2019 Florida Proposed Gun Legislation

2019 Florida Proposed Gun Legislation… final status as of 5 June 2019
including positions of the FL Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence & LWV-FL
To track legislation for both houses, visit https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bills/2019
Summary:  53 firearm-related bills were introduced in the FL Legislature this year; three passed with one still awaiting the governor’s signature.  The majority (34) were “smart bills” supporting gun safety but only one of those bills was heard and passed by committee: SPB7106, an expansion of risk protection orders, which died in the Senate Rules committee.

SENATE

Bill #/ Position Sponsor(s) Description Status
SB108
SMART legislation
Book & Stewart; filed 11/29/18 Regulation of Concealed Weapons Licenses: transfer responsibility to Dept. of Law Enforcement 1/10 Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB364

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill HB683

 

Braynon; filed 1/17/19 Prohibited Places for Weapons & Firearms: adds performing arts centers and legitimate theaters to list of locations where licensee is prohibited from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon 1/25 Referred to Judiciary, Commerce & Tourism and Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

 

 

       
SB466

SMART legislation

(see also SB500)

 

Companion bill HB455

Farmer; filed 1/23/19 Bans possession, sale or transfer of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfully possessed before specified date; provides enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses committed with an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine, etc. 2/1  Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB468

SMART legislation

Related bill SB470

Farmer; filed 1/23/19 Firearms: Requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to include on standard form questions concerning potential firearm buyer’s criminal history and other information relating to the person’s eligibility to make firearm purchase. 2/1 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB470

Related bill SB468

 

Farmer; filed 1/23/19 Fees: Authorizing licensed dealer to charge firearm buyer or transferee specified fees. 2/1 Referred to Judiciary; Finance and Tax;

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in JudiciaryRules

       
SB500

SMART legislation
(see also SB466)


Companion bill HB455

Stewart; filed 1/24/19 Gun Safety: Prohibits importing or distributing, transporting, transferring, selling, or giving of an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; prohibits possession of assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; provides exceptions 2/8 Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Criminal Justice

       
CS/SB598

See also SB1238

 

Companion bill HB403

Albritton; filed 1/29/2019 Firearms: Authorizes concealed weapon or concealed firearm licensee to carry a concealed firearm on the property of a religious institution during religious services or religious institution events when the property also contains a school; provides exceptions. 2/8 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

2/12 On Committee agenda– Judiciary, 02/19

2/19 CS by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2

2/20 Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) – (Committee Substitute)

2/22 Now in Criminal Justice (amendment filed by Albritton)

3/5 Introduced-SJ 75; CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 156  

5/3 Died in Criminal Justice

       
SB636
SMART legislation

 

Similar bill HB787

Braynon; filed 1/31/2019 Revises Stand Your Ground; Use or Threatened Use of Force: Revises standard under which a person is justified in using or threatening to use non-deadly or deadly force from a person’s reasonable belief to the objective belief of a reasonably cautious and prudent person in the same circumstances; revises burden of proof from clear and convincing evidence to a preponderance of evidence which the party seeking to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution under specified provision must prove. 2/15 Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Criminal Justice

       
SB654
SMART legislation

 

Companion bill HB135

 

Book; filed 2/1/2019 Transfers of Firearms; Requires firearm transfers to be conducted through licensed dealer; requires deposit of firearm with licensed dealer under certain circumstances 2/15 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

 

       
SB722

 

Companion bill HB487

 

CS/HB487 awaiting governor’s signature

 

Hooper, filed 2/5/2019 Carrying of Firearms by Tactical Medical Professionals: Exempts certain licensed medical professionals from specified provisions concerning carrying firearms; requires certain policies and procedures for law enforcement agencies; provides immunities and privileges. 2/15  Referred to Judiciary; Infrastructure and Security; Rules

3/11 CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 196

4/2 Favorable by Infra-structure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 312

4/23 CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0

4/24 Pending reference

588; Substituted CS/HB 487 -SJ 588; Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 487-SJ 588
6/5 – signed by officers and presented to governor as CS/HB487

       
SB752

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill HB197

Berman; filed 2/5/2019 Concealed Weapons and Firearms: Prohibits concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility. 2/15 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB764

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill

HB923

Berman; co-introducer Cruz;

Filed 2/6/2019

Home Safety: Prohibits person who owns a firearm from keeping it in a residence if he or she has reason to know that another resident is prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, or receiving a firearm 2/15 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB788

SMART legislation

 

 

Book; filed 2/6/2019 Firearms: Authorizes law enforcement officer to serve and execute court order on any day and at any time; to use reasonable force to gain entry to premises and take custody of person subject to court order; may seize firearm or ammunition if person poses potential danger to themselves or others 2/15 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB922

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill

HB709

Berman; filed 2/11/2019 Discharging Firearms in Public or on Residential Property; Citing this act as the “Mary Chadwick Act”; revising provisions prohibiting the recreational discharge of a firearm outdoors 2/19 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB956

SMART legislation

Stewart; filed 2/12/19 Three-dimensional Printed Firearms; prohibiting the printing, transferring, importing into state, distributing, selling, possessing, or giving to another person certain 3D-printed firearms 2/19 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB992

SMART legislation

Stewart; filed 2/13/19 Bump-fire Stocks; Delaying a prohibition of certain actions related to bump-fire stocks until a specified date; requiring a person in possession of a bump-fire stock to relinquish it to a law enforcement agency or the Department of Law Enforcement or to destroy or render the device permanently inoperable before the prohibition takes effect, etc. 2/22 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB996

 

Companion bill HB6005

 

Hutson; filed 2/13/19 Possession of Firearms on School Property; Revising a provision relating to the possession of firearms in student campus parking,etc 2/22 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB1122

SMART legislation

Withdrawn

Companion bill HB753

Pizzo; filed 2/18/2019 Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms; Reducing # years that such licenses are valid; requiring that certain persons successfully demonstrate firearms proficiency through a specified course to obtain a license; providing course requirements, etc. 2/28 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

3/15 Pending withdrawal

3/21 Withdrawn from Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

Withdrawn

       
SB1206

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill

HB941

Berman; filed 2/19/2019 Domestic Violence; Revising prohibition on sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibiting persons convicted of a misdemeanor offense of domestic violence from possessing a firearm or ammunition; requiring persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence to surrender all firearms and ammunition in their possession upon conviction; requiring a law enforcement officer to remove firearms from the scene of an alleged act of domestic violence under certain circumstances 3/4 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB1238

 

(Also see CS/SB598

and HB403)

Mayfield; filed 2/20/2019 Safety of Religious Institutions; Authorizing a church, synagogue, or other religious institution to allow concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee to carry a firearm on the property of that church, synagogue, or other religious institution for certain purposes; authorizing a private school or a religious school to designate a person to carry a firearm on that school’s property, etc. 3/4 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

3/20 On Committee agenda– Judiciary, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm

3/25 Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 265

4/8 On Committee agenda– Criminal Justice, 04/08/19, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building –Temporarily Postponed

5/3 Died in Criminal Justice

 

       
SB1310

SMART legislation

Withdrawn

 

Similar bill HB 1165

Pizzo; filed 2/22/19 Minors Posting Firearms on Social Media; Prohibiting the posting or publishing of a picture of a firearm, BB gun, air or gas-operated gun, or device displayed to resemble a firearm to social media by a minor; prohibiting storing a firearm in such a way that a minor obtains access to it without permission and posts a picture of it on social media 3/04 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

3/5 Introduced

 

4/10 Withdrawn from Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules; Withdrawn

       
SB1532

SMART legislation

Also see SB1662

 

Companion bill HB 6061

Rouson; filed 2/28 Local Regulation of Firearms and Ammunition; Repealing a provision relating to a preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the state and penalizing violations, etc. 3/8 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 202

3/13 Introduced -SJ 202

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB1562

 

Companion bill HB581

Gruters; filed 2/28 Exceptions to Requirements for Purchase & Sale of Firearms; Defining the term “holder of a concealed weapons permit”; revising the definition of the term “law enforcement officer”; exempting holders of a concealed weapons permit from specified county waiting period requirements when purchasing a firearm, etc. 3/8 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 205

3/13 Introduced -SJ 205

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB1662

SMART legislation

 

Similar bills SB1532 and HB6061

 

Companion bill HB6069

Taddeo; filed 3/1 Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition; Repealing a provision relating to the preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the Legislature, to the exclusion of local jurisdictions, etc. 3/8 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 214

3/13 Introduced -SJ 214

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SB1718

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill HB769

Taddeo; filed 3/1 Sale and Delivery of Firearms; Prohibiting persons convicted of misdemeanor hate crime offenses from purchasing firearms, etc. 3/8 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 219

3/13 Introduced-SJ 219

5/3 Died in Judiciary

       
SPB7026

Withdrawn

Criminal Justice; on Committee agenda 2/4/2019 Open Government Sunset Review Act: Amends provisions relating to exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying information of individual who’s applied for license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm thru a tax collector appointed by Dept of Agriculture &Consumer Services to receive applications & fees Criminal Justice, on agenda for 02/11, 2:30 pm

Withdrawn

       
SB7030

LWV-FL priority to defeat

Companion bill HB7093

 

Passed & signed by the governor

Education; on Committee agenda 2/4/2019

 

2/13 filed

 

3/24 ten amendments filed to date

School Safety and Security: Requires sheriff to establish school guardian program under a certain conditions; requires school districts to promote a mobile suspicious activity reporting tool; requires Commissioner of Education to review recommendations from the School Hardening and Harm Mitigation Workgroup; revises duties of commissioner to include oversight of compliance with safety and security requirements of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act by specified persons and entities. 2/12 Submitted as committee bill & reported favorably by education  YEAS 5 NAYS 3

     

3/26 CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 283

4/11 CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 11 NAYS 9 -SJ 349

4/16 CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 357

4/17 Read 2nd time -SJ 364; Amendment(s) adopted (684762)-SJ 377;

4/23 Read 3rd time-SJ 405; CS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 17 -SJ 406

5/1 Read 3rd time -HJ 1107, 1108; CS passed; YEAS 65 NAYS 47 -HJ 1108; Ordered enrolled -SJ 766

5/8 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor, Approved by Governor 5/9 Chapter No. 2019-22

       
SB7044

 

Companion HB7059

 

Passed & signed by the governor as HB7059

Criminal Justice; 2/12/19

 

2/20 Filed

 

OGSR/Concealed Carry License/Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Amending provisions relating to an exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying information of an individual who has applied for a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm through a tax collector appointed by the Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services 2/19 Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0

3/12 Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 195

4/23 Favorable by- Rules; YEAS16 NAYS 1-SJ 451

4/24 Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading

4/25 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/19 -SJ 611

4/29 Read 2nd time-SJ 600; Substituted HB 7059-SJ 601; Laid on Table, refer to HB 7059 -SJ 601;

5/13 signed by officers
5/14 signed by the governor, chapter No. 2019-34

       
SPB7106
SMART bill
Education; 4/5/2019 Risk Protection Orders; redefining the term petitioner to include individuals who have a biological or legal parent-child relationship with, who are a legal guardian of or who are a sibling of a respondent Passed by Education 4/10/19 with 7 yeas and 1 nay; on Rules agenda for 4/23/19 but temporarily postponed

 

HOUSE

Bill #/ Position Sponsor(s) Description Status
HB135
SMART legislation

 

Companion bill SB654

Good, Jones & Valdes; filed 12/21/18 Transfers of firearms: requires transfers when neither party is a licensed dealer to be conducted through licensed dealer 1/9 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB175
Withdrawn
Hill & Sabatini; filed 1/7/2019 Firearms; Removes provisions authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances; removes prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability; removes prohibition on persons < 21 years of age purchasing firearms; eliminates waiting period for purchases of firearms other than handguns; removes ban on bump stocks; removes provisions providing for risk protection orders. 1/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

2/25 Withdrawn from Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

 

Withdrawn prior to introduction

       
HB197
SMART legislation

 

Companion bill SB752

 

Polo; filed 1/9/19 Concealed Weapons and Firearms; Prohibits concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into any childcare facility. 1/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB403

 

Companion bill SB598

 

Grall; filed 1/22/19 Safety of Religious Institutions; Authorizes religious institution to allow concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee to carry firearm on property of institution for certain purposes. 1/30 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Education Committee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

3/12 Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 411

4/9 Favorable by Education Committee YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 632

4/16 Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6 -HJ 744

4/17 Placed on Calendar -HJ 744

4/22 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19

4/25 Read 2nd time -HJ 897; Amendment(s) adopted (433783) -HJ 897; Read 3rd time -HJ 897; Passed as amended; YEAS 79 NAYS 35 -HJ 897; In Messages; Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 500; Received-SJ 500

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration;Died in Senate Judiciary

 

 

       
HB455

SMART legislation

 

Companion bills SB466 and 500

Smith, C., Eskamani; Joseph; Polo; filed 1/22/19 Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines; Prohibits sale, transfers, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before specified date. 1/30 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB487

 

Companion bill
SB722

 

Passed & awaiting governor’s signature as CS/HB487

Smith, D; filed 1/22/19 Carrying of Firearms by Tactical Medical Professionals; Exempts certain licensed medical professionals from specified provisions concerning carrying of firearms; requires certain policies & procedures for law enforcement agencies; provides immunities and privileges. 3/19 CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 460; 926647 – Amendment by D Smith adopted w/out objection;

3/20 CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 457;

3/26 Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 498

4/3 Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 583

4/Substituted for CS/CS/SB 722

CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 633; In returning messages

5/1 Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (764278) -HJ 1125; CS passed as amended; YEAS 106 NAYS 7 -HJ 1126; 6/4 signed by officers & presented to governor

       
HB553

 

Linked bill HB455

Similar bill SB466

Smith, C; filed 1/24/19 Public Records /Personal Identifying Information of Assault Weapon or Large-Capacity Magazine Possession Certificate holder; Provides exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying information of person issued certificate of possession with respect to an assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine. 1/30 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB581

Withdrawn

Clemons; filed 1/28/19 Exceptions to Requirements for the Purchase and Sale of Firearms; Defines “holder of concealed weapons permit” to include certified law enforcement officers; revises definition of “law enforcement officer”; exempts holders of concealed weapons permit from specified county waiting period requirements when purchasing firearm. 2/6 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Withdrawn prior to introduction

       
HB683

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill SB364

Bush; filed 2/6/2019 Prohibited Places For Weapons and Firearms; Revises locations where licensee is prohibited from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm. Adds performing arts centers and theaters. 2/13 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB709

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill

SB922

Slosberg; filed 2/7/2019 “Mary Chadwick Act” Discharging Firearms in Public or on Residential Property; Revises provisions prohibiting recreational discharge of firearm outdoors; prohibits propelling of any potentially lethal projectile over or across private land while target shooting; provides criminal penalties. 2/13 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB753

SMART legislation

Withdrawn

 

Companion bill SB1122

Fernandez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joseph; filed 2/11/19 Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons; Reduces # of years that such licenses are valid; requires that certain persons successfully demonstrate firearms proficiency through specified course to obtain license; provides course requirements. 2/20 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee;

Judiciary Committee

3/1 withdrawn prior to introduction

       
HB769

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill SB1718

Smith,C; filed 2/13/19 Sale and Delivery of Firearms; Prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor hate crime offenses from purchasing firearms. 2/20 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB923

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill

SB764

Stark; filed 2/19/19 Home Safety; Prohibits person who owns firearm from keeping it in residence if he or she knows or has reason to know that another person also residing in that residence is prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, or receiving firearm; provides criminal penalties 2/28 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB941

SMART legislation

 

Companion Bill

SB1206

Eskamani; filed 2/20/19 Domestic Violence; Revises prohibition on sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor offense of domestic violence from possessing firearm or ammunition; requires persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence to surrender all firearms & ammunition 2/28 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB1025

SMART legislation

Polsky; filed 2/21/19 Sale, Transfer or Storage of Firearms; Revises requirements for storage of firearms; provides criminal penalties if person other than owner access stored firearm & uses it in specified ways; requires seller or transferor of firearm to provide specified information 3/4 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB1165

 

Similar bill SB1310

Jones; filed 2/28 Minors Posting Firearms on Social Media; Prohibits posting or publishing picture of firearm, BB gun, air or gas-operated gun, or device displayed to resemble firearm to social media by minor; authorizes court to require certain adults to participate in parenting classes; provides for community service programs for violations; requires seizure of firearms; prohibits storing firearm in such way that a minor obtains access to it w/out permission & posts picture of it on social media. 3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB6005

 

Companion bill SB996

Byrd & Sabatini; filed 1/02/19 Possession of Firearms on K-12 School Property: allows carrying firearm for firearm program approved by principal; career center having a firearms training range or in a vehicle (school districts may waive the last provision re: student parking privileges)
     

1/09 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Education Committee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

3/12 Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3 -HJ 414

3/13 Now in Education Committee -HJ 414

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Education Committee

       
HB6007 Sabatini, Hill & Roach; filed 1/03/19 Campus Carry: Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms; Removes provision prohibiting concealed carry licensees from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into college or university facility. 1/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB6039

SMART legislation

Smith,C; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joseph; filed 2/11/19 Medical Privacy Concerning Firearms; Deletes provisions relating to patient firearm ownership recordkeeping, inquiry, & harassment by heath care practitioners & facilities. 2/20 Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Quality Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

3/5 Introduced

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee

       
HB6061

SMART legislation

Also see HB6069

 

Companion bill SB 1532

Diamond; filed 3/1/19 Local Regulation of Firearms and Ammunition; Repeals provisions relating to preemption of field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to state & penalizing violations. 3/5 Introduced

3/8 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 379

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB6069

SMART legislation

 

Also see HB6061

Companion bill SB 1532

Stark; filed 3/4/19 Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition; Repeals provision relating to preemption of field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to Legislature, to exclusion of local jurisdictions. 3/5 Introduced

3/8 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 379

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB6073 Hill; filed 3/5/19 Removes provisions authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances, prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability, prohibition on persons younger than 21 years of age from purchasing firearms, certain exemptions from firearms purchase waiting period, ban on bump-fire stock, & statute authorizing risk protection orders. 3/5 Introduced

3/8 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 379

5/3 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

       
HB7059

 

Companion bill SB7044

 

Passed & signed by the governor

 

Public Records/General Bill by Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee ; Yarborough; filed 3/7/19 OGSR/Concealed Carry License/DACS; Removes scheduled repeal of exemption from public records requirements for certain personal identifying information held by tax collector when individual applies for license to carry concealed weapon or firearm. 3/19 Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 461

4/8 Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 632

4/11Placed on Special Order Calendar, 4/17

4/17 Read 2ndtime; read 3rdtime; Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 696

Substituted for SB 7044 -SJ 601

Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 640;
5/13 signed by officers
5/14 signed by governor; Chapter No. 2019-34

       
HB7093

LWV-FL priority to defeat

Companion bill SB7030

 

Passed and signed by the governor as CS/CS/SB7030

Education Committee; Sullivan; filed 3/21/19 School Safety; Revises provisions relating to Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, Office of Safe Schools, school safety, student records, school safety specialists, threat assessment teams, student mental health assistance, safe-school officers, Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool, & funding provisions. 3/27 Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 9 -HJ 538

3/28 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03

4/3 Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 558

5/1 Laid on Table -HJ 1097
5/8 signed by officers
5/8 approved by governor Chapter No. 2019-22