Introduced by Sen. Joe Hune (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. Official Text and Analysis.
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.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 24, 2014
Reported in the House on December 4, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Joel Johnson (R) on December 10, 2014
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 10, 2014
Passed 95 to 11 in the House on December 11, 2014. See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".To revise the definition of “firearm” in the law against going armed with malicious intent or carrying a loaded gun in a vehicle (without a concealed pistol permit), so that it applies to "a pneumatic gun (air gun) designed, manufactured, and intended to inflict death or serious bodily injury".