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HB 0058 - Crimes and offenses; prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence from receiving, possessing, or transporting firearms

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Rhonda Burnough
Last Action: 1/30/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 58 amends Code Sections 16-5-20, 16-5-23, 16-5-23.1, 16-11-102, 16-11-131 of the O.C.G.A mandating that those convicted of simple assault and family violence would be prohibited from receiving, possessing, or transporting firearms in the state of Georgia. Additionally, the legislation would require those who are convicted of the aforementioned charges to surrender their firearms to an authorized federal firearms dealer.

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