Delaware HB 116 - Weapons Importers

Delaware HB 116

An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Weapons

by Steve Smyk (R)*Lumpy Carson Jr. (D)Rich Collins (R)Bruce Ennis (D)Dave Lawson (R)Larry Mitchell Jr. (D)Danny Short (R)Jeff Spiegelman (R)Dave Wilson (R)

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LEAP Forward Position:  Oppose

LEAP Forward Position: Oppose

Bill Summary

Importers, manufacturers, and dealers of "destructive weapons" are licensed and regulated under Federal law. Under existing Delaware law, importers, manufacturers, and dealers of destructive weapons are not permitted to deliver them to purchasers in Delaware who are otherwise permitted to own such weapons, such as military or police forces. This bill will permit properly licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealers to possess and store destructive weapons in this State and engage in activities associated with the sale and delivery of such weapons to (or from) qualified purchasers.