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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2013

LCO No. 5459

   
 

*SB0116005459SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 1160

File No.

Cal. No.

"AN ACT CONCERNING GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND CHILDREN'S SAFETY. "

Strike subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 23 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(1) "Large capacity magazine" means any firearm magazine, belt, drum, feed strip or similar device that has the capacity of, or can be readily restored or converted to accept, more than seventeen rounds of ammunition, if such magazine, belt, drum, feed strip or similar device is intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or more than ten rounds of ammunition, if such magazine, belt, drum, feed strip or similar device is intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver, but does not include: (A) A feeding device that has been permanently altered so that it cannot accommodate more than seventeen rounds of ammunition, in the case of a feeding device intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or ten rounds of ammunition, in the case of a feeding device intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver, (B) a . 22 caliber tube ammunition feeding device, (C) a tubular magazine that is contained in a lever-action firearm, or (D) a magazine that is permanently inoperable; "

Strike subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 24 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(2) At that person's place of business or other property owned by that person, provided such large capacity magazine contains not more than seventeen bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or not more than ten bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver; "

Strike subdivision (6) of subsection (f) of section 24 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(6) While transporting the large capacity magazine between any of the places set forth in this subsection, or to any licensed gun dealer, provided (A) such large capacity magazine contains not more than seventeen bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or not more than ten bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver, and (B) the large capacity magazine is transported in the manner required for an assault weapon under subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 53-202f of the general statutes, as amended by this act; or"

Strike subdivision (7) of subsection (f) of section 24 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(7) Pursuant to a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver, provided such large capacity magazine (A) is within a pistol or revolver that was lawfully possessed by the person prior to the effective date of this section, (B) does not extend beyond the bottom of the pistol grip, and (C) contains not more than seventeen bullets. "