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At a glance: Proposed firearm legislation

At a glance: Proposed firearm legislation in the Oklahoma Legislature.
Oklahoman Modified: February 3, 2013 at 9:10 pm •  Published: February 3, 2013
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Proposed firearm legislation

Of the legislative bills that mention firearms:

• Two eliminate fees for a firearms application.

• Five allow for the carry of firearms into government meetings or by government officials.

• Seven allow guns in schools or on school property, including colleges and universities.

• Two direct county clerks to file court-adjudicated mental health cases with the federal database used for background checks.

• Three remove current exemptions for felons and the mentally unsound.

• Two would exempt local firearms or munitions manufacturers from federal regulation.

• One would make it illegal for anyone, including state officials, to confiscate guns.

• Six are generic “shell bills” that would call for a new state firearms act altogether.

• Three would further restrict the current firearms laws.