Title: Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition Penalties Amendment Act Of 2017
Description: As introduced, this bill establishes that it is unlawful to knowingly possess or receive a firearm that has a removed, obliterated, or altered serial number or to possess, conceal, store, barter, sell, or dispose of a stolen firearm or ammunition, and establishes a sentence duration of two to five years for violation of either prohibition; exempts persons and organizations who briefly possess stolen firearms, ammunition, or firearms with altered serial numbers from criminal liability if the possession was undertaken in order to surrender the firearm or ammunition to the MPD; and establishes a penalty for persons previously convicted of a felony who re-offend by possessing ammunition and a penalty for possession a large capacity ammunition feeding device.
Session: 22nd Council
Last Action: Public Hearing Held
Last Action Date: March 22, 2018
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1 sponsors: Phil Mendelson (D);
|Mar 22, 2018||Public Hearing Held|
|Mar 2, 2018||Notice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register|
|Nov 21, 2017||Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety|
|Nov 17, 2017||Notice of Intent to Act on B22-0588 Published in the DC Register|
|Nov 9, 2017||Introduced in Office of the Secretary|
|Introduced||Nov 9, 2017||state link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
There have not been any votes on this bill
Link: link to state bill page
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