Ordinance 71820

Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm

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This Board Bill creates the offense of “Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm,” when allowed under state law. It includes penalty provisions.


Session: 2023-2024

Board Bill Number: 96

Primary Sponsors: Pamela Boyd

Effective: 05/16/2024


President Megan E Green

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 09/22/2023

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (180.18 KB PDF).

  • 09/22/2023

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.

  • 01/25/2024

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was held in committee during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 02/29/2024

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 03/01/2024

    Second Reading

  • 03/08/2024


    The bill was passed.

  • 03/29/2024


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 03/29/2024

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 03/29/2024

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 04/16/2024

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 04/16/2024

    Delivered to Register

  • 04/18/2024

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71820. Effective date is 05/16/2024


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