by Rep. Jim Dotson (R) with Reps. Brandt Smith (R), Sonia Eubanks Barker (R), Rick Beck (R), Mary Bentley (R), Kenneth Bragg (R), Harlan Breaux (R), Cameron Cooper (R), Charlene Fite (R), Craig Christiansen (R), Joe Cloud (R), Jana Della Rosa (R), Brian Evans (R), Jack Fortner (R), Mickey Gates (R), Spencer Hawks (R), Julie Mayberry (R), Robin Lundstrum (R), Roger Lynch (R), Marsh Davis (R), Michelle Gray (R), Clint Penzo (R), Rebecca Petty (R), Marcus Richmond (R), Laurie Rushing (R), Johnny Rye (R), Deann Vaught (R), Les Warren (R), Danny Watson (R) and Carlton Wing (R) and Sen. Bob Ballinger
Establishes a special fee on firearms, rifles and shotguns; establishes the gun violence research fund.
Firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliated with a municipal law enforcement agency. Specifies that each issuance of a hunting, fishing, or trapping license shall be accompanied by a mail in voter registration form. Permits a person who may legally possess a firearm to possess a firearm on school property, unless prohibited by the owner of a property where a house of worship is situated, if the person possesses the firearm: (1) as an employee or volunteer of a house of worship located on the school property; or (2) while attending a worship service or religious ceremony conducted at a house of worship. Increases the duration of a four year handgun
license to five years. Provides that an individual may simultaneously hold both a five year license and a lifetime license. Requires a law enforcement officer to whom an application for a handgun license is made to consult available local, state, and federal criminal history data banks, including the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), when determining whether possession of a firearm by an applicant would be a violation of state or federal law. Removes the fees for lifetime licenses beginning July 1, 2020. Excludes certain nonexclusive uses of school property from the statutory definition of "school property"
To increase the rate of the sales and use taxes on ammunition.
To Reduce The Costs Of Concealed Carry Licensure And Firearm Ownership.