2013 Regular Session



Public Safety - Firearms - Liability Insurance Requirement

Sponsored by:

Senator Raskin


In the Senate - Hearing cancelled

Synopsis:Requiring a person who possesses a firearm to maintain liability insurance that provides coverage of at least $250,000 for accidental injuries caused by the firearm; requiring a person who sells, rents, or transfers a firearm to verify that the purchaser, lessee, or transferee has specified liability insurance; establishing specified penalties for a violation of the Act; requiring a person who possesses a firearm before the effective date of the Act to comply with the requirements of the Act on or before January 1, 2014; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senators Raskin and Ferguson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Insurance - Other than Health
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Leases and Rent
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(5-601, 5-602)

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October 24, 2017 1:09 P.M.