Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Possession Of Firearms By Prohibited Persons.
Description: This Act will help deter the illegal possession of firearms by dangerous criminals by increasing the penalties imposed upon persons convicted of violating the crime of Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited. Adults convicted of illegally possessing a firearm after having been previously adjudicated delinquent as a juvenile for acts constituting a violent felony will receive a one year minimum mandatory prison sentence, and persons prohibited from legally possessing a deadly weapon who are convicted of illegally possessing a firearm within 10 years of a prior conviction or adjudication of delinquency for a violent felony, or for illegally possessing a deadly weapon, will receive a three year minimum mandatory prison sentence.
Session: 147th General Assembly
Last Action: Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
Last Action Date: January 30, 2014
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 24% (10 of 41)
|Senate||Jan 30, 2014||Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits|
|House||Jun 19, 2013||Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT|
|Senate||Jun 19, 2013||Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate|
|House||May 15, 2013||Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 4 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable|
|House||Apr 11, 2013||Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House|
|Draft||Apr 11, 2013||state link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
House Third Reading
Link: link to state bill page
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