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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 554

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 1674

   

Referred to Committee on Public Safety and Security

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF THE SALE OF LONG GUNS.

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

That sections 29-28 and 29-33 of the general statutes be amended to subject long guns to the permit requirements of said sections and to require the Commissioner of Public Safety to perform a national instant criminal background check of the prospective purchaser of a long gun prior to such purchase.

Statement of Purpose:

To subject long guns to permit requirements and to require a criminal background check of the purchaser of a long gun prior to such purchase.