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