H.B. 418 Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 418 Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers Sections Affected: U.C.A. 76-10-501. Definitions. Sections Enacted: U.C.A. 76-10-526.1. Transfer of firearm between unlicensed persons. Under this Bill it would; • Defines terms; • Requires background checks for the transfer of a firearm between persons who are not federal firearms...
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H.B. 477 Property Owners Amendments

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 477 Property Owners Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 57-22-4. Owner's duties. U.C.A. 57-22-5.1. Crime victim's right to new locks -- Domestic violence victim's right to terminate rental agreement -- Limits an owner relating to assistance from public safety agency. Section Enacted: U.C.A. 57-24-103. Restriction on certain prohibitions. This...
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H.B. 489 Concealed Carry Amendments

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 489 Concealed Carry Amendments Section 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. This Bill would allow an individual who has a Utah provisional...
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H.B. 152 Voluntary Commitment Of A Firearm

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 152 Voluntary Commitment Of A Firearm Sections Affected: U.C.A. 53-5c-201. Voluntary commitment of a firearm by owner cohabitant -- Law enforcement to hold firearm. Under this Bill it would define an "owner cohabitant" to...
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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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