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House Bill 1860


House Bill 1860

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Firearms. Establishes the firearms interdiction fund to provide grants to local law enforcement agencies to assist in enforcing laws concerning illegal possession, illegal use, and illegal distribution of firearms. Requires law enforcement agencies to forward certain information concerning firearms obtained by the agencies to the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms to assist the bureau in tracing or otherwise analyzing the firearm. Requires the superintendent of the state police department to establish a six member firearms trafficking interdiction task force. Requires the task force to study issues related to illegal firearms trafficking and to submit an annual report to the governor and the legislative council. Gives the superintendent of the state police department access to a person's mental health record to determine whether a handgun license or a retail handgun dealer's license should be issued to the person or whether the person's license should be suspended or revoked.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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