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Proposed Delaware Gun Law SB18

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Legislation Overview

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Falsely Reporting That A Firearm Has Been Lost Or Stolen And Providing A False Statement To Law Enforcement Concerning Lost Or Stolen Firearms.

Description: This Act makes clear that it is a class A misdemeanor to falsely report to a law enforcement agency that a firearm has been lost or stolen. The Act also increases the penalty for providing a false statement to law enforcement that a firearm has been lost or stolen intending to prevent, hinder or delay the investigation of any crime or offense.

Session: 147th General Assembly

Last Action: Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits

Last Action Date: January 29, 2014


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'.

25 sponsors: Brian Pettyjohn;Wilson; Cloutier; Hocker; Lavelle; David G. Lawson; Ernesto B. Lopez;Karen E. Peterson; Simpson; Sokola; Bryan Townsend;Blakey; Briggs;King;Timothy D. Dukes;Ronald E. Gray;Hudson;Harvey R. Kenton; Miro; Outten; Harold J. Peterman; Ramone; D. Short;Stephen T. Smyk;Jeffrey N. Spiegelman

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 61% (25 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 29, 2014 Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
House Jan 14, 2014 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
Senate Jun 30, 2013 Necessary rules are suspended in Senate
Senate Jun 30, 2013 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Senate Mar 20, 2013 Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Mar 20, 2013 state link bill text
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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