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HB 2021 - Exempts Certain Firearms from Federal Regulation - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (79-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Exempts Certain Firearms from Federal Regulation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts firearms made and sold in Oklahoma from federal law, effective on November 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Exempts any personal firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Oklahoma and that remains within its borders from federal law, regulation, and taxation (Sec. 3).
  • Requires a firearm made or sold in Oklahoma to be stamped, inscribed, or marked with the words “Made in Oklahoma” on a metallic plate (Sec. 3).
  • Exempts fully automatic weapons or weapons designed to fire rocket-propelled grenades or any explosive projectile from the definition of “firearms” (Sec. 2).
  • Requires an individual to meet the following requirements in order to possess a firearm in Oklahoma (Sec. 3):
    • The individual has not been convicted of a felony in the United States;
    • The individual has not been instituted in a mental health facility; and
    • The individual is not currently declared as legally incompetent.
  • Requires an individual to be at least 21 years of age to purchase a handgun (Sec. 3). 
  • Requires an individual to be at least 18 years of age to purchase a shotgun or rifle (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Exempts Certain Firearms from Federal Regulation

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