ST. PAUL, Minn. - One of the hot button topics at the Minnesota legislature this year is gun control. Many bills have been introduced that address the issues surrounding gun ownership. Here is a list of what will be discussed during the 2013 session as of February 5, 2013.
The following have links to the full bill and include the short description of the bill.
HF 307: Permit to carry application required to be made to a chief of police of a municipality, and if no chief of police, to a county sheriff. Introduced by Simonson.
HF 298: Firearms regulation by local units of government allowed in certain circumstances. Introduced by Dehn, R.
HF 294: Firearms restoration eligibility for persons who have become ineligible and persons who have been denied a permit to carry a handgun judicial challenge processes modified. Introduced by Rosenthal.
HF 285: Firearm lawful possession modified. Introduced by Lesch.
HF 244: Firearm loss or theft false report crime established, crime of transferring firearms to an ineligible person expanded, and a person convicted of these crimes made ineligible to possess a firearm. Introduced by Johnson.
HF 243: Large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than seven rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided. Introduced by Hausman.
HF 242: Large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided. Introduced by Hausman.
HF 241: Assault weapons; crime established for manufacturing, transferring, or possessing assault weapons; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided for; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided. Introduced by Hausman.
HF240: Mental health screening improved for persons applying for firearm permits. Introduced by Schoen.
HF 239: Persons who possess guns on private property after being ordered to leave the premises equal penalties established. Introduced by Davnie.
HF 238: Offenders who unlawfully possess firearms on school properties equal penalties established. Introduced by Davnie.
HF237: Pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided. Introduced by Paymar.
HF 184: Centralized register of individuals who voluntarily wish to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time maintenance and creation required; acceptance of voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition from persons on the voluntary register and establishment of procedures for return of the firearms and ammunition upon request by chiefs of police and sheriffs mandated. Introduced by Winkler.
HF 178: Retired peace officers authorized to carry a pistol without a permit, and law enforcement agencies required to issue identification to former officers who qualify to carry without a permit. Introduced by Cornish.
HF 169: Muzzleloader scope use allowed. Introduced by Fabian.
SF 236: Firearms safety certificate course of instruction wildlife identification portion online completion authorization. Introduced by Gazelka.
SF 235: Lawful firearms possession and crime of violence modifications. Introduced by Latz.
SF 205: Pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons transfers and possession eligibility; criminal penalty provisions. Introduced by Champion.
SF 109: Laser sights permits use by visually impaired persons authorization. Introduced by Westrom.
SF 083: Scopes on muzzleloaders authorization. Introduced by Ingebritsen.
SF 069: Retired peace officers firearm carry without permit authorization. Introduced by Ingebritsen.
SF 064: Convicted violent felons gun ownership rights restoration authorization. Introduced by Goodwin.
SF 046: Firearms possession restoration for violent felons repeal. Introduced by Goodwin.
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