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House Bill 1428


House Bill 1428

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB 1428 (Updated April 29, 2009 10:56 pm - DI 116)


Reduces from 11 to nine the number of members required for a quorum for the law enforcement training board. Requires at least nine affirmative votes for the passage of any matter put to a vote of the board. (Current law requires at least 11 affirmative votes for the passage of any subject matter put to a vote by the board.) Specifies the manner of approval for allocations from the emergency management contingency fund. Makes certain changes relating to who is eligible to receive financial assistance from the disaster relief fund. Allows certain members of the homeland security foundation to appoint certain designees for a specified meeting. Provides that all amusement and entertainment permits expire one year after the date of issuance. Requires the division of state court administration to establish and administer an electronic system for: (1) receiving information that relates to certain individuals who may be prohibited from possessing a firearm; and (2) transmitting this information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for inclusion in the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Provides that, if a court makes an adjudication or a finding concerning a person's mental health that may disqualify the person from possessing a firearm, the court shall transmit certain information concerning the finding or adjudication to the division of state court administration for transmittal to NICS. Establishes a procedure by which a person who has been released from commitment or who has completed treatment may have the person's disqualification to possess a firearm removed. Provides that it is a Class A misdemeanor for a person to knowingly or intentionally manufacture and sell or offer for sale: (1) an official badge or a replica of an official badge that is used by a law enforcement agency or fire department of the state or a political subdivision of the state; or (2) a document that purports to be an official employment identification that is used by a law enforcement agency or fire department of the state or a political subdivision of the state; without the written permission of the chief executive officer of the law enforcement agency or fire department. Makes the offense: (1) a Class D felony if the person commits the offense with the knowledge or intent that the badge or employment identification will be used to commit the offense of impersonation of a public servant; and (2) a Class B felony if the person commits the offense with the knowledge or intent that the badge or employment identification will be used to commit an offense involving weapons of mass destruction. Provides that a full-time firefighter employed after December 31, 2009, must complete the training for Firefighter I and Firefighter II during the firefighter's first year of employment as a full-time firefighter. Allows the education board of the division of preparedness and training of the department of homeland security (board) to grant six month extensions of time to complete the training requirements for any reason. Requires a fire department to request the extension on behalf of a firefighter employed by the department. Requires a fire department to report to the board when a firefighter employed by the department has completed the training requirements.
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