Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$.358m GFS/Total

House

$.184m GFS/Total

Senate

Did not include

Governor: The passage of Initiative 594 requires most private gun transfers to be done through licensed firearms dealers who must conduct background checks before the transactions can be made. DOL needs to hire a part-time Investigator 3 to meet its new statutory duty to revoke the license of any firearms dealer who does not comply with this requirement. Funding is also needed for information technology investments and additional FTEs to address the increased workload for firearms transaction recordings.

House: The passage of Initiative 594 (gun sales background checks) requires most private gun transfers to be done through licensed firearms dealers who must conduct background checks before the transactions can be made. Funding is provided for changes to the Department's information technology systems and for staffing to revoke licenses not in compliance.