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SB 1640: Weapons or Firearms


Weapons or Firearms; Citing this act as the "Universal Background Check Act;" requiring transfers of firearms when neither party is a licensed dealer to be conducted through a licensed dealer; requiring deposit of the firearm with the dealer; requiring processing by the dealer; providing for disposition of the firearm if the dealer cannot legally complete the transaction; requiring reports of violations by licensed dealers, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 175
• Introduced -SJ 175
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice