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HB 878 Firearms, certain; certification by chief law-enforcement officer within 30 days of request.

Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

Law-enforcement certification of certain firearms. Requires that when certification of a chief law-enforcement officer is required by federal law for the transfer of a firearm, as defined in the National Firearms Act, such certification must be provided within 30 days if the applicant is not prohibited by law from receiving the firearm. If the applicant is prohibited by law from receiving the firearm, the chief law-enforcement officer or his designee shall provide written notification to the applicant stating the reason for the prohibition. The definition of "firearm" includes machine guns, rifles and shotguns of a certain length, weapons made from certain rifles or shotguns, silencers, and destructive devices.


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