HB18-1077 - Penalty For Burglary Of Firearms

Concerning the penalty for a person who commits burglary to acquire firearms.

In current law, second degree burglary is a class 4 felony, but it is a class 3 felony under 2 circumstances. The bill designates a third type of second degree burglary as a class 3 felony; that is, a burglary, the objective of which is the theft of one or more firearms, firearm parts, firearm accessories, or ammunition. The bill also states that when a person is convicted of such a burglary, in addition to any other sentence, the court may require the person to pay a fine of at least $10,000 but not exceeding $750,000.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Latest update: February 15, 2018
02/15/2018 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/17/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs