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2012 Senate Bill 984: Repeal ban on non-contiguous state long gun purchase

Public Act 378 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on February 28, 2012, to repeal a prohibition on Michigan residents buying rifles or shotguns in another state unless it is contiguous with Michigan.
    • Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on February 28, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 29, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 36 to 2 in the Senate on June 6, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on June 7, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 7, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 12, 2012, with the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered in the House on December 13, 2012, to correct a reference to federal statute. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012.
  4. Passed 109 to 1 in the House on December 13, 2012, to repeal a prohibition on Michigan residents buying rifles or shotguns in another state unless it is contiguous with Michigan.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 13, 2012.
  6. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 13, 2012, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 18, 2012.

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