SB 305 - This act modifies provisions regarding the unlawful possession of firearms.
ADULT & CHILD ABUSE PROTECTION ORDERS(SECTIONS 455.050 & 455.523)
This act allows the court, after issuing any order of protection, to prohibit the respondent from knowingly possessing or purchasing any firearm while the order is in effect. The court will inform the respondent in writing and, if the respondent is present, orally of such prohibition of firearms. Additionally, the court will forward the order to the state highway patrol and the state highway patrol will notify the Federal Bureau of Investigation within 24 hours that such an order has been received.
REPORTING TO HIGHWAY PATROL (SECTION 565.076)
This act requires that after a conviction for the offense of domestic assault in the fourth degree, the court will forward the record of conviction to the state highway patrol and the state highway patrol will notify the Federal Bureau of Investigation within 24 hours that such an record has been received.
OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM (SECTION 571.070)
This act modifies the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm to include a person who possesses a firearm and has been convicted of a misdemeanor offense of domestic violence or other misdemeanor domestic violence crimes or a person subject to an order of protection under this act.
This act is identical to SB 936 (2022) and to provisions in SB 59 (2023), SB 431 (2023), SB 894 (2022), HB 1655 (2022), SB 563 (2020), and HB 960 (2019).
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