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House Bill 1138

House Bill 1138

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB 1138 (Updated February 27, 2001 10:37 AM - DI 105)

Handguns and children. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor for an adult to knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly store or leave a loaded handgun or an unloaded handgun that is accompanied by ammunition in a location where the adult knows or should reasonably know that an unsupervised child is likely to gain access to the handgun if: (1) a child gains access to the handgun; and (2) the child violates the law concerning carrying a handgun without a license or uses the handgun to cause bodily injury to the child or to another person. Makes a repeat offense a Class D felony. Defines a child as a person less than fifteen (15) years of age.
Current Status:
Defeated - first House
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