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Proposed District of Columbia Gun Law B22 0588

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition Penalties Amendment Act Of 2017 (now Known As "firearms Safety Omnibus Amendment Act Of 2018")

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: First Reading

Last Action Date: December 4, 2018


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1 sponsors: Phil Mendelson (D);

Chamber Date Action
Dec 4, 2018 First Reading
Dec 4, 2018 Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (Allen)
Nov 28, 2018 Committee Mark-up of B22-0588
Nov 28, 2018 Committee Report Filed
Mar 22, 2018 Public Hearing Held
Mar 16, 2018 Notice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
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
Type Date State Link Text
Engrossed Dec 4, 2018 state link bill text
Introduced Nov 9, 2017 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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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