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Florida Bill #HB-21   View text of Bill | Go to Bill Online
Bill Name:Florida Firearms Freedom Act HB-21
Type:Firearms Freedom Act
Requested Patriot Action: HM 19 was first read March 2, 2010 and assigned to the following committees.

Referred to Committees:

1. Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee
2. Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee
3. Policy Council
4. Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

Contact every member of these committees and ask them to pass this bill out to the floor.




Committees: Referred to Committees March 2, 2010:

1. Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee
2. Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee
3. Policy Council
4. Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council
Sponsors: House Sponsor:
H. Marlene O'Toole (850) 488-5991,(352) 315-4445

House Co-sponsors:























Adams (850) 488-0468,(407) 977-4020
Ambler (850) 488-0275,(813) 558-1333
Dorworth (850) 488-5843
Drake (850) 488-4726
Ford (850) 488-0895
Fresen (850) 488-4092
Glorioso (850) 488-0807
Grady (850) 488-4487
Hays
Holder
Hudson
Kelly
Murzin
Plakon
Planas
Precourt
Renuart
Snyder
Stargel
Tobia
Williams, T.
Workman

Session Schedule: The entire Florida Legislature meets every year in a session beginning on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March and lasting 60 calendar days.

Special sessions may be called either by the Governor or by the leaders of both chambers acting jointly.

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Date Introduced: 7/6/2009
Enacted:
Status:1st Reading 03/02/2010 Assigned to Committees
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Link to Bill history: Go to Bill history
Bill History: GENERAL BILL by O'Toole (CO-SPONSORS) Adams; Adkins; Ambler; Carroll; Coley; Crisafulli; Dorworth; Drake; Eisnaugle; Evers; Flores; Ford; Fresen; Glorioso; Grady; Hays; Holder; Hooper; Hudson; Hukill; Kelly; Kreegel; Legg; Mayfield; McBurney; Murzin; Nelson; Patronis; Plakon; Planas; Poppell; Precourt; Renuart; Robaina; Schenck; Schultz; Snyder; Stargel; Tobia; Weinstein; Williams, T.; Wood; Workman
Regulation of Firearms: Creates Florida Firearms Freedom Act; provides legislative findings & definitions; provides that specified firearms, firearm accessories, & ammunition for personal use manufactured in state are not subject to federal law or regulation; provides that importation into state of specified parts & incorporation of such parts into firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured in state does not subject firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition to federal regulation; provides that certain basic materials are not subject to federal regulation of firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition under interstate commerce; provides that specified firearm accessories imported into state from another state do not subject firearm to federal regulation under interstate commerce; provides legislative findings with respect thereto; provides exceptions; provides applicability; requires that firearms manufactured & sold in state must bear indicia of manufacture by specified date.
Effective Date: October 1, 2010

Last Event: 1st Reading on Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:50 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions: - Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee
- Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee
- Policy Council
- Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council

Related Bills:
Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 98 Regulation of Firearms [SPSC] Similar

Bill Text:
Original Filed Version

Vote History:
(no votes recorded)


Bill History:
Event Time Member Committee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:50 PM
Now in Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee
Referred to Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council
Referred to Policy Council Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Policy Council
Referred to Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy Committee
Referred to Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee
Filed Monday, July 06, 2009 11:13 AM O'Toole


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Federal reply:
State constitution: Florida State Constitution

Florida Bill of Rights

SECTION 1. Political power.--All political power is inherent in the people. The enunciation herein of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or impair others retained by the people.

SECTION 2. Basic rights.--All natural persons, female and male alike, are equal before the law and have inalienable rights, among which are the right to enjoy and defend life and liberty, to pursue happiness, to be rewarded for industry, and to acquire, possess and protect property; except that the ownership, inheritance, disposition and possession of real property by aliens ineligible for citizenship may be regulated or prohibited by law. No person shall be deprived of any right because of race, religion, national origin, or physical disability.

History.--Am. S.J.R. 917, 1974; adopted 1974; Am. proposed by Constitution Revision Commission, Revision No. 9, 1998, filed with the Secretary of State May 5, 1998; adopted 1998.

SECTION 3. Religious freedom.--There shall be no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting or penalizing the free exercise thereof. Religious freedom shall not justify practices inconsistent with public morals, peace or safety. No revenue of the state or any political subdivision or agency thereof shall ever be taken from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution.

SECTION 4. Freedom of speech and press.--Every person may speak, write and publish sentiments on all subjects but shall be responsible for the abuse of that right. No law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions and civil actions for defamation the truth may be given in evidence. If the matter charged as defamatory is true and was published with good motives, the party shall be acquitted or exonerated.

History.--Am. proposed by Constitution Revision Commission, Revision No. 13, 1998, filed with the Secretary of State May 5, 1998; adopted 1998.

SECTION 5. Right to assemble.--The people shall have the right peaceably to assemble, to instruct their representatives, and to petition for redress of grievances.

SECTION 6. Right to work.--The right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of membership or non-membership in any labor union or labor organization. The right of employees, by and through a labor organization, to bargain collectively shall not be denied or abridged. Public employees shall not have the right to strike.

SECTION 7. Military power.--The military power shall be subordinate to the civil.

SECTION 8. Right to bear arms.--

(a) The right of the people to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves and of the lawful authority of the state shall not be infringed, except that the manner of bearing arms may be regulated by law.

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ARTICLE X
MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 11. Sovereignty lands.--The title to lands under navigable waters, within the boundaries of the state, which have not been alienated, including beaches below mean high water lines, is held by the state, by virtue of its sovereignty, in trust for all the people. Sale of such lands may be authorized by law, but only when in the public interest. Private use of portions of such lands may be authorized by law, but only when not contrary to the public interest.

History.--Am. H.J.R. 792, 1970; adopted 1970.


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