Guns

2022 Florida Legislative
Session on Guns

Title
Bill#
Description
Sponsor

Restrictions on Firearms and Ammunition During Emergencies

Repealing a provision relating to specified automatic restrictions on firearms and ammunition during certain declared emergencies, etc.

Sen. Joe Gruters (R) (also Florida GOP chairman)

Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms

Revising the standard for adults and minors to be considered criminally negligent in the storage of a firearm under specified circumstances; revising an exception to the prohibition on storing or leaving a loaded firearm within the reach or easy access of a minor etc.

Sen. Tina Polsky (D)

Unfinished Firearms

Prohibiting specified acts involving unfinished firearm frames or receivers; providing criminal penalties; defining the term “licensed dealer”, etc.

Sen. Tina Polsky (D)

Firearms Without a Unique Serial Number or Identifying Mark

Specifying requirements for persons manufacturing or assembling a firearm in this state, beginning on a specified date; requiring a person who owns a firearm without an assigned serial number or other identifying mark to comply with certain requirements etc.

Sen. Linda Stewart (D)

Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition Regulation

Repealing a provision relating to the preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the Legislature, to the exclusion of local jurisdictions, etc.

Sen. Annette Taddeo (D)

Secure Storage of Firearms

Providing firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, licensed manufacturers, and licensed dealers under certain circumstances; authorizing agents or employees of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to perform inspections under certain circumstances etc.

Sen. Victor M. Torres, Jr. (D)

Firearms

Requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, within a specified timeframe, to enter into the Florida Crime Information Center database certain orders affecting a person’s ability to purchase a firearm etc.

Sen. Tina Polsky (D)

Public Records/Buyer or Transferee of Ammunition

Providing an exemption from public records requirements for records containing certain information pertaining to a buyer or transferee who is not found to be prohibited from receipt or transfer of ammunition; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemption etc.

Sen. Tina Polsky (D)

Sale or Transfer of Ammunition

Citing this act as "Jaime’s Law," requiring background checks for the sale or transfer of ammunition; providing exceptions, etc.

Sen. Tina Polsky (D)

Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms

Revising requirements for the storage or leaving of a loaded firearm by a person on a premise under his or her control under certain circumstances involving a minor; revising the circumstances under which such person commits a specified violation, etc.

Sen. Gary M. Farmer, Jr. (D)

Assault Weapons and Large-capacity Magazines

Prohibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines etc.

Sen. Gary M. Farmer, Jr. (D)

Prohibited Recordkeeping Relating to Firearms or Firearm Owners

Repealing provisions relating to the prohibition of registration of firearms and the treatment of certain electronic records; repealing provisions relating to lists, records, or registries required to be destroyed, etc.

Sen. Gary M. Farmer, Jr. (D)

Sale and Delivery of Firearms

Requiring the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or other transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, to complete the sale, lease, or other transfer through a licensed dealer; specifying procedures and requirements for a licensed dealer etc.

Sen. Gary M. Farmer, Jr. (D)

Carrying a Concealed Weapon or Firearm in a Legislative Meeting

Removes prohibition on carrying of concealed weapons or firearms in legislative meetings by holders of licenses to carry such weapons or firearms.

Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R)

Restrictions on Firearms and Ammunition During Emergencies

Repeals provisions relating to specified automatic restrictions on firearms & ammunition during certain declared emergencies.

Rep. Cord Byrd (R)

Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition

Repeals provisions preempting the field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to Legislature, to exclusion of local jurisdictions.

Rep. Dan Daley (D)

Removing Firearm Regulations

Removes provisions authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances, prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability, etc.

Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R)

Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms

Removes provision prohibiting concealed carry licensees from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into college or university facility.

Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R)

Storage of Firearms by Licensed Importers, Manufacturers, and Dealers

Provides firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, licensed manufacturers, & licensed dealers; authorizes inspections by DACS.

Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil (D)

Unfinished Firearms

Prohibits specified acts involving unfinished firearm frames or receivers; provides exceptions.

Rep. Christine Hunschofsky (D)

Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms

Revises standard for adults & minors to be considered criminally negligent in storage of firearm; redefining term "minor"; revises exception to prohibition on storing or leaving loaded firearm within reach or easy access of minor who obtains it & commits specified violation etc.

Rep. Michele K. Rayner (D)

Assault Weapons and Large-capacity Magazines

Prohibits sale, transfer, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfully possessed before specified date, etc.

Rep. Carlos Smith (D)

Public Records/Sales of Ammunition 

Provides exemption from public records requirements for records containing certain information pertaining to buyer or transferee who is not found to be prohibited from receipt or transfer of ammunition; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption, etc.

Rep. Dan Daley (D)

Sales of Ammunition

Requires background checks for sale or transfer of ammunition.

Rep. Dan Daley (D)

Carrying of Firearms Without Licenses

Removes requirement that license to carry concealed firearm is required in order to carry such firearm; limits areas in which concealed carrying of firearm is prohibited; revises criminal penalties; revises provisions relating to carrying of concealed weapons or firearms by nonresidents, etc.

Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R)

Firearm Restrictions Pursuant to Court Findings or Risk Protection Orders

Requires certain orders affecting person's ability to purchase firearm be entered into a specified database within specified period; prohibits attempted violations of provisions of firearms risk protection order.

Rep. Michael Gottlieb (D)

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