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Man linked to Giffords shooting rampage called ‘very disturbed’

….The suspect is unstable, Dupnik said, but the sheriff would not say he is “insane”….

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 341

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES RIDDLE (Sponsor), FRANZ, FUNDERBURK AND COX (Co-sponsors).

1051L.04I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To repeal section 475.375, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to petitions to remove firearms disqualification.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

           Section A. Section 475.375, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 571.092, to read as follows:

           571.092. 1. Any individual over the age of eighteen years who has been adjudged incapacitated under chapter 475, who has been involuntarily committed under chapter 632, or who is otherwise subject to the firearms-related disabilities of 18 U.S.C. Section 922(d)(4) or (g)(4) as a result of an adjudication or commitment that occurred in this state may file a petition for the removal of the disqualification to ship, transport, receive, purchase, possess, or transfer a firearm imposed under 18 U.S.C. Section 922(d)(4) or (g)(4) and the laws of this state….

[emphasis in original]

Which would repeal and replace:

Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 475

Probate Code–Guardianship

Section 475.375

….No individual who has been found guilty by reason of mental disease or defect may petition a court for restoration under this section….

[emphasis added]

Offered without further comment.