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    SB 740 Straw purchases penalty

    General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 740
    January Session, 2013 LCO No. 1910
    Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY
    Introduced by:
    SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th Dist.
    REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd Dist.
    REP. ALTOBELLO, 82nd Dist.
    REP. FAWCETT, 133rd Dist.


    AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR STRAW PURCHASES
    OF FIREARMS.
    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
    Assembly convened:
    1 That section 29-37j of the general statutes be amended to enhance
    2 the penalties for any person who purchases a firearm with the intent to
    3 transfer such firearm to another person who the transferor knows or
    4 has reason to believe is prohibited from purchasing or possessing such
    5 firearm.
    Statement of Purpose:
    To strengthen the state's law against the "straw purchase" of firearms
    in the interest of public safety.

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    SB 743 Increase penalties -crimes w/guns

    General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 743
    January Session, 2013 LCO No. 1332
    Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY
    Introduced by:
    SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.
    AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMES COMMITTED WITH FIREARMS.
    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
    Assembly convened:
    1 That the general statutes be amended to provide that any crime in
    2 which a firearm is used shall be subject to a sentence enhancement
    3 which is twenty-five per cent of the sentence applicable to the
    4 underlying crime.
    Statement of Purpose:
    To increase the sentence for crimes committed with a firearm.

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