Extreme Risk Protection Order Petitions
The bill repeals and reenacts the statutory article related to extreme risk protection orders.
Under current law a family or household member and a law enforcement officer or agency can petition for an extreme risk protection order. The bill expands the list of who can petition for an extreme risk protection order to include licensed medical care providers, licensed mental health-care providers, licensed educators, and district attorneys.
The bill requires the office of gun violence prevention to expend funds annually on a public education campaign regarding the availability of, and the process for requesting, an extreme risk protection order.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)