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2015 Senate Bill 85: Extend preemption of local gun control to air guns
Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on February 10, 2015
To revise the state law preempting restrictive local gun control ordinances so it applies to “pneumatic” guns, defined as ones that shoot “a BB or pellet by spring, gas, or air.” Locals could adopt restrictions on possession of these by minors, prohibit "brandishing" them to induce fear, or shooting in a heavily populated area.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 10, 2015
Reported in the Senate on March 12, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on March 25, 2015
To adopt a slightly less broad preemption of local government authority to regulate pneumatic guns.
The amendment failed 10 to 27 in the Senate on March 25, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on March 25, 2015
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 25, 2015
Reported in the House on April 21, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Andy Schor (D) on April 28, 2015
To adopt a slightly less broad preemption of local government authority to regulate pneumatic guns.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D) on April 28, 2015
To permit a local government to ban or regulate use of a gun on property it owns.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D) on April 28, 2015
To require all imitation firearms to have the distinctive orange markings that show it is not a real gun, mirroring a federal law.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015

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