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HB 500/LM (BR 1781) - R. Damron, T. Mills, R. Adams, R. Adkins, J. Arnold Jr., L. Belcher, J. Bell, K. Bratcher, R. Bunch, D. Butler, J. Carney, M. Cherry, L. Clark, H. Collins, L. Combs, T. Couch, W. Coursey, R. Crimm, J. DeCesare, M. Denham, B. DeWeese, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr., J. Fischer, D. Floyd, D. Ford, J. Glenn, J. Gooch Jr., J. Greer, S. Gregory, K. Hall, R. Henderson, J. Hoover, D. Horlander, B. Housman, W. Hurt, D. Keene, T. Kerr, K. King, M. King, S. Lee, Ji. Lee, D. Mayfield, T. McKee, M. Meredith, C. Miller, B. Montell, T. Moore, L. Napier, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, D. Osborne, S. Overly, R. Palumbo, T. Pullin, R. Quarles, M. Rader, R. Rand, J. Richards, S. Riggs, C. Rollins II, B. Rowland, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, J. Short, K. Sinnette, R. Smart, J. Stacy, F. Steele, J. Stewart III, W. Stone, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, J. Tilley, T. Turner, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner, B. Yonts, J. York

     AN ACT relating to the regulation of firearms, firearms parts and accessories, ammunition, and ammunition components.
     Amend KRS 65.870 which limits cities and counties from having local firearms ordinances to expand the units of government and public agencies covered, expand limitations on local action, and provide that parties may sue to enjoin violations.


     HFA (1, A. Webb-Edgington) - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 237 relating to firearms, ammunition, and firearms accessories made in Kentucky, marked "made in Kentucky," and used in Kentucky to specify that these items are exempt from federal law; specify that the exemption does not apply to machine guns, silencers, exploding ammunition, and firearms with a bore of 1.5 inches; name law the "Kentucky Firearms Freedom Act."

     Feb 28-introduced in House
     Feb 29-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2012; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 13-floor amendment (1) withdrawn
     Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 88-8
     Mar 15-received in Senate
     Mar 19-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 26, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 34-2
     Mar 27-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 117)

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