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Connecticut governor signs gun safety bills into law Connecticut governor signs gun safety bills into law

Bronze medal Reporter Adv. John Posted 7 Jun 2019 Read More News and Blogs
Connecticut governor signs gun safety bills into law

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed several bills into law Tuesday, including three bills on gun safety.

PA 19-5 (Ethan’s Law), states that no person may keep a gun on a premises where a minor may have access to it, where a resident is ineligible under either state or federal law to possess a firearm, and where a resident poses an imminent risk of personal injury to either themselves or others. The act also includes an exception: a firearm may be kept on the premises if it is securely locked in a box or is carried on their person. Violation of this Act is a class D felony. This bill was created in memory of a teen who accidentally shot and killed himself with a loaded firearm that was found at a friend’s house.

PA 19-6 addresses so-called “ghost guns,” preventing individuals from manufacturing, selling, delivering, purchasing or possessing partially completed weapons. Violation of the Act is a class C felony, which has a minimum sentence of two years.

PA 19-7 is in regards to storing a firearm in a vehicle. If the vehicle is unattended, the gun must be stored in either the trunk, a locked glove box or a locked safe. There are several exceptions for officers and government workers who are licensed to possess a firearm. Violation of this Act is a class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a class D felony for any subsequent offense.

These new laws come into effect on October 1.

https://www.jurist.org/news/2019/06/connecticut-governor-signs-gun-safety-bills-into-law/

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