Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

House Bill 198

[Introduced]

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Firearms; require registration.

History of Actions:

101/05/99(H)Referred To Judiciary B
202/02/99(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective datePassage
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

House Committee:

Principal Author: Scott (80th)

Code Sections: RP 045-0009-0053, RP 045-0009-0051

Title: AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE REGISTRATION OF FIREARMS; TO IMPOSE SPECIFIC PROVISIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF WEAPONS PURCHASED THROUGH THE MAIL; TO SPECIFY THE TIME, PLACE AND PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION; TO PROVIDE FOR REGISTRATION FORMS; TO REQUIRE DEALERS TO KEEP RECORDS OF THE SALE OF FIREARMS; TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER FIREARMS; TO PROVIDE A TRANSIENT NONRESIDENT EXEMPTION NOT TO EXCEED 30 DAYS; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION AFTER TRANSFER OF A FIREARM; TO AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS IN CONTIGUOUS STATES; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 45-9-51 AND 45-9-53, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH RESTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM REGULATING FIREARMS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/02/99 at 17:06.



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