February 6, 2015:
Dems Plan to Introduce Legislation on Magazine Capacity
New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez (D), along with other high-ranking Democrats on Capitol Hill, announced this week a plan to introduce legislation which would renew a federal prohibition on magazines that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition. The bill (which has been labeled the “Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act”) includes language that will deem almost all conventional magazines that can accept more than 10 cartridges illegal. A copy of the bill can be found here.
Virginia Legislators Strike Down Concealed Carry on School Property; Proposes Background Checks at Gun Shows
Virginia Senate Bill 1132, sponsored by Senator Tom Garrett (R), has been voted down by a count of 20 to 18. The bill would have allowed firearms on school property outside of “regular hours.” On Monday, Senate Bill 1441 was approved by the Virginia Senate Courts. If passed by the House, it will require the Department of State Police to be available to perform background checks for non-dealer sales at gun shows if requested by a party involved in the transaction. A copy of SB 1132 can be found here. A copy of SB 1441 can be found here.
Renzulli Law Firm is Monitoring Firearm-Related Legislative Developments
Renzulli Law Firm, nationally recognized as one of the premier law firms in the country serving the Firearms Industry, is monitoring legislative developments affecting the industry and publishing regular updates which are available by e-mail and on this website. Any questions you may have about these developments should be directed to John F. Renzulli or Christopher Renzulli.