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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Firearm storage. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing a loaded firearm on any premises controlled by the person if the person knows, or reasonably should know, that a child is likely to gain access to the firearm. Provides that a child's possession of a firearm resulting from a person's knowing or intentional failure to secure a firearm is a Class C misdemeanor for the person responsible for control of the premises. Provides that the offense is a Class B misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for the offense. Provides that a child's use of an unsecured Firearm storage. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing a loaded firearm on any premises controlled by the person if the person knows, or reasonably should know, that a child is likely to gain access to the firearm. Provides that a child's possession of a firearm resulting from a person's knowing or intentional failure to secure a firearm is a Class C misdemeanor for the person responsible for control of the premises. Provides that the offense is a Class B misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for the offense. Provides that a child's use of an unsecured firearm resulting in injury or death to any other person due to a person's knowing or intentional failure to secure a firearm is a Class A misdemeanor for the person responsible for control of the premises. Provides that the offense is a Level 6 felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for the offense. Specifies certain defenses. Specifies particular sign requirements for retail dealers. Defines terms. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more