Judicial evaluation of dangerous individuals

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1651 sponsored by Sen. Houchin regarding judicial evaluation of dangerous individuals, otherwise known as the Jake Laird law.  This bill requires the Office of Judicial Administration to collect, monitor, and publish certain … [Read more...]

Firearms matters

For amend and vote only, the House Ways & Means Committee heard SB 119 on firearms matters sponsored by Rep. Kirchhofer.  This bill provides that: a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person … [Read more...]

Prohibited firearms transfers to minors

The Public Policy Committee heard SB 119 sponsored by Rep. Lucas regarding prohibiting firearm transfers to minors. This bill provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 21 years … [Read more...]

Judicial officers & public safety officials

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1235 authored by Reps. Cook, Torr, and Lehman on judicial officers & public safety officials. The bill provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed due to the … [Read more...]

Prohibited firearm transfers to minors

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Tomes’ SB 119 on prohibited firearm transfers to minors. The bill provides the following: that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 … [Read more...]

Handgun licenses

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1424 sponsored by Sens. Bray, Holdman and Ford on handgun licenses. The bill 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 … [Read more...]