Florida’s 2020 Proposed Anti-gun Legislation
SB 558: Large-capacity Magazines-Oppose-Large-capacity Magazines; Defining the term “large-capacity magazine”; prohibiting the sale, transfer, or possession of large-capacity magazines; providing criminal penalties; providing exceptions, etc.
SB 794: Large-capacity Magazines- Oppose-Large-capacity Magazines; Prohibiting the importing into this state, or the distributing, transporting, transferring, selling, or giving within this state, of large-capacity magazines; providing criminal penalties; prohibiting the possession of large-capacity magazines; providing exceptions; specifying circumstances in which the manufacture or transportation of large-capacity magazines is not prohibited, etc.
SB 1208: Assault Weapons and Large-capacity Magazines-Oppose- Assault Weapons and Large-capacity Magazines; Prohibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; providing conditions for continued possession of such weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines; requiring certificates of transfer for transfers of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; providing for relinquishment of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; providing enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses when committed with an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine, etc.
SB 1300: Assault Weapons- Oppose-Assault Weapons; Prohibiting the importing into this state, or the distributing, transporting, transferring, selling, or giving within this state, of an assault weapon; prohibiting the possession of an assault weapon; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons lawfully possessed before a specified date; specifying circumstances in which the manufacture or transportation of assault weapons is not prohibited, etc.
SB 270: Sale and Delivery of Firearms- Oppose- Sale and Delivery of Firearms; Requiring the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, to complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; authorizing a licensed dealer to charge a buyer or transferee specified fees; deleting provisions authorizing a licensee to complete the sale or transfer of a firearm to a person without receiving certain notification from the Department of Law Enforcement informing the licensee that such person is prohibited from receipt or possession of a firearm or providing a unique approval number under certain circumstances, etc.
SB 398: Concealed Weapons and Firearms- Oppose- Concealed Weapons and Firearms; Prohibiting a concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility, etc.
SB 428: Prohibited Places for Weapons and Firearms- Oppose- Prohibited Places for Weapons and Firearms; Revising the locations where a concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee is prohibited from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm, etc.
SB 460: Sales of Ammunition- Oppose- Sales of Ammunition; Citing this act as “Jaime’s Law”; requiring background checks for the sale or transfer of ammunition; providing exceptions, etc.
SB 548: Firearms- Oppose- Firearms; Requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to include on a standard form certain questions concerning a potential firearm buyer’s or transferee’s criminal history and other information relating to the person’s eligibility to make the firearm purchase; requiring the department to notify certain law enforcement agencies when a potential sale or transfer receives a nonapproval number; prohibiting the sale or transfer, or facilitation of a sale or transfer, of a firearm to a person younger than a certain age by any person or entity, etc.
SB 586: Firearms- Oppose- Firearms; Requiring that, if neither party to a firearm sale or transfer is a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer, all other sales or transfers may be conducted only between two persons who have valid concealed weapons or firearms licenses; requiring such a seller or transferor to retain a copy of the buyer’s or transferee’s concealed weapons or firearms license and the serial number of the firearm sold, etc
SB 634: Lawful Ownership, Possession, and Use of Firearms and Weapons- Oppose- Lawful Ownership, Possession, and Use of Firearms and Weapons; Prohibiting a person from owning, possessing, and lawfully using firearms and other weapons, ammunition, and supplies while engaging in certain lawful uses if he or she is within a specified distance of the real property of certain locations, etc.
SB 94/ H 4451: Transfers of Firearms- Oppose- Transfers of Firearms; Requiring transfers of firearms to be conducted through a licensed dealer; requiring deposit of the firearm with the licensed dealer under certain circumstances; providing for disposition of the firearm if the licensed dealer cannot legally complete the transaction or return the firearm to its owner; requiring law enforcement agencies to report to the Attorney General any violation by licensed dealers, etc.
SB 134/H6009 : Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition- Oppose- Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition; Repealing a provision relating to the preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the Legislature, to the exclusion of local jurisdictions, etc.
SB 310: Three-dimensional Printed Firearms- Oppose- Three-dimensional Printed Firearms; Prohibiting a person from printing, transferring, importing into this state, distributing, selling, possessing, or giving to another person certain 3D-printed firearms as of a specified date; providing criminal penalties; requiring persons in possession of such firearms to relinquish them to a law enforcement agency or to the Department of Law Enforcement or to destroy them before the prohibition takes effect, etc.
SB 462: Public Records/Buyer or Transferee/Ammunition-Oppose- Public Records/Buyer or Transferee/Ammunition; Providing an exemption from public records requirements for records containing certain information pertaining to a buyer or transferee who is not found to be prohibited from receipt or transfer of ammunition; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.
SB 1248: Safe Storage of Firearms- Oppose- Safe Storage of Firearms; Providing firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, licensed manufacturers, and licensed dealers under certain circumstances; authorizing agents or employees of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to perform inspections under certain circumstances; providing noncriminal penalties, etc.
SPB 7028: Public Safety-Oppose- Public Safety; Requiring emergency medical technicians and paramedics to disclose certain confidential communications to law enforcement agencies to communicate a threat under certain circumstances; requiring specified licensees, rather than psychiatrists, to disclose certain confidential communications to law enforcement agencies to communicate a threat under certain circumstances; authorizing a person who is not a licensed importer, a licensed manufacturer, or a licensed dealer and who chooses to not use a licensed importer, a licensed manufacturer, or a licensed dealer to facilitate a private sale of his or her firearm to sell the firearm if he or she complies with specified requirements, etc.
HB 353- Weapons and Firearms Oppose-Weapons and Firearms: Provides that petition for involuntary examination serves as petition for risk protection order in certain circumstances and provides for confiscation of firearms & ammunition; requires minimum mandatory term of imprisonment for person convicted of felony while owning or having in his or her care, custody, possession, or control firearm, ammunition, or electronic weapon or device. (Red Flag Bill)
HB 6003: Firearms- Support-Firearms: Removes provisions authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances, prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability, prohibition on persons younger than 21 years of age from purchasing firearms, certain exemptions from firearms purchase waiting period, ban on bump-fire stock, & statute authorizing risk protection orders.
HB 6001: Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms: Support- Removes provision prohibiting concealed carry licensees from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into college or university facility.
HB 273: Carrying of Firearms: Support- Removes requirement that license to carry concealed firearm is required in order to carry such firearm; limits areas in which concealed carrying of firearm is prohibited; revises criminal penalties; revises provisions relating to carrying of concealed weapons by nonresidents; provides for issuance of concealed carry licenses for reciprocity purposes; specifies that person not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing firearm may own, possess, & lawfully use firearms & other weapons, ammunition, & supplies for lawful purposes.
HB 183: Prohibited Places for Weapons and Firearms: NEUTRAL- Authorizes elected member of specified governing body who holds license to carry concealed weapons or firearms to carry concealed weapon or firearm to meeting of governing body of which he or she is member. (AS long as elected officials are safe…)