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2015 GOCRA Bill Tracker

GOCRA monitors gun-related bill introductions and progress in the Minnesota House and Senate.  

All 2015 Pro-2A Bills are now in SF878:

HF849/SF878 House Public Safety Omnibus – details Presented to Governor Dayton on Wednesday, May 20; Governor Dayton must sign or veto by midnight, Saturday, May 23: SF878 becomes law in… …unless the governor vetoes. Email Governor Dayton Now! This bill includes: House status: Passed full House Senate: Passed full Senate

Previous versions below: HF1434/SF1435 – Legalizing suppressors –  details House: Passed three House committees; passed full House vote 89-40; added to House Public Safety omnibus bill, HF849 Senate: Added to Senate omnibus bill, SF878 HF372/SF953 Capitol Carry Notification – details House: Passed Public Safety Committee unanimously; passed full house 92-38; added to House Public Safety omnibus bill, HF849 Senate: Added to Senate omnibus bill, SF878 HF722/SF2091 Emergency Powers – details House: Passed Government Operations, Civil Law, and Public Safety Committees; passed full house 88-42; added to House Public Safety omnibus bill, HF849 Senate: Added to Senate omnibus bill, SF878 HF830/SF900 Interstate Purchase of Long Guns – details House: Passed Public Safety Committee unanimously; passed full house 110-19; added to House Public Safety omnibus bill, HF849 Senate: Added to Senate omnibus bill, SF878 HF305/SF328 North Dakota Permit Recognition- details House: Passed Public Safety Committee in modified form; added to House Public Safety omnibus bill, HF849 Senate: Added to Senate omnibus bill, SF878 No action yet: HF1993 – Stand Your Ground – Drazkowski HF1289 – Right to Keep and Bear Arms amendment – Hackbarth Tabled: HF0302 – Muzzleloader scopes allowed – Fabian  

SF878 Public Safety/Judiciary Omnibus

HF849 – Cornish SF878 – Latz This bill combines all of the public safety policy and finance bills that the House and Senate want to pass. It contains each of the five bills below, with few or no changes. The conference committee adopted all of our provisions with no significant changes. This bill is awaiting the Governor’s action by midnight, Saturday, May 21. Please  email Governor Dayton Now in support of the bill. Senate Bill Status and Text House Bill Status and Text

HF1434/SF1435 – Legalizing suppressors

HF1434- Anderson, Mark SF1435 – Tomassoni Removing the legal prohibition on ownership of firearm suppressors (“silencers”) for Minnesotans who undergo an extensive federal background check and licensing process Here’s our briefing on the issue: Suppressors: Mufflers for Firearms House Bill Status and Text Senate Bill Status and Text

HF372/SF953 Capitol Carry Notification

HF372 – Nash SF953 – Ingebrigtsen Removes the obsolete, redundant commissioner notification requirement for permit holders who wish to carry in state buildings in the Capitol area Here’s our briefing on the issue: Capitol Carry Notification House Bill Status and Text Senate Bill Status and Text

HF722/SF2091 Emergency Powers

HF722 – Newberger SF2091 – Thompson Stops the state from seizing firearms during a state of emergency House Bill Status and Text


HF830/SF900 Interstate Purchase of Long Guns

HF830 – Lucero SF900 – Schmit Updates our state law, 29 years out of date, that confuses gun store clerks and prevents Minnesotans from legally buying shotguns and rifles in other states Here’s our briefing on the issue: Long Gun Purchase in other States House Bill Status and Text Senate Bill Status and Text

HF305/SF328 North Dakota Permit Recognition

HF830 – Fabian SF900 – Eken Despite years of good faith attempts by North Dakota’s attorney general and legislature, the Minnesota DPS refuses to recognize ND permits…and so ND won’t recognize ours. This bill would force DPS to accept the ND permit. House Bill Status and Text Senate Bill Status and Text
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