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House Bill 1526


House Bill 1526

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Taser and electronic stun weapons. Makes the possession of a taser or an electronic stun weapon by a person who is not a member of law enforcement or in the business of manufacturing, selling, or repairing firearms a Class C infraction, and increases the penalty to a Class A misdemeanor if the person: (1) commits the offense knowingly or intentionally; and (2) has a prior unrelated judgment or conviction for unlawful possession of a taser or an electronic stun weapon. Prohibits the sale or delivery of a taser or an electronic stun weapon to a person who is not a member of law enforcement or in the business of manufacturing, selling, or repairing firearms. Makes the unlawful sale of a taser or an electronic stun weapon a Class A infraction, and increases the penalty to a Class D felony if the person: (1) commits the offense knowingly or intentionally; and (2) has a prior unrelated judgment or conviction for unlawful sale of a taser or an electronic stun weapon. Repeals a provision regulating tasers and electronic stun weapons as handguns.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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