SB 804 : Allows temporary transfer of firearm without a background check for certain activities related to hunting, trapping, target shooting

Position: Oppose Status: Senate Committee on Judiciary

This bill is no longer active.

Modifies definition of "transfer" for purposes of private firearm transfer criminal background check requirement.

Excludes from definition temporary provision of firearm for purposes of hunting, trapping or target shooting while transferee is preparing to engage in, or in process of completing, activities related to hunting, trapping or target shooting.


2-17-17: Referred to Judiciary 2-16-17: Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

  • This bill hamstrings law enforcement by providing a very large loophole for people to not complete a background check.
  • SB 941 has adequate provisions for circumstances described in SB 804.
  • Temporary period of time is not defined.