SPONSOR: Franks Jr.
This bill requires a firearm owner to report to local law enforcement the loss or theft of a firearm within 72 hours of discovering the loss or theft. Failure to report a lost or stolen firearm is an infraction punishable by a fine not to exceed $100 for the first violation, $1000 for the second violation, and a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment not to exceed six months or a fine not to exceed $1000, or both, for the third violation.
This bill is similar to HB 185 and SB 181 (2017) and SB 691 (2016).
Statutes affected: 571.65