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Proposed Delaware Firearm Legislation HB357

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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. All other changes made by this Act are technical corrections to conform the existing law to the guidelines of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.

Session: 148th General Assembly

Last Action: Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 30 YES 9 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT

Last Action Date: June 28, 2016


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'.

8 sponsors: Stephen Smyk (R); David Lawson (R); Timothy Dukes (R); William Outten (R); David Wilson (R); Bruce Ennis (D); Gerald Hocker (R); Bryant Richardson (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 20% (8 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 28, 2016 Amendment HA 1 - Introduced in House
House Jun 28, 2016 Amendment HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
House Jun 28, 2016 Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 30 YES 9 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
House May 12, 2016 Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
House May 3, 2016 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House
Type Date State Link Text
Draft May 3, 2016 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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