General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5647

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1797

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING HIGH CAPACITY FIREARMS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to: (1) Prohibit an individual from possessing a fully automatic or semiautomatic assault weapon unless such person is a peace officer or a member of the armed forces; (2) prohibit an individual from possessing a large capacity ammunition feeding device that holds more than ten rounds of ammunition; and (3) provide fair compensation to owners of banned weapons.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect public safety by reducing the number of high capacity firearms in circulation.