Prohibition of firearms at polling places.

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Prohibition of firearms at polling places. Prohibits a person from carrying a firearm in or near: (1) a chute; (2) polls; (3) certain areas where voters congregate or are likely to congregate; or (4) any room where ballots are being counted. Provides that the offense is a Class C misdemeanor. Enhances the offense to a: (1) Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for the offense; or (2) Level 6 felony if the firearm is pointed at another person. Specifies: (1) a defense; and (2) certain notice requirements. Prohibits other defenses. Defines particular terms. Makes conforming amendments.


Authored by Senator Randolph Lonnie M

Fiscal Outlook

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Fiscal NoteFiscal Note #1: Introduced2023-12-21 Click To View


Date Chamber Action
2024-01-08SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2024-01-08SenateAuthored by Senator Randolph Lonnie M