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Author Topic: HB 63 SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS.  (Read 332 times)
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« on: March 11, 2019, 08:30:33 PM »

On Wednesday, at 1:00pm in the House Majority Hearing Room, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider gun control legislation HB63 as alerted by NRA-ILA. 

This bill makes it a misdemeanor to “unsafe[ly] storage of a firearm when the person intentionally or recklessly stores or leaves a loaded firearm within the reach or easy access of a an unauthorized person and where the unauthorized person obtains the firearm.” Currently the law is limited to “a minor”.

Affirmative defenses:
”The firearm was stored in a locked box or container, disabled with a tamper-resistant trigger lock which was properly engaged so as to render the firearm inoperable by a person other than the owner or other lawfully-authorized user, or stored in a location which a reasonable person would have believed to be secure from access by an unauthorized person.
(2) The unauthorized person obtained the firearm as the result of an unlawful entry by any person.


Personally I feel that this unnecessarily enforces what should be a standard practice.


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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2019, 07:56:42 AM »

But there are so many people that have firearms setting behind a door or laying in a drawer, or on a table where they can be easily accessed, just because they are too lazy to secure them.
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2019, 08:07:28 AM »

and so it begins.  It matters not if this will save lives, their favorite phrase.."if it saves one life it is needed".  It will likely make criminals of those of us that never were.  If I know leftist politicians, it will be worded in such a way that too much is left to interpretation.
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2019, 05:09:10 AM »

What good is a self defense gun(not allowed to use the "W" word, ask Radnor) that is locked up with a trigger lock??  I am one of those you described, with loaded guns all over the house.  But there are no people younger than 65 in the house.  Where kids, with the curiosity of cats are around, those things should be safely secured.

Any one with news of the legislature goings on.  Since the dems are in control, I assume they all agreed this is absolutely necessary.
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2019, 07:39:14 AM »

That's right the "W" will cost you $10.00.


Rep Bill Bush was with us today and DID NOT vote to release HB 63 safe storage from committee.
It did come out of committee.


IMHO, this is just the start of it.
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« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2019, 07:41:02 AM »

Technically, you should be good with the break-in provision as long as you file a police report.  What happens in real life may be another question.
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« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2019, 04:17:36 PM »

I got the report from the republican house committee, sounds like it is going to "we(dems) are in charge, so suck it, you can't stop us now."  Screw the people!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2019, 12:55:17 PM »

I too have guns around when home. No kids in my household either. 
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