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A 2761 - Prohibits Firearm Magazines with More than 10 Rounds - New Jersey Key Vote

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Title: Prohibits Firearm Magazines with More than 10 Rounds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that prohibits the possession of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the possession of firearm magazines that are capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition, including semi-automatic rifles that have a fixed magazine capacity (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts a semi-automatic rifle that has an attached tubular magazine and is capable of operating only with .22 caliber rimfire ammunition so long as it is registered with law enforcement (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual to retain possession of a firearm with a large capacity ammunition magazine so long as it’s permanently modified to accept 10 rounds or less and registered with law enforcement (Secs. 5 & 7).

  • Exempts firearms that only accept a detachable magazine with a capacity of up to 15 rounds if they were purchased on or prior to the bill’s effective date and are registered with a law enforcement (Sec. 7).

  • Repeals the requirement to pay a $50 fee to register a firearm exempted from the 10-round limit (Sec. 7).

  • Exempts law enforcement officers and members of the military who are on active duty and authorized to carry a firearm with a high-capacity magazine (Sec. 2).

  • Requires this bill to become effective immediately, but authorizes a 180-day grace period to surrender any unlawful semi-automatic rifle or magazine (Secs. 5 & 8).

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Title: Prohibits Firearm Magazines with More than 10 Rounds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits the possession of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the possession of firearm magazines that are capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition, including semi-automatic rifles that have a fixed magazine capacity (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts a semi-automatic rifle that has an attached tubular magazine and is capable of operating only with .22 caliber rimfire ammunition so long as it is registered with law enforcement (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual to retain possession of a firearm with a large capacity ammunition magazine so long as it’s permanently modified to accept 10 rounds or less and registered with law enforcement (Secs. 5 & 7).

  • Exempts firearms that only accept a detachable magazine with a capacity of up to 15 rounds if they were purchased on or prior to the bill’s effective date and are registered with a law enforcement (Sec. 7).

  • Requires a $50 fee to register a firearm exempted from the 10-round limit (Sec. 7).

  • Exempts law enforcement officers and members of the military who are on active duty and authorized to carry a firearm with a high-capacity magazine (Sec. 2).

  • Requires this bill to become effective immediately, but authorizes a 180-day grace period to surrender any unlawful semi-automatic rifle or magazine (Secs. 5 & 8).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Prohibits Firearm Magazines with More than 10 Rounds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the possession of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the possession of firearm magazines that are capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition, including semi-automatic rifles that have a fixed magazine capacity (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts a semi-automatic rifle that has an attached tubular magazine and is capable of operating only with .22 caliber rimfire ammunition so long as it is registered with law enforcement (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual to retain possession of a firearm with a large capacity ammunition magazine so long as it’s permanently modified to accept 10 rounds or less and registered with law enforcement (Secs. 5 & 7).

  • Exempts firearms that only accept a detachable magazine with a capacity of up to 15 rounds if they were purchased on or prior to the bill’s effective date and are registered with a law enforcement (Sec. 7).

  • Requires a $50 fee to register a firearm exempted from the 10-round limit (Sec. 7).

  • Exempts law enforcement officers and members of the military who are on active duty and authorized to carry a firearm with a high-capacity magazine (Sec. 2).

  • Requires this bill to become effective immediately, but authorizes a 180-day grace period to surrender any unlawful semi-automatic rifle or magazine (Secs. 5 & 8).

Title: Prohibits Firearm Magazines with More than 10 Rounds

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