House passes bill to expand court-ordered gun confiscation
Law would apply to people who have threatened to use a firearm against a vulnerable adult
Last updated 2/21/2020 at 5:04pm
Courts could be one step closer to ordering people subject to vulnerable adult protection orders to surrender their firearms after the House voted 55 to 42 on Friday, Feb. 14 in favor of a bill that expands authority to do so.
House Bill 2305 would allow courts issuing a Vulnerable Adult Protection Order to consider whether a person named as an abuser should surrender their firearms or concealed carry license.
“This bill gives judges the same tools they have for other protection orders to order the surrender of firearms if there is evidence that the subject of the order has used or thre...