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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5452

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1089

   

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. RITTER M., 1st Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING GUN OWNERS TO CARRY LIABILITY INSURANCE.

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

That the general statutes be amended to require any person seeking to purchase a firearm or ammunition to acquire an insurance policy and present the proof of policy insurance to a firearm dealer, including a licensed gun dealer at a gun show, and to further require any person who currently owns a firearm to obtain such an insurance policy for such firearm.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure adequate financial resources to compensate victims of gun violence.