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2015 House Bill 4152: Revise firearms definition

Public Act 22 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Jason Sheppard (R) on February 5, 2015
To revise the definition of “firearm” in state statute so it longer applies to BB, pellet or "air-soft" guns. The new definition would be a gun that "expels a projectile by action of an explosive".   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 5, 2015
Reported in the House on February 18, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jason Sheppard (R) on February 25, 2015
To move the effective date to July 1, 2015, and make that contingent on enactment of other bills in a package that amend the definition of firearm in various statutes to eliminate BB, pellet or "air-soft" guns from the definition of "firearm".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 25, 2015
Received in the Senate on March 3, 2015
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 3, 2015
Reported in the Senate on March 12, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on May 12, 2015

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