Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson R-Escanaba on January 16, 2013
To establish that state databases containing information on licenses issued to individuals to purchase, carry, possess, or transport pistols are confidential and not subject to disclosure under the state Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The bill was introduced after a New York newspaper published the names and addresses of gun owners it acquired from a state database (since then New York has also banned releasing this information). Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 16, 2013
Reported in the Senate on January 24, 2013
With the recommendation that the bill pass..
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 23, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 23, 2014