|December 27, 2012, 12:17 PM||#1|
Join Date: August 8, 2010
Ban Details Are Out (Press Release)
Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban 2013 details have emerged.
Summary of 2013 legislation
Following is a summary of the 2013 legislation:
Bans the sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing of:
-120 specifically-named firearms
-Certain other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine and have one military characteristic
-Semiautomatic rifles and handguns with a fixed magazine that can accept more than 10 rounds
-Strengthens the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban and various state bans by:
-Moving from a 2-characteristic test to a 1-characteristic test
-Eliminating the easy-to-remove bayonet mounts and flash suppressors from the characteristics test
-Banning firearms with “thumbhole stocks” and “bullet buttons” to address attempts to “work around” prior bans
-Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds.
-Protects legitimate hunters and the rights of existing gun owners by:
-Grandfathering weapons legally possessed on the date of enactment
-Exempting over 900 specifically-named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes and
-Exempting antique, manually-operated, and permanently disabled weapons
-Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered under the National -Firearms Act, to include:
-Background check of owner and any transferee;
-Type and serial number of the firearm;
-Positive identification, including photograph and fingerprint;
-Certification from local law enforcement of identity and that possession would not violate State or local law; and
-Dedicated funding for ATF to implement registration
PDF link (to print) http://www.feinstein.senate.gov/publ...2-ac8ca4359119
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|December 27, 2012, 12:30 PM||#2|
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Join Date: October 31, 2007
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I kinda think we are already discussing this???
But to find it you have to look down a couple threads...
And go to post #189 and later as the press release makes it's debut then...
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