Senate Bill No. 2027
BY  Seveney, Coyne, DiPalma, Pearson, Conley
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Possession, transportation, manufacture or sale of bump stock is punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and/or $15,000 fine.)
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01/11/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2134
BY  Archambault, Lynch Prata, McCaffrey, Lombardi, Lombardo
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL -- GUN CRIMES REPORT (Directs the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.)
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01/23/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2139
BY  Archambault, Lynch Prata, Lombardi, Lombardo
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Authorizes the attorney general to enter into agreements with other states and counties from other states to recognize and give reciprocity to concealed weapon permit holders allowing them to carry concealed weapons in this state.)
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01/23/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2143
BY  Archambault, Lombardi, Lombardo
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Makes numerous changes to the procedures regarding the issuance of concealed carry permits, the fees associated with their issuance, and the public records accessible by the public in relating thereto.)
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01/23/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2144
BY  Archambault, Lombardi, Lombardo
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Defines a firearm silencer and permits the use of such a device on any firearm with an overall length of seventeen inches or greater and permits the use of such a device for lawful hunting activity.)
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01/23/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2148
BY  Ciccone, Lombardi
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Allows those persons with concealed carry permits issued by other states to carry upon their person weapons in Rhode Island provided that the issuing state recognizes and gives reciprocity to RI permit holders.)
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01/23/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2271
BY  Sheehan, Cote, Calkin, Metts, Quezada
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Makes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.)
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02/01/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2274
(Attorney General)
BY  Miller, Goodwin, Metts, Calkin, Euer
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Makes it unlawful for any person to carry a rifle or shotgun in any vehicle or conveyance or on or about their person whether visible or concealed subject to certain exceptions.)
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02/01/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2276
(Attorney General)
BY  Metts, Coyne
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Criminalizes possession of a firearm by a minor, except when the minor is engaged in certain activities and when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or qualified adult.)
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02/01/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2289
BY  Metts, Goldin, Quezada, Crowley, Calkin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Provides that only peace officers and persons approved by the school authorities for the purposes of educational instruction may carry firearms or other weapons on school grounds.)
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02/01/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2292
BY  Seveney, Coyne, DiPalma, Pearson, Conley
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Makes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.)
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02/01/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2319
BY  Goldin, Coyne, Euer, Miller, Goodwin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds known as high capacity magazines.)
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02/15/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2455
BY  Coyne, Seveney, Conley, DiPalma, Euer
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Limits the issuance of pistol and revolver carry permits to the office of the attorney general.)
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02/15/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2456
(Attorney General)
BY  Goldin, Calkin, Coyne, Miller, Euer
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Provides that applicants for gun permits submit to national records check including fingerprinting by FBI.)
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02/15/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2492
BY  Goodwin, Ruggerio, McCaffrey, Euer, DiPalma
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--COURTS -- EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDERS -- CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Persons subject to extreme risk protection orders for being an imminent danger of causing personal injury shall surrender all firearms while subject to the order.)
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02/27/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

Senate Bill No. 2493
BY  Miller, Goodwin, Lynch Prata, Coyne, Conley
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Restricts possession and sale of new assault weapons. Limits magazine capacity to 10 rounds or less. Grandfathers current possession/ownership.)
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02/27/2018 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7075
BY  Craven, McEntee, Knight, Carson, Shekarchi
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Makes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.)
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01/10/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7112
BY  Perez, Ucci
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Allows those persons with concealed carry permits issued by other states to carry upon their person weapons in Rhode Island provided that the issuing state recognizes and gives reciprocity to RI permit holders.)
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01/11/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7162
BY  Casey, Filippi, Craven, Keable, Lima
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL - GUN CRIMES REPORT (Directs the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.)
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01/12/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7163
BY  Lancia, Handy, Jacquard, McNamara
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Defines bump stock and trigger crank and makes possession of any firearm equipped with either device a felony punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment.)
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01/12/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
01/18/2018 Withdrawn at sponsor's request

 

House Bill No. 7266
BY  Edwards, Canario, Filippi, Maldonado, Hull
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - DUELING AND FIGHTING (Repeals § 11-12-2 of the general laws that prohibits a person from challenging another to a duel with a dangerous weapon and from accepting such a challenge.)
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01/24/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
02/13/2018 Committee recommended measure be held for further study

 

House Bill No. 7445
BY  Perez, Phillips, Corvese, Canario, Tobon
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - ASSAULTS (Makes an assault on taxi drivers a felony punishable by up to three (3) years imprisonment and an assault with a dangerous weapon punishable by five (5) to twenty (20) years imprisonment.)
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02/02/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
02/13/2018 Committee recommended measure be held for further study

 

House Bill No. 7588
(Attorney General)
BY  Canario, McLaughlin, Azzinaro, Edwards, Johnston
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Defines imitation firearm and provide that it is unlawful for any person to change, alter, remove, or obliterate any coloration or markings in any way that makes the imitation firearm look to be an operable firearm. Violation is a misdemeanor.)
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02/14/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
House Bill No. 7591
BY  Kazarian, Ajello, Fogarty, Knight, Hearn
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS - SAFE SCHOOLS ACT (Provides that only peace officers and persons approved by the school authorities for the purposes of educational instruction may carry firearms or other weapons on school grounds.)
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02/14/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7598
(Attorney General)
BY  Diaz, Slater, Maldonado, Cunha, Tobon
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Criminalizes possession of a firearm by a minor, except when the minor is engaged in certain activities and when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or qualified adult.)
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02/14/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7643
(Attorney General)
BY  Johnston, Canario
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Provides that no person shall knowingly purchase or otherwise obtain a firearm on behalf of or transfer to a person who the transferor knows or reasonably should know is prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm.)
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02/15/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7644
(Attorney General)
BY  Slater, Regunberg, Blazejewski, Johnston, Maldonado
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Provides that applicants for gun permits submit to national records check including fingerprinting by FBI.)
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02/15/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7645
BY  Regunberg, Knight, Donovan, Ranglin-Vassell, Kazarian
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than 10 rounds, known as high capacity magazines. Makes exceptions for law enforcement and the US armed forces.)
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02/15/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7688
BY  Canario, Mattiello, Costantino, Marshall, Fellela
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--COURTS -- EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDERS -- CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Persons subject to extreme risk protection orders for being an imminent danger of causing personal injury shall surrender all firearms while subject to the order.)
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02/23/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7714
BY  Marshall, Shekarchi, Diaz, McLaughlin, Ruggiero
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Raises the legal age to purchase or sell a rifle or shotgun from 18 years of age to 21 years of age and restricts permits to minors for sporting or training purposes to age 21.)
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02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7761
BY  Tanzi, Ranglin-Vassell, Fogarty, Knight, Kazarian
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Raises the age to purchase or possess a rifle or shotgun from 18 years of age to 21 years of age, "grandfathers" current ownership by persons under 21 years of age, and makes an exemption for police and military.)
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02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7762
BY  Ranglin-Vassell, Tanzi, Regunberg, Lombardi, Slater
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Repeals the statute providing state preemption of laws pertaining to the ownership, possession, transportation, and sale of firearms and ammunitions.)
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02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7763
BY  Ranglin-Vassell, Williams, Tanzi, McEntee, Knight
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--COURTS -- EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDERS -- CRIMINAL OFFENSES--WEAPONS (Establishes a procedure where a person who is determined to be an extreme risk to themselves or others will be required to surrender their firearm for a certain period.)
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02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7766
BY  Knight, Ajello, Tanzi, Blazejewski, Diaz
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Restricts possession and sale of new assault weapons. Limits magazine capacity to 10 rounds or less. Grandfathers current possession/ownership.)
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02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7854
BY  Phillips
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS (Establishes a program for the training and assignment of school resource officers to middle and high schools.)
{LC5038/1}
02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No7862
BY  McLaughlin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Raises the legal age to purchase or possess a rifle or shotgun from 18 to 21 years of age/ "grandfather" lawful current ownership by persons under 21 years of age/make an exemption for police and military.)
{LC5000/1}
02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary

 

House Bill No. 7863
BY  McLaughlin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Raises the legal age to purchase or possess a rifle, assault rifle or shotgun from 18 to 21 years of age/ "grandfather" lawful current ownership by persons under 21 years of age/make an exemption for police and military.)
{LC5079/1}
02/28/2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary