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House Bill No. 7683 BY Blazejewski, Regunberg, Bennett, Almeida ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT (Creates the domestic violence prevention fund administered by RI Foundation for distribution of funds to groups for primary prevention programs funded by additional $46 fee on marriage licenses, effective September 1, 2016.)



3-23-2016: The email campaign was so effective that we have been asked to shut it down for now. It will be disabled for now, but we will bring it back for the next hearing!

House Bill No. 7093 BY Fellela, Carnevale, Costa, Ucci ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Provides for automatic renewal of a gun permit or license.)



House Bill No. 7103 BY Fellela, Carnevale, Costa, Ucci ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - SALES AND USE TAXES - LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Exempts from sales and use taxes devices designed for purpose of safe firearms storage.)



House Bill No. 7199 BY Regunberg, Carson, Ajello, Handy, Almeida ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds.)



House Bill No. 7243 BY Ajello, Tanzi, Handy, Amore, Almeida ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Provides that only peace officers and persons approved by the school authorities for the purposes of educational instruction officers may carry firearms or other weapons on school grounds.)



House Bill No. 7244 BY Filippi, Carnevale, Casey, Chippendale, Reilly ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL - GUN CRIMES REPORT (Directs the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.)



House Bill No. 7283 BY Amore, Lombardi, Ajello, Regunberg, Blazejewski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Prohibits any person convicted of a misdemeanor offense under §12-29-2 (a crime involving domestic violence) from purchasing, owning, transporting, carrying, or possessing any firearm.)



House Bill No. 7332 BY Casey, Chippendale, Keable, Newberry, Solomon ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Deletes unnecessary language with regard to the destruction of application records for the purchase of a rifle or shotgun, if an applicant is not otherwise disqualified under any other applicable provision of the general laws.)



House Bill No. 7390 BY Lima, Carnevale, Corvese, Chippendale, Costa ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Requires timely review of any application for a permit to carry a concealed pistol and allows judicial review of adverse administrative decisions regarding such applications. It would also codify applications to the attorney general.)

Note! There are two parts to this bill. The first part makes some really GOOD changes to the licensing process under 11-47-11. It standardizes the application, sets a processing time limit, and sets up an appeal's process. The second part of this bill makes changes to the Attorney General's process.



House Bill No. 7419 (Public Defender) BY Almeida, Regunberg, Ajello, Williams, Abney ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- DISORDERLY CONDUCT (Makes certain disorderly conduct offenses subject to a fine of $500 only, while maintaining the current sanctions for disorderly conduct cases involving domestic violence.)



House Bill No. 7460 BY Corvese, Carnevale, Lima, Nardolillo, Chippendale ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO FISH AND WILDLIFE - BIRDS (Legalizes the taking of wild migratory birds by crossbow.)



House Bill No. 7575 BY Tanzi, Fogarty, Carson, Ruggiero, Maldonado ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS--THE PROTECT RHODE ISLAND FAMILIES ACT (Requires the surrender of firearms to law enforcement agencies after conviction of certain domestic violence offenses.)



House Bill No. 7541 BY Ucci, Chippendale, Nardolillo, Price, Corvese ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Allows individuals with concealed carry permits issued by Massachusetts, Connecticut and any other state with a live fire requirement to carry concealed firearms within this state.)



House Bill No. 7535 (Attorney General) BY Diaz, Slater, Hull, Maldonado, Abney ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Criminalizes the mere possession of a firearm by a minor, but would provide for limited exceptions while the minor is in the presence of a qualified adult or participating in certain competitive or ceremonial events.)



House Bill No. 7669 House Bill No. 7669 BY Handy, Maldonado, Serpa, Kazarian, McKiernan ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - SALE OF IVORY OR RHINOCEROS HORNS (Prohibits any person from importing, selling, offering for sale, purchasing, bartering, or possessing with intent to sell, any ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn, or rhinoceros horn product, with limited exception & provides for fines for violations .)



House Bill No. 7680 House Bill No. 7680 BY Nardolillo, Chippendale, Price, Roberts ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - SECOND AMENDMENT PRESERVATION ACT (Prohibits the use of state funds, personnel or property in the enforcement of federal firearms laws or regulations.)



House Bill No. 7683 House Bill No. 7683 BY Blazejewski, Regunberg, Bennett, Almeida, Keable ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT (Creates the domestic violence prevention fund administered by RI Foundation for distribution of funds to groups for primary prevention programs funded by additional $46 fee on marriage licenses, effective September 1, 2016.)



House Bill No. 7799 (Attorney General) BY Maldonado, Diaz, Kazarian, Fogarty, Regunberg ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Includes orange or otherwise brightly colored plugs or tips inserted into the barrel of any firearm into the definition of "mark of identification" for those persons who change, alter, remove, or obliterate any mark of identification on a firearm.)


House Bill No. 7850 (Attorney General) BY Diaz, Shekarchi, Almeida, Maldonado ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS {LC4003/1} (Makes it unlawful to carry a rifle or shotgun in a vehicle or on one's person, visible or concealed, except at one's residence, place of business or land.)



House Bill No. 7853 (Attorney General) BY Johnston, Canario ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Provides that no person, entity, or dealer shall sell, loan, transfer or acquire a firearm from any person, entity or dealer with the intent to avoid the application/disclosure process required by §§11-47-35 or 11-47-35.2.)