Arizona SB 1292 - FIrearm Penalties

Arizona SB 1292

by David Gowan (R)

LEAP Forward Position: Oppose


1. Decreases, from a class 1 misdemeanor to a class 3 misdemeanor, the penalty for misconduct involving weapons if a person knowingly:

a) carries a concealed deadly weapon, except a pocket knife, in or on a means of transportation, and when contacted by a law enforcement officer, fails to accurately answer whether the person is carrying a concealed deadly weapon; or

b) enters an election polling place on the day of any election carrying a deadly weapon.

2. Decreases, from a class 1 misdemeanor to a petty offense, the penalty for misconduct involving weapons if a person knowingly enters a public establishment or attends any public event and carries a deadly weapon after a reasonable request by the operator or sponsor to remove the weapon and place it in temporary and secure storage has been made.