Enrolled Senate Bill (S) 4
Co-Authors: Sen. Brent Waltz, Sen. John Waterman, Sen. James Smith, Sen. Brandt Hershman, Sen. R Michael Young, Sen. Jean Leising, Sen. Allen Paul, Sen. James Banks, Sen. Dennis Kruse, Sen. Lonnie Randolph, Sen. James Arnold
Sponsors: Rep. Sean Eberhart
Firearm matters. Allows a firearm that may be destroyed to be sold to a salvage company and destroyed by dismantling the firearm for parts, scrap metal, or recycling, or for resale as parts for other firearms. Provides that a unit may conduct a firearms buyback program with private funds or grants. Establishes a procedure to permit certain individuals whose firearms have been retained by a law enforcement agency to have the firearms sold at auction and the proceeds, less the costs of sale, returned to the individual. Removes a provision from the law making possession of a firearm on property that is ... being used by a school for a school function a felony. Provides, for purposes of the law concerning possession of firearms on school property, that the law does not apply to certain students who are members of a shooting sports team or certain individuals who may legally possess a firearm and possess a firearm that is locked in the trunk of the person's motor vehicle, kept in the glove compartment of the person's locked motor vehicle, or stored out of plain sight in the person's locked motor vehicle. Specifies that the law concerning firearms in locked vehicles does not prohibit an employer from prohibiting an employee from possessing a firearm or ammunition at the employer's residence. Provides that the chapter concerning possession of firearms on school property and school buses does not apply to a person who may possess the firearm and possesses the firearm in a motor vehicle. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor if certain persons leave a firearm in plain view in a motor vehicle parked in a school parking lot. Removes a provision from the law concerning firearms in locked vehicles that allows a person to adopt or enforce an ordinance, a resolution, a policy or rule that prohibits an employee of the person from possessing a firearm or ammunition in or on school property, in or on property that is being used by a school for a school function, or on a school bus in violation of: (1) student discipline laws concerning possession of firearms; or (2) the law concerning possession of firearms on school property and school buses. Provides that a person may adopt or enforce an ordinance, a resolution, a policy, or a rule that prohibits an employee from possessing a firearm or ammunition in a motor vehicle that is owned, leased, or controlled by a school or school district.