2014 Regular Session
To: Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; Judiciary B
By: Representative Scott
AN ACT TO REQUIRE RECORD-KEEPING OF SALES OF PISTOL OR RIFLE CARTRIDGES; TO AMEND SECTION 97-37-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Every merchant, dealer or pawnbroker that sells pistol or rifle cartridges, shall keep a record of all sales of such cartridges sold, showing the description of the kind and caliber of cartridges so sold, the name, address and driver's license or social security number of the purchaser, and the description of and the quantity of cartridges and date of sale. This record shall be open to public inspection at any time to persons desiring to see it. Any dealer who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).
SECTION 2. Section 97-37-13, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
97-37-13. It shall not be lawful for any person to sell, give or lend to any minor under eighteen (18) years of age or person intoxicated, knowing him to be a minor under eighteen (18) years of age or in a state of intoxication, any deadly weapon, cartridges or other weapon the carrying of which concealed is prohibited, or pistol cartridge; and, on conviction thereof, he shall be punished by a fine not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding one (1) year, or both.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2014.