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AB 48 - Prohibits Large-Capacity Magazines and Large-Capacity Conversion Kits - Key Vote

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Dan Logue voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Large-Capacity Magazines and Large-Capacity Conversion Kits

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (46-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Large-Capacity Magazines and Large-Capacity Conversion Kits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits the sale of firearm magazines with capacities more than 10 rounds and large-capacity conversion kits.

Highlights:

  • Classifies manufacturing, importing, owning, selling, or purchasing any large-capacity magazine as an infraction or misdemeanor with a penalty of a fine not to exceed $100, imprisonment not to exceed 1 year in a county jail, or both, beginning July 1, 2014 (Secs. 1 & 1.5).
  • Defines “manufacturing” as both the fabrication of a magazine and assembling of a magazine from a combination of parts, including, but not limited to, the following parts (Secs. 1 & 1.5):
    • The body;
    • The spring;
    • The follower; or
    • The floor or end plate.
  • Requires an individual who legally possesses a large-capacity magazine to dispose of the magazine by any of the following means (Sec. 1.5):
    • Removing the large-capacity magazine from the state;
    • Selling the large-capacity magazine to a licensed firearm dealer prior to July 1, 2014; 
    • Taking action to “destroy” the large-capacity magazine; or
    • Surrendering the large-capacity magazine to a law enforcement agency for destruction.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, importing, owning, selling, or purchasing any large-capacity conversion kit beginning January 1, 2014 (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “large-capacity magazine conversion kit” as a device or combination of parts of a fully functioning large-capacity magazine capable of changing the feeding device including, but not limited to the following parts (Sec. 2):
    • The body;
    • The spring;
    • The follower; or
    • The floor or end plate.
  • Specifies that individuals involved in manufacturing, importing, owning, selling, or purchasing of any large-capacity magazine will be assessed a penalty of a fine not to exceed $1000, imprisonment not to exceed 6 months, or both (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Large-Capacity Magazines and Large-Capacity Conversion Kits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the sale of firearm magazines with capacities more than 10 rounds and large-capacity conversion kits.

Highlights:

  • Classifies manufacturing, importing, owning, selling, or purchasing any large-capacity magazine as an infraction or misdemeanor with a penalty of a fine not to exceed $100, imprisonment not to exceed 1 year in a county jail, or both, beginning July 1, 2014 (Secs. 1 & 1.5).
  • Defines “manufacturing” as both the fabrication of a magazine and assembling of a magazine from a combination of parts, including, but not limited to, the following parts (Secs. 1 & 1.5):
    • The body;
    • The spring;
    • The follower; or
    • The floor or end plate.
  • Requires an individual who legally possesses a large-capacity magazine to dispose of the magazine by any of the following means (Sec. 1.5):
    • Removing the large-capacity magazine from the state;
    • Selling the large-capacity magazine to a licensed firearm dealer prior to July 1, 2014; 
    • Taking action to “destroy” the large-capacity magazine; or
    • Surrendering the large-capacity magazine to a law enforcement agency for destruction.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, importing, owning, selling, or purchasing any large-capacity conversion kit beginning January 1, 2014 (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “large-capacity magazine conversion kit” as a device or combination of parts of a fully functioning large-capacity magazine capable of changing the feeding device including, but not limited to the following parts (Sec. 2):
    • The body;
    • The spring;
    • The follower; or
    • The floor or end plate.
  • Specifies that individuals involved in manufacturing, importing, owning, selling, or purchasing of any large-capacity magazine will be assessed a penalty of a fine not to exceed $1000, imprisonment not to exceed 6 months, or both (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Large Capacity Magazines

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits large capacity magazines and requires local law enforcement to be notified of large ammunition purchases.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from knowingly manufacturing, causing to be manufactured, importing into the state, keeping, exposing, or offering for sale, giving, lending, buying, or receiving any device or combination of the parts of a “large-capacity magazine” (Sec. 6). 
  • Defines “large-capacity magazine” as any ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • A disassembled large-capacity magazine that is readily restorable to accommodate more than 10 rounds of ammunition; and
    • An oversize magazine body that appears to hold in excess of 10 rounds but has not been permanently altered to only accommodate 10 rounds of ammunition or less.
  • Requires the Department of Justice to notify local law enforcement entities when an individual purchases more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition within a 5-day period (Sec. 4). 
  • Prohibits an individual from possessing, purchasing, receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive any firearm for a period of 5 years if he or she communicates a serious threat of physical violence against a “reasonably” identifiable victim or victims to a licensed psychotherapist, effective January 1, 2014 (Sec. 8). 
  • Classifies a violation of this provision as a misdemeanor with a penalty of a $1,000 fine, imprisonment in a county jail for up to 6 months, or both (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Large Capacity Magazines

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