01RS HB108


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HB 108/LM (BR 394) - J. Gray, B. Colter, H. Cornett, J. Stewart, G. Tapp, Jo. Turner

     AN ACT relating to gun buy-back programs.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to require law enforcement agencies participating in gun buy-back programs to return stolen firearms to lawful owners, and to take steps to preserve criminal evidence before a firearm is destroyed; noncompliance is official misconduct in the first degree.


     HCS/LM - Delete provision relating to arrest of person turning in stolen firearm and in lieu require police to attempt to arrest the thief and any person who knowingly possessed the stolen firearm; and to delete the penalty provision.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 6-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 19, 2001
     Feb 19-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 20-received in Senate
     Feb 23-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2001
     Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 23-0
     Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 15-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 77)

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