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Proposed Delaware Firearm Legislation HB116

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Legislation Overview

Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Weapons.

Description: Importers, manufacturers, and dealers of "destructive weapons" are licensed and regulated under Federal law. Under existing Delaware law, importers, manufacturers, and dealers of destructive weapons are not permitted to deliver them to purchasers in Delaware who are otherwise permitted to own such weapons, such as military or police forces. This bill will permit properly licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealers to possess and store destructive weapons in this State and engage in activities associated with the sale and delivery of such weapons to (or from) qualified purchasers.

Session: 150th General Assembly

Last Action: Assigned to Judicial Committee in Senate

Last Action Date: June 21, 2019


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'.

9 sponsors: Stephen Smyk (R); David Lawson (R); Bruce Ennis (D); David Wilson (R); William Carson (D); Richard Collins (R); John Mitchell (D); Daniel Short (R); Jeffrey Spiegelman (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 22% (9 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
Jun 21, 2019 Assigned to Judicial Committee in Senate
Jun 20, 2019 Passed By House. Votes: 33 YES 7 NO 1 NOT VOTING
May 8, 2019 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 4 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
Apr 11, 2019 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House
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Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
06/20/2019 33 7 1 0 Yes
  • Baumbach, Paul (D) Yea
  • Bennett, Andria (D) Yea
  • Bentz, David (D) Yea
  • Bolden, Stephanie (D) NV
  • Brady, Gerald (D) Yea
  • Briggs King, Ruth (R) Yea
  • Bush, William (D) Yea
  • Carson, William (D) Yea
  • Chukwuocha, Nnamdi (D) Nay
  • Collins, Richard (R) Yea
  • Cooke, Franklin (D) Yea
  • Dorsey Walker, Sherry (D) Yea
  • Dukes, Timothy (R) Yea
  • Gray, Ronald (R) Yea
  • Griffith, Krista (D) Yea
  • Heffernan, Debra (D) Yea
  • Hensley, Kevin (R) Yea
  • Jaques, Earl (D) Yea
  • Johnson, Kendra (D) Yea
  • Johnson, S. Quinton (D) Yea
  • Kowalko, John (D) Nay
  • Longhurst, Valerie (D) Nay
  • Lynn, Sean (D) Nay
  • Matthews, Sean (D) Nay
  • Minor-Brown, Melissa (D) Nay
  • Mitchell, John (D) Yea
  • Morris, Shannon (R) Yea
  • Osienski, Edward (D) Yea
  • Postles, Charles (R) Yea
  • Ramone, Michael (R) Yea
  • Schwartzkopf, Peter (D) Yea
  • Seigfried, Raymond (D) Yea
  • Short, Daniel (R) Yea
  • Shupe, Bryan (R) Yea
  • Smith, Michael (R) Yea
  • Smyk, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Spiegelman, Jeffrey (R) Yea
  • Vanderwende, Jesse (R) Yea
  • Viola, John (D) Yea
  • Williams, Kimberly (D) Nay
  • Yearick, Lyndon (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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