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 Bill Status of HB2971  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mark L. Walker

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Smart Handgun Technology Act. Provides that until the Attorney General finds that personalized handgun technology is available, he or she is required to report to the Governor and the General Assembly every 6 months regarding the availability of personalized handguns for retail sales purposes. Provides that 23 months after the Attorney General finds that smart handguns are available for retail sale, the Attorney General and the Director of State Police must begin the process of adopting a list of personalized handguns that may be sold in the State. Provides that 6 months after the initial list of personalized handguns is approved, it is unlawful for any licensed manufacturer, wholesaler, or retail firearms dealer to transport into the State, sell, expose for sale, possess with the intent of selling, assign, or otherwise transfer a handgun unless it is a personalized handgun. Provides exemptions. Defines "personalized handgun".

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark L. Walker
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/5/2019HouseTo Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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