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Proposed Delaware Firearm Legislation HB253

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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

Description: This Act narrows the meaning of firearm for purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code by aligning the definition of firearm with the definition in the federal criminal background check law. The reference to a BB gun is no longer necessary because a BB gun does not use an explosive force to propel a projectile.

Session: 151st General Assembly

Last Action: Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

Last Action Date: June 22, 2021


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'.

10 sponsors: Jeffrey Spiegelman (R); Bruce Ennis (D); Brian Pettyjohn (R); William Carson (D); Gerald Hocker (R); David Lawson (R); David Wilson (R); Ruth Briggs King (R); Daniel Short (R); Lyndon Yearick (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 24% (10 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
Jun 22, 2021 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
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Link: link to state bill page

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