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LD 1312 - Establishes Extreme Risk Protection Orders - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman voted Nay (Ought Not to Pass Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - "Ought Not to Pass" Report Adopted (Senate) (20-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Extreme Risk Protection Orders

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits guns from those considered a threat to themselves and/or others.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “Extreme risk protection order” as a written order signed by the court that prohibits a restrained individual from purchasing, possessing, or controlling a firearm, and from attempting to purchase, possess, or control a firearm (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “Family or household member” as the following (Sec. 1):

    • A spouse or domestic partner of the respondent;

    • A former spouse or domestic partner of the respondent;

    • An individual presently or formerly living as a spouse of the respondent; or

    • A parent of a child of the respondent or a related adult.

  • Establishes an extreme risk protection order to authorize a court in the state to order an individual to surrender their firearms temporarily for 14 days or an extended period of 365 days when determined that the individual is a threat to themselves or others (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a court to hold a hearing within 14 days of issuing an extreme risk protection order to determine whether the individual poses a danger to themselves or others, and specifies that if so determined, the order shall expire 365 days after the issuance (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that possession of a firearm by a restrained individual is classified as a Class D crime (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “restrained individual” as an individual who is the subject of an extreme risk protection order (Sec. 1). 

Legislation - "Ought to Pass" Report Not Adopted (House) (61-82) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Extreme Risk Protection Orders

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits guns from those considered a threat to themselves and/or others.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “Extreme risk protection order” as a written order signed by the court that prohibits a restrained individual from purchasing, possessing, or controlling a firearm, and from attempting to purchase, possess, or control a firearm (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “Family or household member” as the following (Sec. 1):

    • A spouse or domestic partner of the respondent;

    • A former spouse or domestic partner of the respondent;

    • An individual presently or formerly living as a spouse of the respondent; or

    • A parent of a child of the respondent or a related adult.

  • Establishes an extreme risk protection order to authorize a court in the state to order an individual to surrender their firearms temporarily for 14 days or an extended period of 365 days when determined that the individual is a threat to themselves or others (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a court to hold a hearing within 14 days of issuing an extreme risk protection order to determine whether the individual poses a danger to themselves or others, and specifies that if so determined, the order shall expire 365 days after the issuance (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that possession of a firearm by a restrained individual is classified as a Class D crime (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “restrained individual” as an individual who is the subject of an extreme risk protection order (Sec. 1). 

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Extreme Risk Protection Orders

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