- Public Safety - Access to Firearms - Storage Requirements
- Sponsored by
- Senators Smith, Augustine, Beidle, Benson, Elfreth, Ellis, Feldman, Ferguson, Griffith, Guzzone, Kelley, King, Kramer, Lam, Lee, Peters, Pinsky, Rosapepe, Waldstreicher, Washington, West, Young, Zirkin, and Zucker
- In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 12:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Prohibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or an unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm, unless the firearm is locked by a certain safety lock or is secured in a container that is capable of preventing an unintended person from gaining access to the contents; altering the definition of "child" to be an individual under the age of 18 years instead of 16 years; and providing a penalty for a violation of the Act of imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
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