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Proposed Delaware Gun Law SB32

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Legislation Overview

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Giving Of A Firearm To A Person Prohibited.

Description: Currently giving, selling, lending, or otherwise furnishing a firearm to a convicted felon, mentally ill person or other prohibited person knowing that the person is prohibited, is a class F felony. This Bill makes it a class A misdemeanor for someone to give a firearm to a person prohibited without knowledge that the person was prohibited from possessing a firearm. If the intended recipient is not known well enough, the use of a criminal background check by a licensed gun dealer would ensure that the law is not being broken.

Session: 147th General Assembly

Last Action: Stricken

Last Action Date: June 11, 2013


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5 sponsors: Lavelle; Cloutier; Briggs;King;Ramone;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 12% (5 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 11, 2013 Stricken
Senate Mar 28, 2013 Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Mar 28, 2013 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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