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SB 5985 - 2023-24
Concerning firearms background check program.
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Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Tuesday, April 23, 2024 01:20 AM
Current Version:
Engrossed Substitute - ESSB 5985
Current Status:
C 289 L 24
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Tuesday, April 23, 2024 01:20 AM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed Substitute - ESSB 5985
Current Status:
C 289 L 24
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2024 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 4
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 8
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)
Jan 16
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 18
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Jan 19
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Jan 24
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 1
1st substitute bill substituted (LAW 24). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 29; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 5
First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.
Feb 16
Public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
CRJ - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 24
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 27
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments and floor amendment(s) also adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 63; nays, 33; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 4
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 30; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 6
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 8
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 26
Governor signed.
Chapter 289, 2024 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 3/26/2024.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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