HB24-1348 - Secure Firearm Storage in a Vehicle

HB24-1348 – Secure Firearm Storage in a Vehicle
Effective Date: January 1, 2025, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

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The bill requires secure storage of firearms left in unattended vehicles. Storage requirements are specified according to the type of firearm and vehicle. The penalty for a violation is a civil infraction punishable by a fine of up to $500. Exceptions are provided for certain people and activities.
Additionally, the bill updates limitations on local ordinances regarding firearms in private vehicles, concealed carry permits, notices firearms dealers must provide, the firearms safe storage campaign, and the defense for failure to report a lost or stolen firearm to reflect the requirements of the bill.