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 Bill Status of SB1330  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  FIREARMS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James A. DeLeo - Emil Jones, Jr. - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Lost; 024-031-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Firearms Act. Contains only a short title provision.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Firearms Accountability Act. Provides that whenever any person intentionally or negligently delivers or causes to be delivered a firearm, firearm ammunition, or silencer to: (1) any person who is not legally authorized to possess that item; (2) a person who is purchasing the item on behalf of another person; or (3) any other person the deliverer knows or has reason to know will use the item unlawfully; the deliverer shall thereafter be civilly liable for the commission of any subsequent tortious conduct that directly or indirectly involves the use, attempted use, or threatened use of the item by any person. Provides that a person bringing an action under the Act may be entitled to recover punitive damages if the conduct of the defendant that gave rise to the cause of action was either intentional, reckless, or grossly negligent. Provides that persons subject to liability under the Act are jointly and severally liable.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/18/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/18/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/24/2005SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/16/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/17/2005SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 008-001-001
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2005
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/11/2005SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  4/12/2005SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. James A. DeLeo
  4/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Held in Executive
  4/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 007-006-000
  4/13/2005SenateSecond Reading
  4/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Silverstein
  4/13/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 14, 2005
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Lost; 024-031-000

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