Florida HB 455 - Assault Weapons and Large Capacity Magazines by Charles Yeganian

Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines; Prohibits sale, transfers, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before specified date; provides conditions for continued possession of such weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines; requires certificates of transfer for transfers of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; provides for relinquishment of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines; provides requirements for transportation of assault weapons; provides enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses when committed with assault weapon or large-capacity magazine.

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West Virginia HB 2519 - Campus Self-Defense Act by Charles Yeganian

The purpose of this bill is to allow a person who holds a current and valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon to carry such a weapon on the campus and in the buildings of a state institution of higher education. It provides exceptions and immunity to an institution for a licensee’s intentional or unintentional use of a firearm while carrying it under the act. The bill seeks to acknowledge that violence against disarmed law-abiding citizens is an increasing, but unnecessary, occurrence. The bill is an attempt by the Legislature to reaffirm a law-abiding citizen's Second Amendment Right, the right to protect themselves by allowing legally licensed and permitted employees, staff, and students of public universities the right to legally carry a concealed weapon within specified limitations.

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Virginia SB 1163 - Trigger Activators by Charles Yeganian

Trigger activators designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, which includes a trigger crank or bump-fire device, that is designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun. A violation is punishable as a Class 6 felony.

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Oregon HB 2505 - The Cindy Yuille and Steven Forsythe Act by Charles Yeganian

Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container except in specified circumstances. Punishes violation by maximum of $500 fine. If minor obtains unsecured firearm as result of violation, punishes by maximum of $2,000 fine. Provides that person who does not secure firearm as required is strictly liable for injury to person or property within four years after violation. Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container when transferring firearm except in specified circumstances. Punishes violation by maximum of $500 fine. Provides that person who transfers firearm without securing firearm is strictly liable for injury to person or property within four years after violation. Requires person to report loss or theft of firearm within 24 hours of time person knew or should have known of loss or theft. Punishes violation of requirement by maximum of $1,000 fine. Requires person transferring firearm to minor to directly supervise minor's use of firearm unless minor is owner of firearm. Provides that person who does not supervise minor as required is strictly liable for injury to person or property caused by minor's use of firearm. Directs Attorney General to specify by rule minimum specifications for trigger and cable locks and locked containers required by Act. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Oregon SB 275 - Safe Storage by Charles Yeganian

Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container except in specified circumstances. Punishes violation by maximum of $500 fine. If minor obtains unsecured firearm as result of violation, punishes by maximum of $2,000 fine. Provides that person who does not secure firearm as required is strictly liable for injury to person or property within four years after violation. Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container when transferring firearm except in specified circumstances. Punishes violation by maximum of $500 fine. Provides that person who transfers firearm without securing firearm is strictly liable for injury to person or property within four years after violation. Requires person to report loss or theft of firearm within 24 hours of time person knew or should have known of loss or theft. Punishes violation of requirement by maximum of $1,000 fine. Requires person transferring firearm to minor to directly supervise minor’s use of firearm unless minor is owner of firearm. Provides that person who does not supervise minor as required is strictly liable for injury to person or property caused by minor’s use of firearm. Directs Attorney General to specify by rule minimum specifications for trigger and cable locks and locked containers required by Act. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Oregon SB 501 - Firearms Omnibus by Charles Yeganian

Requires person to secure permit before purchasing or otherwise receiving firearm. Specifies

qualifications for permit and manner of applying for permit. Creates procedures for appealing denial

of permit. Punishes receipt of firearm without valid permit by maximum of 364 days’ imprisonment,

$6,250 fine, or both.

Requires person who owns or possesses firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or

in locked container. Punishes failure to secure firearm by maximum of 30 days’ imprisonment, $1,250

fine, or both.

Requires person who owns or possesses firearm to report to law enforcement agency loss or

theft of firearm within 24 hours. Punishes failure to report loss or theft by maximum of 30 days’

imprisonment, $1,250 fine, or both.

Prohibits possession of magazine with capacity to hold more than five rounds of ammunition.

Provides that person in possession of such magazine must sell or otherwise dispose of magazine

within 180 days of effective date of Act. Punishes unlawful possession of magazine capable of holding

more than five rounds by maximum of 364 days’ imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both.

Requires criminal background check before transfer of ammunition. Restricts ammunition receipt to 20 rounds within 30-day period.

Prohibits transfer of firearm by gun dealer or private party until latter of 14 days or Department

of State Police has determined that recipient is qualified to receive firearm.

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