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HB 5542 - Prohibits Bump Stocks - Connecticut Key Vote

Tony Hwang voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (26-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Bump Stocks

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that prohibits purchasing or possessing bump stocks, effective October 1, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the sale or transfer, possession, manufacturing or use of bump stocks or other accessories to increase the rate of fire of a firearm, specifying that doing so is a Class D felony (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a reduced penalty (a class D misdemeanor) for a first time offender who possesses a bump stock before July 1, 2019 and holds the appropriate firearm license or permit (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts certain licensed firearms manufacturers that are fulfilling a military contract (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (114-35) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Bump Stocks

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits purchasing or possessing bump stocks, effective October 1, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the sale or transfer, possession, manufacturing or use of bump stocks or other accessories to increase the rate of fire of a firearm, specifying that doing so is a Class D felony (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a reduced penalty (a class D misdemeanor) for a first time offender who possesses a bump stock before July 1, 2019 and holds the appropriate firearm license or permit (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts certain licensed firearms manufacturers that are fulfilling a military contract (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Bump Stocks

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