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Proposed Delaware Gun Law HB82

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Legislation Overview

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Penalties For Possession And Purchase Of Deadly Weapons By Persons Prohibited.

Description: This Act establishes that the minimum sentence of incarceration to be imposed upon any person who is convicted of illegally possessing a firearm while negligently causing serious physical injury or death through the use of such firearm shall be six (6) years, unless the defendant caused such injury or death within ten (10) years of a previous conviction for a violent felony in which case the minimum sentence shall be eight (8) years; or unless the defendant caused such injury or death after two (2) previous convictions for violent felonies in which case the minimum sentence shall be fifteen (15) years.

Session: 147th General Assembly

Last Action: Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 6 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits

Last Action Date: May 8, 2013

Sponsors

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24 sponsors: Briggs;King;Cloutier; D. Short;Hudson;Blakey; Dukes;Gray;Kenton; Outten; Peterman; Ramone; Smyk;Spiegelman;Wilson; Atkins; Potter;Hocker; Lavelle; Lawson; Lopez;Pettyjohn;Simpson; Venables;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 59% (24 of 41)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 8, 2013 Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 6 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
House Apr 17, 2013 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Apr 17, 2013 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: http://legis.delaware.gov/LIS/lis147.nsf/2bede841c6272c888025698400433a04/a2480236e4053b3a85257b4b00672b6b?OpenDocument

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