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House Bill 1473


House Bill 1473

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Possession of firearms on school property. Provides that for purposes of the law concerning possession of firearms on school property: (1) school property does not include grounds adjacent to and owned or rented in common with a building or other structure owned or rented by a school; (2) property that is being used by a school for a school function if the property is being used exclusively by the school for the school function, the property is not accessible to the general public during the school function, and a notice conspicuously posted at each entrance to the property states that the property is being used by a school for a school function; and (3) the law does not apply to a person who may legally possess a firearm and possesses a firearm that is locked in the trunk of the person's motor vehicle, kept in the glove compartment of the person's locked motor vehicle, or stored out of plain sight in the person's locked motor vehicle. Removes a provision from the law concerning firearms in locked vehicles that allows a person to adopt a policy or rule that prohibits an employee of the person from possessing a firearm or ammunition in or on school property, in or on property that is being used by a school for a school function, or on a school bus in violation of: (1) student discipline laws concerning possession of firearms; or (2) the law concerning possession of firearms on school property and school buses.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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