Gun Owners Must Contact Schools In Proposed Legislation

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Missouri state Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal wants parents to notify schools if they own a gun.  Anyone enrolling in a private or charter school will need to notify the school district or governing body if they own a firearm.

The state senator also wants to make failing to prevent guns getting into the wrong hands a class A misdemeanor.   If someone kills or injures another person with the weapon then it would be a class D felony.  That means spending 2-7 years in prison if someone is injured or killed with your gun if it is stolen or unsecured..

According to a release from the Senator’s office Senate Bill 124 will make, “failing to prevent illegal firearm possession, it creates the offense of negligent storage of a firearm and it requires a parent or guardian enrolling a child in school to notify the school district or the governing body of a private or charter school that the parent or guardian owns a firearm.”

Read the full release here.

Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s website: http://www.senate.mo.gov/