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Proposed Delaware Firearm Legislation SB6

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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

Description: This Act creates the Delaware Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2021. The Act includes clear definitions for the term large-capacity magazine, as an ammunition feeding device with a capacity to accept more than 17 rounds of ammunition. After enactment, possession of large-capacity magazine will be a class B misdemeanor for a first offense and a class E felony for any subsequent offense.

Session: 151st General Assembly

Last Action: Amendment HA 1 to SB 6 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

Last Action Date: May 12, 2021


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17 sponsors: David Sokola (D); Laura Sturgeon (D); Bryan Townsend (D); Nnamdi Chukwuocha (D); Kyle Gay (D); Stephanie Hansen (D); Sarah McBride (D); Marie Pinkney (D); Nicole Poore (D); Paul Baumbach (D); David Bentz (D); Krista Griffith (D); Debra Heffernan (D); John Kowalko (D); Sean Lynn (D); Melissa Minor-Brown (D); Eric Morrison (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 41% (17 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
May 12, 2021 Amendment HA 1 to SB 6 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Apr 27, 2021 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
Apr 15, 2021 Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
Apr 1, 2021 Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 8 NO
Apr 1, 2021 Lifted From Table in Senate
Apr 1, 2021 Amendment SA 1 to SB 6 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NOT VOTING
Apr 1, 2021 Laid On Table in Senate
Mar 31, 2021 Amendment SA 1 to SB 6 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Mar 31, 2021 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
Mar 25, 2021 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate
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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
04/1/2021 13 8 0 0 Yes
  • Bonini, Colin (R) Nay
  • Brown, Darius (D) Yea
  • Ennis, Bruce (D) Nay
  • Gay, Kyle (D) Yea
  • Hansen, Stephanie (D) Yea
  • Hocker, Gerald (R) Nay
  • Lawson, David (R) Nay
  • Lockman, Elizabeth (D) Yea
  • Lopez, Ernesto (R) Nay
  • Mantzavinos, Spiros (D) Yea
  • McBride, Sarah (D) Yea
  • Paradee, W. Charles (D) Yea
  • Pettyjohn, Brian (R) Nay
  • Pinkney, Marie (D) Yea
  • Poore, Nicole (D) Yea
  • Richardson, Bryant (R) Nay
  • Sokola, David (D) Yea
  • Sturgeon, Laura (D) Yea
  • Townsend, Bryan (D) Yea
  • Walsh, John (D) Yea
  • Wilson, David (R) Nay
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Link: link to state bill page

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