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Federal Authorize Firearms For DACA Peace Officers

Concerning measures related to seeking federal authorization for certain immigrants to possess firearms to be a peace officer.
2023 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill requires permits the peace officers standards and training (P.O.S.T.) board to seek authorization from the United States attorney general promulgate rules for persons who have deferred action status from the federal immigration and naturalization service (eligible immigrant) to possess a firearm in order to be a certified peace officer or reserve peace officer.If the authorization is granted by the United States attorney general, The bill permits every law enforcement agency is required to amend its written firearms policy to implement the provided authorization to allow an eligible immigrant to possess a firearm, so long as the firearms policy complies with federal requirements .

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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