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A 1329 - Reduces Firearm Magazine Capacity - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (45-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Firearm Magazine Capacity

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the maximum firearm magazine capacity to 10 rounds, effective 3 months after passage.

Highlights:
  • Amends the definition of “assault firearm” to include a semi-automatic rifle with a fixed magazine capacity exceeding 10 rounds, whereas the existing definition was 15 rounds (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes a retired law enforcement officer to possess and carry a large capacity ammunition magazine which is capable of holding up to 15 rounds of ammunition that can be fed continuously through a semi-automatic firearm (Sec. 2). 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Firearm Magazine Capacity

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