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2017 House Bill 4706: Authorize firearms seizure protection orders
Introduced by Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D) on June 7, 2017
To authorize courts to order firearms to be seized from an individual based on a “reasonable cause to believe” that the person poses a “significant risk” of injury to himself or others. Family members, roommates or people in a close relationship with the target could petition a court to issue an “extreme risk protection order.” The bill prescribes standards and procedures for this, including an appeals process.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 7, 2017