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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 505

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1764

   

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. AYALA, 23rd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT TO PURCHASE A RIFLE.

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

That the general statutes be amended to clarify that an individual must be twenty-one years of age or older, rather than eighteen years of age or older as currently allowed, to purchase a rifle in order to make such minimum age consistent with the minimum age to purchase a pistol or revolver.

Statement of Purpose:

To clarify that an individual must be twenty-one years of age or older in order to purchase a rifle.