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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Firearms and medical facilities. Defines the term "hospital". Provides that a hospital may prohibit the possession of a firearm on any premises leased, owned, licensed, or operated by the hospital for any purpose related to the: (1) administration of the hospital; or (2) providing of medical care. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm in or on the premises of certain hospitals commits unlawful possession of a firearm on a restricted medical premises, a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that the offense is enhanced to a Level 6 felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction Firearms and medical facilities. Defines the term "hospital". Provides that a hospital may prohibit the possession of a firearm on any premises leased, owned, licensed, or operated by the hospital for any purpose related to the: (1) administration of the hospital; or (2) providing of medical care. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm in or on the premises of certain hospitals commits unlawful possession of a firearm on a restricted medical premises, a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that the offense is enhanced to a Level 6 felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for the offense. Exempts certain persons from hospital prohibitions concerning the possession of a firearm. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more