H.B. 94 Weapons Restrictions Amendments

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 94 Weapons Restrictions Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 76-10-523. Persons exempt from weapons laws. U.C.A. 76-10-528. Carrying a dangerous weapon while under influence of alcohol or drugs unlawful. Under this Bill it would change the wording...
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H.B. 87 Safe Storage of Firearms Amendments

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 87 Safe Storage of Firearms Amendments Sections Affected: U.C.A. 53-5-704.  Bureau duties -- Permit to carry concealed firearm -- Certification for concealed firearms instructor -- Requirements for issuance -- Violation -- Denial, suspension, or revocation -- Appeal procedure. U.C.A. 53-5-705.  Temporary permit to carry concealed firearm -- Denial, suspension,...
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H.B. 243 Domestic Violence Modifications

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 243 Domestic Violence Modifications Section Affected: U.C.A. 76-10-523. Persons exempt from weapons laws. Under this Bill it would exempt a person who is issued a protective order under Subsection 78B-7-106(1)(b) or 78B-7-404(1)(b), from the provisions of Subsections 76-10-504(1) and...
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Concealed Firearm Permit Cost Increase

Effective January 1st, 2019, the fingerprint-based background check processing fee that the FBI charges will increase. This will also cause the cost for the concealed firearm permit to increase by $1.25. The new fee will be – Utah Residents: $53.25 | Non-Residents: $63.25

Law Update: Use of Force Amendments

Law Update: Use of Force Amendments Change To UCA 76-2-402 Force in defense of person -- Forcible felony defined. During the 2018 Legislative session, H.B. 102 Use of Force Amendments was introduced, passed and signed by Governor Herbert addition wordage to 76-2-402 Force in defense of person - Forcible felony defined. The Bill takes effect...
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H.B. 198 Concealed Carry Amendments

UPDATE: Governor Herbert signed H.B.198 on March 23rd, 2017 and went into effect as law on May 9th, 2017. ​Current law text is in Black. Enacted (new) and Amended (addition) text is in Green. Deleted text is in Red. Section 53-5-704.5 is enacted to read: 53-5-704.5. Provisional permit to carry concealed firearm. (1) (a) The bureau shall issue a provisional permit to carry a...
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House Resolution 358 – To Amend 18 USC §926A. The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms Or Ammunition

Today, H.R. 358 – To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition was introduced to congress. This amendment is to address the problems that people have when flying or driving through states such as New York and New Jersey and legally transporting firearms....
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