2020 House Bill 5479

Ban government gun "buybacks"

Introduced in the House

Feb. 11, 2020

Introduced by Rep. Annette Glenn (R-98)

To prohibit local governments from using any public resources for firearm purchase (“buyback”) programs. Governments could only buy guns from licensed dealers for law enforcement purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

March 3, 2020

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

March 4, 2020

Passed in the House 58 to 49 (details)

Received in the Senate

March 5, 2020

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations