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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Acquisition and storage of firearms. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing an unsecured firearm on any premises controlled by the person under certain circumstances. Makes the failure to secure a firearm a Level 6 felony if the offense results in injury or death, enhances the offense to a Level 5 felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction, and provides a defense. Requires a person wishing to transfer a firearm to another person to transact the transfer through a firearms dealer (dealer), subject to certain exceptions, and specifies the procedure to be used by the dealer to effect Acquisition and storage of firearms. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing an unsecured firearm on any premises controlled by the person under certain circumstances. Makes the failure to secure a firearm a Level 6 felony if the offense results in injury or death, enhances the offense to a Level 5 felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction, and provides a defense. Requires a person wishing to transfer a firearm to another person to transact the transfer through a firearms dealer (dealer), subject to certain exceptions, and specifies the procedure to be used by the dealer to effect the transfer. Grants a dealer who completes a transfer civil immunity. Provides that a person who makes a false statement to a dealer for the purpose of completing a third party transfer commits firearm transfer fraud, a Level 6 felony, and enhances the penalty if the person has a prior unrelated conviction. Specifies that a dealer or other person who transfers a firearm in violation of certain requirements commits unlawful transfer of a firearm, a Level 6 felony, and enhances the offense to a Level 5 felony if the dealer or person has a prior unrelated conviction. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more