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Maryland HB 786 - Firearm Omnibus

Providing that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and transferee to meet jointly with a certain licensee and request that the licensee facilitate the transfer; requiring a licensee to take certain actions when facilitating a transfer; etc.

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Oregon SB 501 - Firearms Omnibus

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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