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2013 House Bill 4774: Impose state permit/license mandate on all private gun purchases
  1. Introduced by Rep. Jim Townsend (D) on May 28, 2013, to expand to all gun purchases, including rifles and shotguns, a state pistol purchase “license” mandate. This pistol permit regulatory regime was repealed for purchases from licensed gun dealers by a 2012 law, but still applies to private person-to-person sales. The bill is co-sponsored by 18 other Democratic representatives.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 28, 2013.

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