Firearm storage.

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Firearm storage. Provides that a person having the care of a dependent who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally fails to secure a loaded firearm in the person's residence or vehicle commits neglect of a dependent, a Level 6 felony, if the dependent uses the firearm to cause bodily injury or death to any person. Enhances the offense to a Level 5 felony in particular instances. Specifies exceptions and defenses. Specifies sign requirements for retail dealers. Defines terms and makes conforming amendments.


Authored by Representative GoreCoauthored by Representatives Bauer M and Garcia Wilburn

Fiscal Outlook

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Fiscal NoteFiscal Note #1: Introduced2024-01-10 Click To View


Date Chamber Action
2024-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2024-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Gore
2024-01-10HouseCoauthored by Representatives Bauer M and Garcia Wilburn