2013 MN Firearm Bills Guide

By KBJR News 1

2013 MN Firearm Bills Guide

February 5, 2013 Updated Feb 5, 2013 at 5:53 PM CST

St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A number of bills in both the Minnesota House and Senate are being proposed this legislative session in the wake of recent tragedies across the country.

 

House Bills 

  HF0307           Permit to carry application required to be made to a chief of police of a municipality, and if no chief of police, to a county sheriff.
  HF0298           Firearms regulation by local units of government allowed in certain circumstances.
  HF0294           Firearms restoration eligibility for persons who have become ineligible and persons who have been denied a permit to carry a handgun judicial challenge processes modified.
  HF0285           Firearm lawful possession modified.
  HF0244           Firearm loss or theft false report crime established, crime of transferring firearms to an ineligible person expanded, and a person convicted of these crimes made ineligible to possess a firearm.
  HF0243           Large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than seven rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided.
  HF0242           Large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided.
  HF0241           Assault weapons; crime established for manufacturing, transferring, or possessing assault weapons; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided for; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided.
  HF0240           Mental health screening improved for persons applying for firearm permits.
  HF0239           Persons who possess guns on private property after being ordered to leave the premises equal penalties established.
  HF0238           Offenders who unlawfully possess firearms on school properties equal penalties established.
  HF0237           Pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
  HF0184           Centralized register of individuals who voluntarily wish to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time maintenance and creation required; acceptance of voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition from persons on the voluntary register and establishment of procedures for return of the firearms and ammunition upon request by chiefs of police and sheriffs mandated.
  HF0178           Retired peace officers authorized to carry a pistol without a permit, and law enforcement agencies required to issue identification to former officers who qualify to carry without a permit.
  HF0169          

Muzzleloader scope use allowed.

 

Senate Bills

 

SF0236           Firearms safety certificate course of instruction wildlife identification portion online completion authorization
  SF0235           Lawful firearms possession and crime of violence modifications
  SF0205           Pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons transfers and possession eligibility; criminal penalty provisions
  SF0109           Laser sights permits use by visually impaired persons authorization
  SF0083           Scopes on muzzleloaders authorization
  SF0069           Retired peace officers firearm carry without permit authorization
  SF0064           Convicted violent felons gun ownership rights restoration authorization
  SF0046           Firearms possession restoration for violent felons repeal

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