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2013 House Bill 5085: Revise restrictions on minors shooting pistols

Public Act 201 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Phil Potvin (R) on October 17, 2013, to revise the law that requires minors shooting a pistol to do so only under the supervision of a parent or guardian, so as to allow this supervision to be provided by an adult age 21 or older who has successfully completed a pistol safety training course that meets the requirements of the state’s concealed pistol law.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on October 17, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on December 3, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Phil Potvin (R) on March 12, 2014, to clarify that the supervisor must be authorized by the child's parent. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2014.
  2. Passed 107 to 2 in the House on March 13, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on March 18, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 18, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 1, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  4. Passed 33 to 4 in the Senate on June 10, 2014, to revise the law that requires minors shooting a pistol to do so only under the supervision of a parent or guardian, so as to allow this supervision to be provided by an adult age 21 or older who has successfully completed a pistol safety training course that meets the requirements of the state’s concealed pistol law.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on June 11, 2014.
  6. Passed 109 to 1 in the House on June 11, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2014.

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