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2014 Senate Bill 964: Expand air gun exemption from firearm laws
  1. Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on June 2, 2014, to revise the definition of “firearm” to exclude an air, gas or spring powered gun that fires a projectile larger than .177 caliber, or does not "expel a projectile by action of an explosive".
    • 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.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on September 24, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on September 24, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 24, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 100 to 6 in the House on December 11, 2014, to revise the definition of “firearm” to exclude an air, gas or spring powered gun that fires a projectile larger than .177 caliber, or does not "expel a projectile by action of an explosive".
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 15, 2014.

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