Firearms; possession within residence of victim by persons subject to protective orders. (SB554)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession or transportation of firearms; certain emergency protective orders; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for the physical possession of a firearm while in the residence of the alleged victim or the transport of a firearm by a person subject to an emergency protective order issued as a result of an assault and battery against a family or household member.
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01/16/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103177D
01/16/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB554)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read second time
02/01/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB554E
02/01/2012Printed as engrossed 12103177D-E
02/02/2012Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB554E)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/15/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/16/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/17/2012Continued to 2013 in Militia, Police and Public Safety
11/29/2012Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety