1999 Regular Session
To: Judiciary B
By: Representative Robertson
House Bill 498
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 97-37-11, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT FOR KEEPING RECORDS ON THE SALE OF AMMUNITION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 97-37-11, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
97-37-11. Every merchant or dealer or pawnbroker that sells bowie-knives, dirk-knives, pistols, brass or metallic knuckles or slungshots, * * * shall keep a record of all sales of such weapons * * * sold, showing the description of the weapons * * * so sold, the name of the purchaser, and the description of weapons * * * and date of sale. This record to be opened to public inspection at any time to persons desiring to see it. The dealer who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than Five Dollars ($5.00) nor more than Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00).
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1999.