Firearm or pneumatic gun; allowing access by children age six or younger, penalty. (SB217)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Firearms; access by children; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor to knowingly authorize a child age six or younger to use a firearm or pneumatic gun. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103048D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2016Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

Waldo Jaquith writes:

If I want to teach my kid to shoot a pneumatic gun at the age of 6, under my supervision, there is zero reason for that to be illegal. What harm is actually happening that this is intended to prevent?