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2013 House Bill 5085: Revise restrictions on minors shooting pistols

Public Act 201 of 2014

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.   Official Text and Analysis.
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
Passed 107 to 2 in the House on March 13, 2014 (same description)
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.
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.
Passed 33 to 4 in the Senate on June 10, 2014 (same description)
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.
Received in the House on June 11, 2014
Passed 109 to 1 in the House on June 11, 2014 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2014

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