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Waiting Period To Deliver A Firearm

Concerning establishing a minimum three-day waiting period prior to the delivery of a purchased firearm.
2023 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill establishes a waiting period before a firearms seller may deliver a firearm to a purchaser. The waiting period is the later in time of 3 days after the initiation of a required background check of the purchaser or when the purchase is approved following any background check. Delivering a firearm prior to the expiration of the waiting period is a civil infraction, punishable by a $500 fine for a first offense and a $500 to $5,000 fine for a second or subsequent offense.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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