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H 7688 - Authorizes Extreme Risk Protection Orders - Rhode Island Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes extreme risk protection orders.

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  • Authorizes law enforcement agencies to file petitions for extreme risk protection orders if such agency has credible information that an individual poses immediate danger to themselves or others by possessing firearms (Sec. 1).

  • Requires individuals who are subject to an extreme risk protection order to immediately surrender all firearms to law enforcement and surrender any concealed carry permit to the licensing authority (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that a hearing for an extreme risk protection order be held within 14 days of the issuance of a temporary extreme risk protection order (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that extreme risk protection orders are effective for one year after issuance (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the court to schedule a review hearing for at least 30 days before the expiration of the extreme risk protection order (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes individuals affected by such an order to petition for the order to be terminated once while the order is in effect, which the court may grant if such individual proves that they no longer pose a significant danger (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the petitioner in an extreme risk protection order to file a request for renewal at any point within 14 days of the expiration of the order (Sec. 1).

  • Classifies violation of an extreme risk protection order as a felony punishable by up to 10 year in prison, or a fine or up to $10,000, or both (Sec. 1).

Title: Authorizes Extreme Risk Protection Orders

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