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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5268

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 727

   

Referred to Committee on INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. GODFREY, 110th Dist.

SEN. BYE, 5th Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING THE MAINTENANCE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE BY FIREARM OWNERS AND ESTABLISHING A SALES TAX ON AMMUNITION.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to (1) require firearm owners to maintain liability insurance, and (2) establish a sales tax on the sale of ammunition at a rate of fifty per cent on the entire sales price, except such sales tax shall not apply to the sale of ammunition at a firing or shooting range, provided such sale is made to and used by the purchaser at the firing or shooting range during the same visit as the purchase.

Statement of Purpose:

To require firearm owners to maintain liability insurance and establish a sales tax on the sale of ammunition at a rate of fifty per cent.