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Michigan HB 4690 - Licensing

A bill to amend 1927 PA 372, entitled "An act to regulate and license the selling, purchasing, possessing, and carrying of certain firearms, gas ejecting devices, and electro-muscular disruption devices; to prohibit the buying, selling, or carrying of certain firearms, gas ejecting devices, and electro-muscular disruption devices without a license or other authorization; to provide for the forfeiture of firearms and electro-muscular disruption devices under certain circumstances; to provide for penalties and remedies; to provide immunity from civil liability under certain circumstances; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to prohibit certain conduct against individuals who apply for or receive a license to carry a concealed pistol; to make appropriations; to prescribe certain conditions for the appropriations; and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act," (MCL 28.421 to 28.435) by adding section 2c

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New Jersey S 3898 - Ammunition

This bill regulates the sale of handgun ammunition. Under current law, handgun ammunition is regulated to the extent that a purchaser is to establish his or her eligibility by exhibiting a firearms purchaser identification card, a permit to purchase a handgun, or a permit to carry a handgun, and that he or she is 21 years of age or older. This bill requires an ammunition purchaser to also exhibit a driver's license, nondriver identification card, or other government-issued form of photo identification at the time of purchase. The bill requires a manufacturer or dealer of handgun ammunition to keep a detailed, electronic record of handgun ammunition sales. The electronic record maintained by the manufacturer or wholesale dealer is required to contain the date of the transaction; the type, caliber, or gauge of the ammunition; the quantity of ammunition sold; the name and address of the purchaser; and any other information deemed necessary by the Superintendent of State Police.

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New Jersey S 3897 - Prohibited Persons

Current law provides that it is a crime of the fourth degree for a person to purchase, own, possess, or control a weapon if the person has ever been committed for a mental disorder to any hospital, mental institution or sanitarium, except under certain circumstances, or has been previously convicted of any of the following crimes: aggravated assault, arson, burglary, escape, extortion, homicide, kidnapping, robbery, aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, bias intimidation, endangering the welfare of a child, certain crimes related to the unlawful possession of weapons, or certain crimes related to controlled dangerous substances. The bill adds to that list of crimes carjacking; gang criminality; racketeering; terroristic threats; and unlawful possession of a machine gun, handgun, or an assault firearm. The bill provides that a person convicted of attempt or conspiracy to commit any of these crimes is prohibited from possessing a weapon or ammunition. 

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New Jersey S 3879 - Gun Trafficking

This bill establishes certain criminal penalties for firearm trafficking, which is the diversion of firearms from lawful commerce into the illegal market. Specifically, the bill penalizes purchasing or possessing a firearm for the purpose of transferring it another person who is disqualified under State of federal law from receiving of possessing that firearm. In addition, the bill establishes criminal penalties for selling a firearm to another person who has been previously convicted of a crime of confined for a mental disorder. The bill also establishes a mandatory term of incarceration for persons convicted of operating as a leader of a firearms trafficking network. 

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New Jersey S 3876 - Firearms Licenses

This bill imposes additional safeguards on the issuance of firearms purchaser identification cards, imposes training requirements, and revises the procedures for an heir or legatee to inherit or receive possession of a firearm. The bill provides that a firearms purchaser identification card issued after the bill's effective date would be valid for a period of four years from the date of issuance. Under current law, a firearms purchaser identification card is valid indefinitely, unless the holder becomes subject to any of the disabilities that disqualify a person for firearms ownership. The bill further provides that a firearms purchaser identification card may be renewed if the holder is not subject to any of the statutory disabilities and after filing of a renewal application and payment of the required fee. The holder of a firearms purchaser identification card issued prior to the bill's effective date would be required to renew the card within four years of the bill's enactment.

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Nevada AB 291 - Omnibus

Legislative Counsel's Digest: Section 2 of this bill prohibits a person from importing, selling, manufacturing, 1 transferring, receiving or possessing: (1) any manual, power-driven or electronic 2 device that is designed such that when the device is attached to a semiautomatic 3 firearm, the device eliminates the need for the operator of the semiautomatic 4 firearm to make a separate movement for each individual function of the trigger and 5 materially increases the rate of fire of the semiautomatic firearm or approximates 6 the action or rate of fire of a machine gun; (2) any part or combination of parts that 7 functions to eliminate the need for the operator of the semiautomatic firearm to 8 make a separate movement for each individual function of the trigger and 9 materially increases the rate of fire of the semiautomatic firearm or approximates 10 the action or rate of fire of a machine gun; or (3) any semiautomatic firearm that 11 has been modified in any way that eliminates the need for the operator of the 12 semiautomatic firearm to make a separate movement for each individual function of 13 the trigger and materially increases the rate of fire of the semiautomatic firearm or 14 approximates the action or rate of fire of a machine gun.

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