  • Authorizes the court, in cases where the individual is determined to be subject to any of the above disabilities and a firearms license has been revoked, to order such individual to surrender all firearms (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the court, when an individual fails to surrender firearms, to issue an order to search for and remove firearms (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Various Firearm Confiscation Measures

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