Bill No.: H. B. 595
Subject: Providing that a person commits a criminal offense if the person:
(1) purchases more than one handgun, or sells more than one handgun to the same person, within a 30 day period;
(2) purchases a handgun without first completing and delivering to the seller a handgun purchase form as prescribed by the Department of Public Safety; or
(3) sells a handgun to any person without first:
(A) submitting to the Department of Public Safety a handgun purchase form completed and delivered to the seller by the purchaser; and
(B) receiving notice from the Department of Public Safety that the purchaser did not purchase another handgun within the 30 day period preceding the date of the form.
In addition, this bill states that the offense created under this measure would be a state jail felony.
Sponsor: Rep. Yvonne Davis
Note: This bill expressly states that this measure would not be applicable to a transaction that was a purchase by or sale to a community supervision and corrections department officer.