General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 6261
January Session, 2013 LCO No. 2104
Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY
Introduced by:
REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO ASSAULT
WEAPONS AND FIREARMS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
Assembly convened:
1 That the general statutes be amended to provide civil and criminal
2 liability for any property damage or personal injury that results from
3 (1) a person's failure to report the loss or theft of an assault weapon or
4 other firearm pursuant to section 53-202g of the general statutes; or (2)
5 a person's act of providing access to an assault weapon or firearm, or
6 transferring an assault weapon or firearm, to a person knowing such
7 person is ineligible to possess such assault weapon or firearm.
Statement of Purpose:
To provide specific civil and criminal liability for property damage or
personal injury that results from failure to report a lost or stolen
assault weapon or other firearm or illegal transfer of an assault
weapon or other firearm.