HB 1856 Definition of a firearm.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)
Definition of a firearm. Revises the definitions of "firearm," "handgun" and "assault rifle" where they are defined in various sections in Title 18.2 (except for brandishing) and Title 22.1 with terms used in the definition of "firearm" in Title 29.1 (Game, Inland Fisheries and Boating). The word "explosion" is replaced with "by action of an explosion of a combustible material," and "projectile" with "single or multiple projectiles."

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 035021822  pdf | impact statement
01/28/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035021822-E  pdf | impact statement
02/26/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1856ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/02/03  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1856ER2)  pdf
04/03/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0976)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 035021822
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/24/03  House: Reported from M., P. & P. S. with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/03  House: Read first time
01/28/03  House: Read second time
01/28/03  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/03  House: Title replaced
01/28/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/28/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035021822-E
01/29/03  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/29/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
01/29/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/30/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/05/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amds (11-Y 1-N 3-A)
02/07/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/10/03  Senate: Read third time
02/10/03  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/10/03  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/10/03  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (37-Y 2-N)
02/10/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (37-Y 2-N)
02/10/03  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/10/03  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (39-Y 0-N)
02/10/03  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (38-Y 2-N)
02/10/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (38-Y 2-N)
02/11/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/12/03  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/12/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
02/26/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1856ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/02/03  House: Placed on Calendar
04/02/03  House: House concurred in Gov's rec. BLOCK VOICE VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (37-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT GOV. RECOMM. (37-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/02/03  House: Reenrolled
04/02/03  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/02/03  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/02/03  House: Enacted, Chapter 976 (effective 7/1/03)
04/02/03  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1856ER2)
04/03/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0976)