Category: Social Issues

HB 696 (2019)

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Establishes a process enabling vulnerable adults, such as an elderly person unable to manage home affairs, to seek protective orders due to abuse, exploitation, and neglect. The bill would allow a judge to order someone to surrender firearms if the judge finds it is necessary to protect the vulnerable adult. The House and Senate must agree on a final version of the bill.

Bill Sponsor: Robert "Renny" Cushing

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 05/07/2019

Next Voting Date: Thu, 05/23/2019

Bill Status

Conference Committee
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: No

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