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HB 899: Regulation of Firearms and Ammunition

GENERAL BILL by Williams

Regulation of Firearms and Ammunition; Amends Joe Carlucci Uniform Firearms Act, to eliminate amendments made to act by ch. 2011-109, LOF, & to restore act as it existed prior to enactment of, ch. 2011-109, LOF, on Oct. 1, 2011; revises provisions that preempt to state entire field of regulation of firearms; provides that preemption does not affect zoning ordinances which encompass firearms businesses along with other businesses; specifies that certain zoning ordinances are in conflict with preemption & are prohibited; reinstates limited exception to such preemption which authorizes county to have option to adopt ordinance that requires waiting period of up to 3 working days between purchase & delivery of handgun; provides requirements & limitations with respect to adoption of waiting-period ordinance; eliminates provisions which prohibit knowing & willful violation of Legislature's occupation of whole field of regulation of firearms & ammunition by enactment or causation of enforcement of any local ordinance or administrative rule or regulation.

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 87
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 87
3/9/2012 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee