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S AMDT 1626 - Child Safety Lock Amendment - Key Vote

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Ben Nelson voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (70-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Safety Lock Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that requires all licensed importers, manufacturers and dealers who engage in the transfer of handguns to provide secure gun storage or safety devices.

Highlights:
  • Provides immunity from civil liability to individuals who lawfully possess handguns and use secure gun storage or safety devices (Sec. 5).
  • Imposes penalties for violations, including license suspension for a period of at least six months, license revocation, or a maximum fine of $2,500 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Child Safety Lock Amendment

Sponsors

  • Herbert H. 'Herb' Kohl (WI - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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