The Complicated rules for Registering Handguns in DC
D.C. gun owners will have to re-register every 3 years
December 3, 2008 - 7:02am
WASHINGTON - The D.C. Council gave preliminary approval to regulations for registering and storing handguns.
The bill calls for owners to recertify their ownership every year, to re-register the guns every three years and to undergo background checks every six years.
Gun owners will have to store their firearms securely if there are children in the home.
The legislation also bans assault weapons and unsafe guns
"Today's vote puts the District at the forefront of using regulation to reduce gun violence, rather than the simpler, prior approach of hoping that an outright ban will be effective," said D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson.
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