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SB 0048 - No Restoration of Gun Rights for those Convicted of Forcible Felonies
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Vincent Fort (D)
Last Action: 1/26/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
State Code Titles: 16
Senate Committee: JUDYNC
Assigned To:
Firearms/Carry LawsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation prohibits the restoration of gun rights to someone convicted of a forcible felony which involves the use or threat of violence or physical force against the victim, such as murder, burglary, robbery, home invasion, kidnapping, carjacking, stalking, child molestation, sexual battery, arson, terroristic threats, etc.

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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 48
Carrying and Possession of Firearms; prohibit restoration of gun rights to persons who have been convicted of forcible felony
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to prohibit restoration of gun rights to persons who have been convicted of a forcible felony; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/26/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/15/2015 - Senate Hopper
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