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S Amdt 3230 - Gun Lock Requirement Amendment - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (61-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Gun Lock Requirement Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that would prohibit the transfer of guns which are not equipped with a locking device.

Highlights:
  • Requires all handguns transferred to anyone besides a licensed manufacturer, importer, or dealer to be equipped with a locking device, unless the handgun is transferred to a federal or state agency, or a law enforcement officer.
  • Sets civil penalties at $10,000 or suspension of their gun license.
Note:

NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Gun Lock Requirement Amendment

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Co-sponsors

  • Herbert H. 'Herb' Kohl (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert G. 'Bob' Torricelli (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
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