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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5937

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1278

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. LABRIOLA, 131st Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL FIREARM SALES AT GUN SHOWS.

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

That sections 29-36l, 29-37a and 29-37g of the general statutes be amended to require the seller of any firearm at a gun show to take the necessary steps to cause a background check to be performed through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System on any individual attempting to purchase such firearm.

Statement of Purpose:

To close the gun show loophole by requiring universal background checks for all firearm sales at gun shows.