Legislative Roundup: 1/20/18

A compilation of newly graded legislation and procedural updates on bills we are currently tracking. 

Georgia 

HB 651 - Relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make unlawful the possession and use of bump fire stock (support) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as positive action

Illinois

HB 4168Provides that on and after the effective date of the bill, each applicant for the issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall provide a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Department of State Police (support) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as positive action

Kentucky

HB 209Create a new Class D felony in KRS Chapter 527 to prohibit people convicted of a hate crime from possessing firearms (support) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as positive action

Nebraska

LB 321 - Change provisions relating to unlawful possession of a firearm at a school (oppose) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as negative action

Virginia 

HB 597Firearms; mechanical devices designed to increase the rate of fire, penalty (support) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as positive action

HB 950Firearms; access by children; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor to knowingly authorize a child age four or younger to use a firearm or pneumatic gun (support) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as positive action

HB 1385Disqualifications for a concealed handgun permit; adjudications of delinquency (oppose) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as negative action; Committee vote graded

HB 1544 - Possession or transportation of firearms following convictions for certain misdemeanor crimes (support) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as positive action

Washington

SB 6476Establishing an exemption from background check requirements for firearms sales or transfers between concealed pistol license holders (oppose) - Entered into database; sponsorship graded as negative action