Bills for April 3 and April 4, 2018 in Key Committees

Although the schedule for the Senate Judiciary C Committee for next week has not been published, early information suggests that two anti-gun bills will be heard on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. We will update this information when the schedule has been published.

The following bills will be heard at the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The LSA’s official Position on each bill is listed.

NEUTRAL HB 44, Brown, Provides an exception to the crime of illegal carrying of weapons for clerks of court and tax assessors

SUPPORT HB 200, Wright, Repeals the prohibition on manufacture, ownership, possession, custody, or use of certain knives and similar instruments

SUPPORT HB 271, Garofalo, Provides for the carrying of concealed handgun on school property by certain teachers and administrators

OPPOSE HB 357, Marcelle, Prohibits a person convicted of a hate crime from possessing a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon

PENDING HB 448, Carter, Provides for the seizure of firearms of persons who pose a risk of imminent personal injury to self or others

NEUTRAL HB 495, Hazel, Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

NEUTRAL HB 543, Emerson, Provides relative to concealed carry of firearms for qualified retired law enforcement officers

NEUTRAL HB 702, Bouie, Adds former members of the legislature to the list of persons who are excepted from the crime of illegal carrying of weapons

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