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S 55 - Amends Various State Gun Laws - Vermont Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Various State Gun Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Various State Gun Laws

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends various state gun laws.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the sale of a firearm to an individual under the age of 21 and specifies a punishment of up to a year in prison and a fine not to exceed $1,000 for any person found to have violated this law (Sec. 7).

  • Prohibits the sale or possession of bump-fire stocks that are used to be attached to a semi automatic firearm and intended to increase the rate of achievable fire (Sec. 9).

  • Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices within the state of Vermont (Sec. 8).

  • Defines “large capacity ammunition feeding device” as a magazine or similar device with a capacity of 10 or more rounds for a long gun and 15 or more rounds for a handgun (Sec. 8).

  • Requires a public or private firearm dealer conduct a criminal background check prior to the sale or transfer of the firearm (Sec. 10).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (89-54) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Various State Gun Laws

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends various state gun laws.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the sale of a firearm to an individual under the age of 21 and specifies a punishment of up to a year in prison and a fine not to exceed $1,000 for any person found to have violated this law (Sec. 7).

  • Prohibits the sale or possession of bump-fire stocks that are used to be attached to a semi automatic firearm and intended to increase the rate of achievable fire (Sec. 9).

  • Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices within the state of Vermont (Sec. 8).

  • Defines “large capacity ammunition feeding device” as a magazine or similar device with a capacity of 10 or more rounds for a long gun and 15 or more rounds for a handgun (Sec. 8).

  • Requires a public or private firearm dealer conduct a criminal background check prior to the sale or transfer of the firearm (Sec. 10).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Various State Gun Laws

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