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HB 2307 - Federal Arms Regulation Exemption - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

David Stevens voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Federal Arms Regulation Exemption

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Federal Arms Regulation Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition manufactured in Arizona from federal laws and regulations.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that the exemption applies to firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition that is manufactured in Arizona from basic materials and can be manufactured without the inclusion of any significant parts imported from another state (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that firearm accessories, generic parts, or insignificant parts imported into Arizona and attached to or used with a firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition does not subject the firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition to federal regulation (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the exemption does not apply to the following (Sec. 1):
    • Firearms that cannot be carried and used by only 1 individual;
    • Firearms with a bore diameter that is larger than 1.5 inches and uses smokeless powder, not black powder, as a propellant;
    • Firearms that discharge more than one projectile with one activation; and
    • Ammunition that explodes using chemical energy after the projectile leaves the firearm.
  • Requires firearms manufactured and sold in Arizona to have "Made in Arizona" clearly stamped on a central metallic part such as the receiver or frame (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (35-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Federal Arms Regulation Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition manufactured in Arizona from federal laws and regulations.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that the exemption applies to firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition that is manufactured in Arizona from basic materials and can be manufactured without the inclusion of any significant parts imported from another state (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that firearm accessories, generic parts, or insignificant parts imported into Arizona and attached to or used with a firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition does not subject the firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition to federal regulation (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the exemption does not apply to the following (Sec. 1):
    • Firearms that cannot be carried and used by only 1 individual;
    • Firearms with a bore diameter that is larger than 1.5 inches and uses smokeless powder, not black powder, as a propellant;
    • Firearms that discharge more than one projectile with one activation; and
    • Ammunition that explodes using chemical energy after the projectile leaves the firearm.
  • Requires firearms manufactured and sold in Arizona to have "Made in Arizona" clearly stamped on a central metallic part such as the receiver or frame (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Federal Arms Regulation Exemption

Sponsors

  • Frank R. Antenori (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cecil P. Ash (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray Barnes (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy K. Barto (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Andy Biggs (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judy Burges (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pamela Gorman (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Laurin Hendrix (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell L. 'Russ' Jones (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lucy Mason (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy G. McLain (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick Murphy (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell K. Pearce (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vic Williams (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Edward 'Ed' Ableser (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sylvia Tenney Allen (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Boone (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Court (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rich Crandall (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Crump (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Adam Driggs (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda J. Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack W. Harper (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matthew G. 'Matt' Heinz (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Konopnicki (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John McComish (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nelson (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Warde V. Nichols (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michele Reagan (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thayer Verschoor (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry P. Weiers (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven B. Yarbrough (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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