Bill Status of HB3791 96th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-FIREARM AMNESTY
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez - William Davis, Luis Arroyo, Lisa M. Dugan, Linda Chapa LaVia and Careen M. Gordon
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a municipal police department or church may establish a Firearm Relinquishment Amnesty Program. Provides that a resident of the county or municipality where the law enforcement agency that has established a Firearm Relinquishment Amnesty Program is located may, without identifying himself or herself and without being subject to prosecution for a violation of State law or a county or municipal ordinance relating to the illegal possession of that firearm, transfer the firearm to that local law enforcement agency or church. Preempts home rule. Effective immediately.