Bill Status of SB1441 94th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-PUBLIC NUISANCE
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein and Martin A. Sandoval
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is a public nuisance to operate a business that sells or delivers firearms without taking reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearms are not to be used or possessed illegally by the purchaser or transferee, or acquired by an individual without complying with procedures required by law for the sale or transfer of firearms. Provides that the precautions shall include, but are not limited to, the refusal to sell a firearm to a person: (i) the seller or deliverer knows or has reason to know is purchasing the firearm on behalf of another person who could not legally purchase the firearm, (ii) that has provided a home address in a municipality or county in which possession of that type of firearm is illegal, and (iii) the seller or deliverer otherwise knows or has reason to know will use the firearm illegally.