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2013 House Bill 5092: Establish that open firearms carry is not “brandishing”
Introduced by Rep. Brandon Dillon (D) on October 22, 2013 To define “brandish” as “to point, wave about, or display in a threatening manner.” Under current law “brandishing” a firearm is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail. See also House Bill 5091.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 22, 2013
Reported in the House on March 6, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 12, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Brandon Dillon (D) on March 12, 2014
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2014
Passed 105 to 4 in the House on March 13, 2014 To define “brandishing” a firearm as “to point, wave about, or display in a threatening manner with the intent to induce fear.” Under current law “brandishing” is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail. See also House Bill 5091.
Received in the Senate on March 18, 2014
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 18, 2014
Reported in the Senate on April 23, 2014 With the recommendation that the bill pass.

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