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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: Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

Last Action Date: June 21, 2017

Sponsors

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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)

History
Chamber Date Action
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
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft not available state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

Senate Third Reading

Link: http://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?LegislationId=25960

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