HB 79 Firearms; penalty for possession or transportation by certain persons.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Possession or transportation of firearms by certain persons. Provides that a person who is not a citizen and is not lawfully present in the United States shall be subject to punishment as a Class 6 felon for possession of any firearm. Currently, the law prohibits the possession of an assault weapon by any person who is not a citizen of the United States or who is not a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

Full text:
01/14/04  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 11/20/03 041303556  pdf | impact statement
01/27/04  House: Printed as engrossed 041303556-E  pdf | impact statement
03/23/04  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB79ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/14/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/14/04  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 11/20/03 041303556
01/14/04  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/23/04  House: Reported from M., P. & P. S. with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/26/04  House: Read first time
01/27/04  House: Read second time
01/27/04  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/04  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB79E
01/27/04  House: Printed as engrossed 041303556-E
01/28/04  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/04  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/04  House: Communicated to Senate
01/29/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/04  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/23/04  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amds (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/04  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
03/02/04  Senate: Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
03/03/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/04  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/04  Senate: Read third time
03/04/04  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
03/04/04  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
03/04/04  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/04/04  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/04  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/04  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/04  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER R (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/04  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/04  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/04  House: Placed on Calendar
03/08/04  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (92-Y 6-N)
03/08/04  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 6-N)
03/23/04  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB79ER)
03/23/04  House: Enrolled
03/24/04  House: Signed by Speaker
03/24/04  Senate: Signed by President
04/08/04  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 347 (effective 7/1/04)
04/14/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)