SB 1122 Creates the offense of unlawful transfer of weapons for a licensed firearms dealer to deliver a handgun to a purchaser without waiting at least 24 hours
Sponsor: Schupp
LR Number: 6662S.02I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 3/3/2016 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee Journal Page: S508
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Effective Date: January 1, 2017

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SB 1122 - This act makes it a Class E felony offense of unlawful transfer of weapons for a licensed firearms dealer to deliver a handgun to a purchaser without waiting at least 24 hours and upon receipt of the purchaser's criminal background check.

This provision does not apply to the sale of a firearm to a law enforcement officer in the course of the officer's official duties.

In addition, this act changes the classification of the offense to a Class E felony so that no change to the sentence for the offense will occur when the revisions to felony penalties take effect on January 1, 2017.

This act takes effect January 1, 2017.

This act is similar to HB 2666 (2016).

MEGHAN LUECKE