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2014 Senate Bill 963: Ban BB gun possession by unaccompanied minor
  1. Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on June 2, 2014, to prohibit minors from possessing an air, gas or spring powered BB or pellet gun unless accompanied by an adult. The bill also revises the definition of “firearm” to exclude an air, gas or spring powered gun that fires a projectile larger than .177 caliber (many air rifles and pistols fire .22 caliber pellets).
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 2, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on July 16, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.