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SB 518: Weapons and Firearms

GENERAL BILL by Polsky

Weapons and Firearms; Citing this act as the “Responsible Gun Ownership Act”; requiring background checks on all persons involved in a firearm sale or other transfer; requiring firearm sales or other transfers between unlicensed persons to be conducted through, and processed by, a licensed dealer; specifying requirements for firearm sales or transfers through licensed dealers; providing criminal penalties; prohibiting licensed dealers from selling firearms without trigger locks or gun cases; providing exceptions; providing definitions; prohibiting certain actions leading to the manufacture or assembly, sale, or transfer of a firearm not imprinted with a valid serial number, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2024
Last Action: 1/9/2024 Senate - Introduced
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/17/2023 Senate • Filed
12/5/2023 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced