On Tuesday, April 17, the Senate Public Safety Committee passed both SB 1100 and SB 1382. SB 1100 has been referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee where it awaits a hearing date and SB 1382 has been sent to the floor where it will soon be eligible for a vote.

Senate Bill 1100, sponsored by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25), would place further restrictions on law abiding citizens by expanding the current one gun a month restriction for handguns to include all guns and raises the purchase age for long guns to 21.