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2011 House Bill 5225: Repeal pistol purchase permit mandate:

Public Act 377 of 2012

Introduced by Rep. Paul Opsommer (R) on December 13, 2011 To establish that a person who is purchasing more than one pistol is only required to fill out one of the “basic pistol safety review questionnaires” required when getting a license to purchase a pistol; prohibit dealers from keeping a photo or "biometric" record of purchasers, and more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on December 13, 2011
Reported in the House on May 24, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 12, 2012
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012
Substitute offered by Rep. Paul Opsommer (R) on June 12, 2012 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that repeals the pistol permit license law.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012
Passed 74 to 36 in the House on June 13, 2012 To repeal the law that prohibits purchasing a pistol unless a person gets a "purchase permit" from local police. The bill would also require police departments to destroy the records they have accumulated under this law. Federal law already requires gun sellers to perform an "instant background check" on the buyer using a federal database .
Received in the Senate on June 14, 2012
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 14, 2012
Reported in the Senate on September 11, 2012 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 12, 2012 To limit the purchase permit repeal to purchases from federally licensed firearms dealers, but leave it in place for person-to-person sales.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2012
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 12, 2012 To repeal the law that prohibits purchasing a pistol from a federally licensed dealer unless a person gets a "purchase permit" from local police, but leave this requirement in place for person-to-person sales. Federal law already requires gun sellers to perform an "instant background check" on the buyer using a federal database .
Received in the House on December 12, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Paul Opsommer (R) on December 13, 2012 To correct an obsolete reference.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Passed 73 to 36 in the House on December 13, 2012 To repeal the law that prohibits purchasing a pistol from a federally licensed dealer unless a person gets a "purchase permit" from local police, but leave this requirement in place for person-to-person sales. Federal law already requires gun sellers to perform an "instant background check" on the buyer using a federal database.
Received in the Senate on December 14, 2012
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 14, 2012 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 18, 2012

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