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SB 470: Culpable Negligence


Culpable Negligence; Cites this act as the "Officer Jose Somohano Assault Weapons Act." Provides that a person commits a felony of the third degree if he or she stores or leaves an assault weapon within the reach or easy access of another person if that person obtains the weapon and uses it to inflict injury or death. Provides criminal penalties. Provides exceptions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2011 Senate • Filed
1/25/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 42
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice