DE SB163 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)
Status: Introduced on March 22 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-06-19 - Amendment SA 3 to SB 163 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, receipt, possession, or transport of assault weapons in Delaware, subject to certain exceptions. One exception relevant to individuals is that the Act does not prohibit the possession and transport of firearms that were lawfully possessed or fully applied for before the effective date of this Act; although for these firearms there are certain restrictions relating to their possession and transport after the effective date of this Act.

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An Act To Amend The Delaware Code Relating To Deadly Weapons.



2018-06-19 Amendment SA 3 to SB 163 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-19 Amendment SA 2 to SB 163 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-14 Amendment SA 1 to SB 163 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-03-22 Introduced and Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate

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