Bump stock bill poised for final vote in Delaware House

Bump stock bill poised for final vote in Delaware House
Bump stock bill poised for final vote in Delaware House

House lawmakers in Delaware are poised to cast what could be the final vote on a bill banning bump stocks, trigger cranks and similar devices that increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic firearms.

Thursday's scheduled vote comes after the Senate amended the bill last week to lower the penalty for a first offense of possessing a bump stock from a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison to a misdemeanor carrying a maximum six-month sentence.

The change marked the eighth amendment to the bill since its introduction in December.

As initially written, the bill made a first offense of possessing, selling or buying a bump stock a felony.

As currently written, the first-offense penalty is a misdemeanor for possession only, but a felony for buying or selling.

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