HB 2237 : Firearm Safety Package

Position: Support Status: House Committee On Judiciary

-This bill is the House version of SB 797 which is currently awaiting a new bill number in the Senate Rules Committee.
-Closes Charleston Loophole: Prohibits transfer of firearm by gun dealer or private party if Department of State Police is unable to determine whether recipient is qualified to receive firearm.
-Changes relationship status requirement from “intimate partner” to “family or household member:” Modifies definition of relationship status pertaining to types of court orders and misdemeanor convictions that cause person to be prohibited from possessing firearms.
-Prohibits purchase/possession of guns by those convicted of stalking: Provides that conviction for stalking causes person to be prohibited from possessing firearm unless person obtains relief from prohibition.


Filed the request of Governor Kate Brown