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HB20-1356

Lost Or Stolen Firearms

Concerning the responsibility of an individual firearm owner to report an unaccounted-for firearm.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill requires an individual who owns a firearm to report the loss or theft of that firearm to a law enforcement agency within 48 hours after discovering that the firearm was lost or stolen. A first offense for failure to make such a report is a petty offense punishable by a twenty-five dollar fine and a second or subsequent offense is a class 3 misdemeanor. The 48-hour reporting requirement does not apply to a licensed gun dealer.

The bill requires a law enforcement agency that receives a report of a lost or stolen firearm to enter information about the lost or stolen firearm into the national crime information center database.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Jaquez Lewis, Rep. T. Sullivan
Sen. J. Danielson

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Co-sponsor

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