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146th General Assembly
Senate Bill # 39

Primary Sponsor: McDowell
CoSponsors: Sens. Henry, Sokola; Reps. Barbieri, Bolden, Heffernan, Jaques, Keeley, Longhurst, Mitchell, Schooley, Schwartzkopf, Scott, B. Short, D.E. Williams & D.P. Williams
Introduced on : 03/29/2011
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE SALE, PURCHASE, DELIVERY AND TRANSFER OF FIREARMS AT FIREARMS SHOWS.
Synopsis:This bill would close the “gun show loophole” by requiring firearms vendors to have a licensed firearms dealer perform a background check prior to the sale, delivery or transfer of any firearm at a firearms show. For first offenses, firearms show vendors and licensed dealers who willfully and intentionally violate the law will be guilty of a class A misdemeanor. Additional offenses are a class G felony. Potential purchasers or transferees who willfully and intentionally make false statements or present false identification will be guilty of a class G felony.
Current Status: Senate Judiciary Committee   On   03/29/2011
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:Not Required
Actions History:
Mar 29, 2011 - Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate
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