HB 640, Firearms Regulation; Disposal

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Rep. Tyler Paul Smith
District 18
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3/19/2021
Municipal Powers | Public Safety |
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This is bill, among other firearms rights protection measures, provides for rules that municipalities must follow regarding the disposal by sale of firearms in the municipality's possession. These rules include creating a fixed amount for damages to which a person making a claim that the municipality did not follow these provisions would be entitled to a $100.00 penalty. This bill provides for the waiver of sovereign immunity, including for attorney's fees, for claims brought pursuant to the changes proposed in this bill. 

BILL STATUS
3/31/2021 - Withdrawn and Recommitted in House