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Bill Detail: HB23-1143

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Title Federal Authorize Firearms For DACA Peace Officers
Status Governor Signed (04/27/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
House Sponsors C. Kipp (D)
R. Armagost (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Gonzales (D)
B. Kirkmeyer (R)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 01/31/2023

The bill requires the peace officers standards and training
(P.O.S.T.) board to seek authorization from the United States attorney
general for persons who have deferred action status from the federal
immigration and naturalization service to possess a firearm in order to be
a certified peace officer or reserve peace officer.
If the authorization is granted by the United States attorney
general, every law enforcement agency is required to amend its written
firearms policy to implement the provided authorization.

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