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Proposed Delaware Gun Law SB117

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Dangerous Weapons.

Description: This bill allows a pellet gun, airbow, and most other air guns to be possessed and utilized for hunting in Delaware, however, it does not change the classification of airbows and higher powered air rifles as firearms. The bill also does not change that possession of weapons such as zip guns and other created weapons are illegal and listed as a dangerous weapon.

Session: 149th General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: January 10, 2018


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

7 sponsors: Bruce Ennis (D); Brian Pettyjohn (R); William Carson (D); Jeffrey Spiegelman (R); Gerald Hocker (R); Richard Collins (R); Charles Paradee (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 17% (7 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
Jan 10, 2018 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
Jun 21, 2017 Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
Jun 20, 2017 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
Jun 14, 2017 Reported Out of Committee (Corrections & Public Safety) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
Jun 13, 2017 Introduced and Assigned to Corrections & Public Safety Committee in Senate
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Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Senate Third Reading

Link: link to state bill page

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