Bills

Below is a list of bills and resolutions going through the 2019 legislative session that relate to Firearms and Firearms rights.

From 28 bills and resolutions we re down to 7.

HB720
Requires firearm owners to report lost, stolen, or destroyed firearms. Requires firearm licensees to report attempted unlawful purchases of firearms as a condition of the license to sell and manufacture firearms.

Hawaii Firearms Coalition Opposes this bill.
https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=720


HB950

Establishes in the Department of the Attorney General a program responsible for issuing credentials to allow qualified law enforcement officers and retired officers to carry concealed firearms in this State as permitted by the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, as amended. (HB950 HD1)

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=950&year=2019



HB1541

Establishes the Hawaii Gun Violence Prevention Center in the AG’s office to research strategies to prevent gun violence. Creates a special fund to support the Center. Appropriates funds.

Hawaii Firearms Coalition STRONGLY Opposes this bill.



SB600 
Provides that no person less than 21 years of age shall bring any firearm into the State.

Hawaii Firearms Coalition STRONGLY  opposes this bill
https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=600



SB621 

Requires a person to report the person’s lost, stolen, or destroyed firearms to the appropriate county police department. Establishes penalties for failure to report.

Hawaii Firearms Coalition STRONGLY  opposes this bill. While we do advocate that people should report firearms that are lost or stolen, We do not believe a legal requirement should be made and that punishment up to losing your constitutional right to bear arms should be included.

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=621



SB1466

Establishes a process by which a law enforcement officer or family or household member may obtain a court order to prevent a person from accessing firearms and ammunition when the person poses a danger of causing bodily injury to oneself or another.

Hawaii Firearms Coalition STRONGLY Opposes this bill.
https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=1466



SR29

Urging the US Congress to propose and adopt a proposed amendment to the US Constitution pursuant to Article V of the US Constitution to clarify the constitutional right to bear arms.

Hawaii Firearms Coalition STRONGLY Opposes this resolution
https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SR&billnumber=29&year=2019