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Gun-Free Higher Education Zones

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Senator Smith


In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Synopsis:Prohibiting the carrying or possession of a firearm on the property of a public institution of higher education; providing for specified exceptions to the prohibition; and providing that a violation is a felony with a penalty of imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $2,500 or both.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Smith, Madaleno, Benson, Currie, Guzzone, Kagan, King, Lee, McFadden, Nathan-Pulliam, Robinson, Rosapepe, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingRules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Guns
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
State Universities and Colleges
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(4-102, 4-102.1)

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March 24, 2017 2:44 P.M.