H.B. 36 Bureau of Criminal Identification Reporting Amendments

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 36 Bureau of Criminal Identification Reporting Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 53-10-102. Definitions. U.C.A. 78B-7-106. Protective orders -- Ex parte protective orders -- Modification of orders -- Service of process -- Duties of the court....
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H.B. 17 Firearm Violence and Suicide Prevention Amendments

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 17 Firearm Violence and Suicide Prevention Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 53-5-707. Concealed firearm permit -- Fees -- Concealed Weapons Account. U.C.A. 62A-15-103. Division -- Creation -- Responsibilities. U.C.A. 62A-15-1101. Suicide prevention -- Reporting requirements. U.C.A. 63I-1-262. Repeal dates,...
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Can Felons Own Black Powder Guns?

This question was asked on our Facebook Group. Due to the length of the answer, we have created this post. First, it's already known that it's illegal under Federal and State laws for a restricted or prohibited person to purchase, transfer, possess, use, or have under the person's custody or control any firearm or any...
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H.B. 68 Court Commissioner Amendments

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 68 Court Commissioner Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 53-5-711 Law enforcement officials and judges -- Training requirements -- Qualification -- Revocation. U.C.A. 76-10-506. Threatening with or using dangerous weapon in fight or quarrel. U.C.A. 76-10-508. Discharge of firearm...
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H.B. 331 Prohibition on Firearm Modification Devices

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 331 Prohibition on Firearm Modification Devices Section Affected: U.C.A. 76-3-203.8 Increase of sentence if dangerous weapon used. U.C.A. 76-5-202 Aggravated murder. Section Created: U.C.A. 76-10-533 Prohibited devices. Under this Bill it would enact 76-10-533 and make it ILLEGAL for a person to import, sell, manufacture, transfer, receive, or possess: • Any manual,...
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H.B. 217 Open Carry Near Schools Amendments

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 217 Open Carry Near Schools Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 76-10-505.5. Possession of a dangerous weapon, firearm, or short barreled shotgun on or about school premises -- Penalties. Under this Bill it would change the wording of 76-10-505.5 and make it ILLEGAL for a person to open carry a...
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S.B. 45 Domestic Violence Revisions

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 S.B. 45 Domestic Violence Revisions Sections Affected: U.C.A. 77-36-1. Definitions. This Bill would add "aggravated cruelty to an animal, as described in Subsection 76-9-301, with the intent to harass or threaten the other cohabitant" to the definitions of...
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H.B. 209 Extreme Risk Protective Order

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 209 Extreme Risk Protective Order Sections Affected: U.C.A. 53-10-208.1. Magistrates and court clerks to supply information. Section Created: Title 78B, Chapter 7, Part 5, Extreme Risk Protective Order Act. This Bill is what's called a “red flag” firearm law. Similar to laws in other states, it would...
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H.B. 190 Liability of Firearm Custodian

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 190 Liability of Firearm Custodian Section Created: U.C.A. 53-5a-103.5. Liability of firearm custodian. Let's start off with an off-topic question: If you allow one of your friends to borrow your car, and they got in an accident and hit another vehicle because of texting and driving or otherwise being...
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H.B. 114 Self-Defense Amendments

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 114 Self-Defense Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 76-2-402.  Force in defense of person -- Forcible felony defined. U.C.A. 76-10-506.  Threatening with or using dangerous weapon in fight or quarrel. Under this Bill it would change the wording...
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