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HB 2251 Firearms; prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain magazines, penalties.

Introduced by: Alfonso H. Lopez | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain firearms magazines; penalties. Provides that any person, corporation, or other entity that manufactures, imports, possesses, purchases, sells, or transfers any large capacity magazine shall be subject to a $1,000 fine. The bill provides for exceptions to the prohibition, including the owner's registration with the Department of State Police following a criminal history record information check. The willful or intentional making of a materially false statement on the consent form required by the processes required for a criminal history record information check shall be a Class 5 felony. The bill also provides that a registrant is limited to three high capacity magazines and must otherwise dispose of all magazines in excess of the limit. Finally, the bill outlines the registration process for anyone who owns a large capacity magazine.


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