FEDERAL: S.150 — Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

Summary

  • Bans pretty much all semiautomatic firearms (virtually anything with a magazine, you’ll have to read the text – good luck)
  • Mandatory national registration of all grandfathered “assault weapons”
  • Mandatory national licensing for possession of all grandfathered “assault weapons”
  • Amends Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to allow for grants for “assault weapon” buybacks
  • Bans magazines over 10 round capacity
  • Requires mandatory forfeiture (confiscation) magazines over 10 round capacity
  • Requires that grandfathered “assault weapons” be kept “locked by a secure gun storage or safety device”

 

Link to legislation

Link to text of legislation

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2 Responses to FEDERAL: S.150 — Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

  1. Matt says:

    WTF.

    • Sandman says:

      Yeah, the real WTF is that the Senate Judiciary Committee just passed it out to the floor of the Senate for consideration.

      The vote was 10:8, with not a single republican voting for, and not a single democrat voting against.

      Pathetic.

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