Florida Carry

2019 Session

2019 Legislative Session Bills

The 2019 legislative session is an all out attack on the Right to Bear Arms. The following is a list of bills potentially affecting the right to keep and bear arms. Click on bill number to see official bill page.

 

BILL RELATED BILL(S) Florida Carry Rating

SB 108 - Regulation of Concealed Weapons Licenses - Sen Book

Transferring the concealed weapons licensing program of the Division of Licensing of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Department of Law Enforcement by a type two transfer; creating the Concealed Weapons Licensing Program in the Department of Law Enforcement; redesignating the Department of Law Enforcement as the entity responsible for regulating, and collecting payments and fees from, concealed weapons licensing, etc.

None

 

HB 135 - Transfers of Firearms - Reps Good, Joseph

Requires transfers of firearms when neither party is licensed dealer to be conducted through licensed dealer & requires processing by licensed dealer.

SB 654 - Sen Book

(Similar)

HB 175 - Firearms - Reps Hill, Sabatini

Removes provisions authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances; removes prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability; removes prohibition on persons younger than 21 years of age purchasing firearms; eliminates waiting period for purchases of firearms other than handguns; removes ban on bump-fire stocks; removes provisions providing for risk protection orders.

HB 6073 - Rep Hill

(Similar)

Withdrawn 

HB 197 - Concealed Weapons and Firearms - Reps Polo, Cortez, Fernandez, Joseph, et al.

Prohibits concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility.

SB 752 - Sen Berman 

(Identical)

 

 
 

SB 364 - Prohibited Places for Weapons and Firearms - Sen Braynon

Revising the locations where a licensee is prohibited from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm, etc.

HB 683 - Rep Bush

(Identical)

 

 

HB 403 - Safety of Religious Institutions - Rep Grall

Authorizes religious institution to allow concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee to carry firearm on property of institution for certain purposes.

SB 1238 - Sen Mayfield

(Compare)

 

HB 455 - Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines - Rep Smith

Prohibits sale, transfers, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before specified date; provides conditions for continued possession of such weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines; requires certificates of transfer for transfers of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; provides for relinquishment of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; provides requirements for transportation of assault weapons; provides enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses when committed with assault weapon or large-capacity magazine.

 

HB 553 - Rep Smith

(Linked)

SB 466 - Sen Farmer

(Similar)

SB 500 - Sen Stewart

(Compare)

 
 

SB 466 - Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines - Sen Farmer

Prohibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; providing exceptions; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before a specified date; providing enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses when committed with an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine, etc.

HB 455 - Rep Smith

(Similar)

SB 466 - Sen Farmer

(Compare)

SB 500 - Sen Stewart

(Compare)

 

SB 468 - Firearms - Sen Farmer

Requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to include on a standard form certain questions concerning a potential firearm buyer’s criminal history and other information relating to the person’s eligibility to make the firearm purchase; requiring that, if neither party to a prospective firearms sale, lease, or transfer is a licensed dealer, the parties must complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; revising applicability of the prohibition against certain sales or deliveries of firearms to include certain purchases, trades, and transfers of a rifle or shotgun, etc.

SB 470 - Sen Farmer

(Linked)

 

HB 487 - Carrying of Firearms by Tactical Medical Professionals - Sen Hooper

Exempting certain licensed medical professionals from specified provisions concerning the carrying of firearms; requiring certain policies and procedures for law enforcement agencies; providing immunities and privileges for such professionals, etc.

SB 722 - Sen Hooper

(Idendical)

 

SB 500 - Gun Safety - Sen Stewart

Prohibiting the importing into the state of, or the distributing, transporting, transferring, selling, or giving of, an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; prohibiting the possession of an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; providing exceptions; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfully possessed before a specified date; providing enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses when committed with an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine, etc.

 

HB 455 - Rep Smith

(Compare)

SB 466 - Sen Farmer

(Compare)

 

HB 533 - Pub. Rec./Personal Identifying Information of Assault Weapon or Large-Capacity Magazine Possession Certificateholder - Rep Smith

Provides an exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying information of person issued certificate of possession with respect to an assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides for access to exempt information for specified purposes; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption; provides statement of public necessity.

 

HB 455 - Rep Smith

(Linked)

SB 466 - Sen Farmer

(Compare)

 
 

HB 581 - Exceptions to Requirements for the Purchase and Sale of Firearms - Reps Clemons, Byrd

Provides an exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying information of person issued certificate of possession with respect to an assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides for access to exempt information for specified purposes; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption; provides statement of public necessity.

SB 1562 - Sen Gruters

(Identical)

 Withdrawn

 

SB 598 - Firearms - Sen Albritton

Authorizing a concealed weapon or concealed firearm licensee to carry a concealed firearm on the property of a religious institution when the property also contains a school; providing exceptions, etc.

 None  
 

SB 636 - Use or Threatened Use of Force - Sen Braynon

Revising the standard under which a person is justified in using or threatening to use nondeadly or deadly force from a person’s reasonable belief to the objective belief of a reasonably cautious and prudent person in the same circumstances; revising the burden of proof from clear and convincing evidence to a preponderance of the evidence which the party seeking to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution under a specified provision must prove, etc.

HB 787 - Rep Jones

(Similar)

 

SB 654 - Transfers of Firearms - Sens Book, Taddeo

Requiring transfers of firearms to be conducted through a licensed dealer; requiring deposit of the firearm with the licensed dealer under certain circumstances; providing for disposition of the firearm if the licensed dealer cannot legally complete the transaction or return the firearm to its owner, etc.

HB 135 - Reps Good, Joseph

(Similar)

HB 683Prohibited Places For Weapons and Firearms - Rep Bush

Revises locations where licensee is prohibited from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm.

SB 364 -Sen Braynon

(Identical)

 
 

HB 709Discharging Firearms in Public or on Residential Property - Rep Slosberg

Revises provisions prohibiting recreational discharge of firearm outdoors; prohibits propelling of any potentially lethal projectile over or across private land while target shooting; provides criminal penalties.

SB 922 -Sen Berman

(Similar)

 
 

SB 722 - Carrying of Firearms by Tactical Medical Professionals - Sen Hooper

Exempting certain licensed medical professionals from specified provisions concerning the carrying of firearms; requiring certain policies and procedures for law enforcement agencies; providing immunities and privileges for such professionals, etc.

HB 487 -Rep Smith

(Identical)

 
 

SB 752 - Concealed Weapons and Firearms - Sen Berman

Prohibiting a concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility, etc.

HB 197 -Rep Polo

(Identical)

 
 

HB 753 - Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms - Rep Fernandez

Reduces number of years that such licenses are valid; requires that certain persons successfully demonstrate firearms proficiency through specified course to obtain license; provides course requirements.

SB 1122Sen Pizzo

(Similar)

 
 

SB 764 - Home Safety - Sen Berman

Prohibiting a person who owns a firearm from keeping it in a residence if he or she knows or has reason to know that another person also residing in that residence is prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, or receiving a firearm; requiring that on a certain date and annually thereafter each clerk of the court report to the Office of State Courts Administrator specified information, etc.

HB 923 - Rep Stark

(Identical)

 
 

SB 769 - Sale and Delivery of Firearms - Sen Smith

Prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor hate crime offenses from purchasing firearms.

SB 1718 - Sen Taddeo

(Identical)

 
 

HB 787 - Self-Defense Immunity - Rep Jones

Revises standard of proof necessary to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution; specifies that immunity from prosecution is not available to aggressor; revises criteria for determining whether person would be justified in using force in certain circumstances.

SB 636 -Sen Braynon

(Similar)

 
 

SB 788 - Firearms - Sen Book

Authorizing a law enforcement officer acting in accordance with certain provisions to serve and execute a court order on any day and at any time; authorizing a law enforcement officer acting in accordance with certain provisions to use reasonable physical force to gain entry to the premises or any dwelling on such premises and take custody of the person subject to the court order; requiring the assigning of serving and executing the court order to a law enforcement officer with certain training, when practicable, etc.

 None
 

SB 922 - Discharging Firearms in Public or on Residential Property - Sen Berman

Citing this act as the "Mary Chadwick Act"; revising provisions prohibiting the recreational discharge of a firearm outdoors; providing criminal penalties; providing an exception; prohibiting the propelling of any potentially lethal projectile over or across private land while target shooting, etc.

HB 709 -Rep Slosberg

(Similar) 

 
 

HB 923 - Home Safety - Rep Stark

Prohibits person who owns firearm from keeping it in residence if he or she knows or has reason to know that another person also residing in that residence is prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, or receiving firearm; provides criminal penalties; requires each clerk of court report to OSCA specified information; requires OSCA compile & publish on its website report in specified manner.

SB 764 -Sen Berman

(Identical)  

 
 

HB 941 - Domestic Violence - Rep Eskamani

Revises prohibition on sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor offense of domestic violence from possessing firearm or ammunition; requires persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses of domestic violence to surrender all firearms & ammunition; provides requirements for law enforcement officers carrying out court order & taking possession of firearms & ammunition; requires all law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies & procedures; authorizes defendant to elect to transfer all firearms & ammunitions that he or she owns to another person; provides criminal penalties.

SB 1206 -Sen Berman

(Identical)  

 
 
 

SB 956 - Three-dimensional Printed Firearms - Sen Stewart

Prohibiting the printing, transferring, importing into this state, distributing, selling, possessing, or giving to another person certain 3D-printed firearms as of a specified date; providing criminal penalties; requiring persons in possession of such firearms to relinquish them to a law enforcement agency or to the Department of Law Enforcement or to destroy them before the prohibition takes effect, etc.

None   

SB 992 - Bump-fire Stocks - Sen Stewart

Delaying a prohibition of certain actions related to bump-fire stocks until a specified date; requiring a person in possession of a bump-fire stock to relinquish it to a law enforcement agency or the Department of Law Enforcement or to destroy or render the device permanently inoperable before the prohibition takes effect, etc.

None 

SB 996 - Possession of Firearms on School Property - Sen Hutson

Revising a provision relating to the possession of firearms in student campus parking, etc.

HB 6005 -Rep Byrd

(Identical)

 

HB 1025 - Sale, Transfer, or Storage of Firearms - Rep Polsky

Revises requirements for storage of firearms; provides criminal penalties if person other than owner access stored firearm & uses it in specified ways; requires seller or transferor of firearm to provide specified information; provides immunity for certain providers of information.

None    
 

SB 1122 - Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms - Sen Pizzo

Reducing the number of years that such licenses are valid; requiring that certain persons successfully demonstrate firearms proficiency through a specified course to obtain a license; providing course requirements, etc.

HB 753 -Rep Fernandez

(Similar) 

 
 
 

HB 1165 - Minors Posting Firearms on Social Media - Rep Jones

Prohibits posting or publishing picture of firearm, BB gun, air or gas-operated gun, or device displayed to resemble firearm to social media by minor; authorizes court to require certain adults to participate in parenting classes; provides for community service programs for violations; requires seizure of firearms; prohibits storing firearm in such way that a minor obtains access to it without permission & posts picture of it on social media.

SB 1310 -Sen Pizzo

(Similar) 

 
 
 

SB 1238 - Safety of Religious Institutions - Sen Mayfield

Authorizing a church, a synagogue, or other religious institution to allow a concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee to carry a firearm on the property of that church, synagogue, or other religious institution for certain purposes; authorizing a private school or a religious school to designate a person to carry a firearm on that school’s property, etc.

HB 403 - Rep Grall

(Compare)

 
 
 

SB 1310 - Minors Posting Firearms on Social Media - Sen Pizzo

Prohibiting the posting or publishing of a picture of a firearm, BB gun, air or gas-operated gun, or device displayed to resemble a firearm to social media by a minor; prohibiting storing a firearm in such a way that a minor obtains access to it without permission and posts a picture of it on social media; authorizing warrantless arrest when a law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe that a minor has violated a specified provision, etc.

HB 1165 - Rep Jones

(Similar)

 
 
 

SB 1532 - Local Regulation of Firearms and Ammunition - Sen Rouson

Repealing a provision relating to a preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the state and penalizing violations, etc.

HB 6061 - Rep Diamond

(Identical)

HB 6069 - Rep Stark

(Similar)

SB 1662 - Sen Taddeo

(Similar)

 
 
 

SB 1562 - Exceptions to Requirements for the Purchase and Sale of Firearms - Sen Gruters

Defining the term “holder of a concealed weapons permit” and revising the definition of the term “law enforcement officer”; exempting holders of a concealed weapons permit from specified county waiting period requirements when purchasing a firearm, etc.

HB 581 - Rep Clemons

(Identical)

 
 
 

SB 1662 - Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition - Sen Taddeo

Repealing a provision relating to the preemption of the field of regulation of firearms and ammunition to the Legislature, to the exclusion of local jurisdictions, etc.

HB 6061 - Rep Diamond

(Identical)

HB 6069 - Rep Stark

(Similar)

SB 1532 - Sen Rouson

(Similar)

  
 
 

SB 1718 - Sale and Delivery of Firearms - Sen Taddeo

Prohibiting persons convicted of misdemeanor hate crime offenses from purchasing firearms, etc.

HB 769 - Rep Smith

(Identical)

 
 
 

HB 6005 - Possession of Firearms on School Property - Rep Sabatini

Revises provisions relating to possession of firearms in student campus parking.

SB 996 - Sen Hutson

(Identical)

 
 
 

HB 6007 - Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms - Rep Sabatini

Removes provision prohibiting concealed carry licensees from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into college or university facility.

 None    
 

HB 6039 - Medical Privacy Concerning Firearms - Reps Smith, Joseph

Deletes provisions relating to patient firearm ownership recordkeeping, inquiry, & harassment by heath care practitioners & facilities.

None     
 

HB 6061 - Local Regulation of Firearms and Ammunition - Rep Diamond

Repeals provisions relating to preemption of field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to state & penalizing violations.

SB 1662 - Sen Taddeo

(Similar)

HB 6069 - Rep Stark

(Similar)

SB 1532 - Sen Rouson

(Identical)

 
 

HB 6069 - Preemption of Firearms and Ammunition - Rep Stark

Repeals provision relating to preemption of field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to Legislature, to exclusion of local jurisdictions.

SB 1662 - Sen Taddeo

(Identical)

HB 6061 - Rep Diamond

(Similar)

SB 1532 - Sen Rouson

(Similar)

HB 6073 - Firearms - Rep Hill

Removes provisions authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances, prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability, prohibition on persons younger than 21 years of age from purchasing firearms, certain exemptions from firearms purchase waiting period, ban on bump-fire stock, & statute authorizing risk protection orders.

HB 175 - Rep Hill

(Similar)

SB 7030 - School Safety and Security - Education Committee

Requiring a sheriff to establish a school guardian program under a certain condition; requiring school districts to promote a mobile suspicious activity reporting tool through specified mediums; requiring the Commissioner of Education to review recommendations from the School Hardening and Harm Mitigation Workgroup; revising the duties of the commissioner to include oversight of compliance with the safety and security requirements of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act by specified persons and entities, etc.

None

SB 7044 - OGSR/Concealed Carry License/Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Criminal Justice Committee

Amending provisions relating to an exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying information of an individual who has applied for a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm through a tax collector appointed by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to receive applications and fees; abrogating the scheduled repeal of the exemption, etc.

HB 7059 - Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee

(Identical)

HB 7059 - OGSR/Concealed Carry License/DACS - Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee

Removes scheduled repeal of exemption from public records requirements for certain personal identifying information held by tax collector when individual applies for license to carry concealed weapon or firearm.

SB 7044 - OGSR/Concealed Carry License/Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Criminal Justice Committee 

(Identical)

 

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