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House Bill 1776

House Bill 1776

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1776 (Updated April 25, 2005 6:39 pm - DI 84)

Seizing weapons from a dangerous individual. Permits a law enforcement officer to seize a firearm possessed by an individual whom the officer reasonably believes to be dangerous. Requires the firearm to be returned to the individual within 14 days unless a court finds that the individual is dangerous and that retention of the firearm by the law enforcement agency is appropriate. Permits a court to issue a search warrant for a firearm possessed by an individual believed to be dangerous if certain conditions are met. Permits a person from whom a firearm has been seized and ordered retained to petition a court for return of the firearm after 180 days. Authorizes a court to order a firearm retained by a law enforcement agency to be destroyed or otherwise disposed of after five years. Makes conforming amendments.
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