View Amendment Current Amendment: 1A to Bill 3594

Senator Harpootlian proposes the following amendment (SJ-3594.BM0074S):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 16, by striking Section 16-23-500(A) and inserting:

 (A) it It is unlawful for a person who has been convicted of a violent crime, as defined by Section 16-1-60, that is classified as or a felony offense, as defined within Title 16, to possess a firearm or ammunition within this State. However, this section does not apply to:
(1) offenses defined by Chapters 11, 13, 14, 16, 19, and 21 of Title 16; or
(2) any crime for which the conviction has been expunged, or set aside, or for which a person has been pardoned or has had civil rights restored, unless such pardon, expungement, or restoration of civil rights expressly provides that the person may not ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms.

Amend the bill further, SECTION 16, by deleting Section 16-23-500(F).