As if New Jersey doesn't already have enough gun control laws, they apparently haven't had trouble coming up with even more proposals.
A3687: Bans those on the federal terrorist watch list from buying guns
S2468: Allows impounding motor vehicles if driver unlawfully has a gun
A3717: Requires state to submit data on those who should be barred from owning guns to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System
A3796: Gives those who possess illegal guns 180 days to dispose of them
A3797: Requires New Jersey enforcement agencies to report information on lost, stolen and discarded guns to federal databases
A3583/1613: Establishes School Security Task Force
A3788: Turns state regulation that firearms owner info is not public information into a state law
A3659: Bans the .50-caliber rifle — the most powerful weapon available to civilians
S1279: Upgrades penalty for unlawfully transferring a firearm to an underage person; permits transfer for instruction and training
S2430: Declares violence a public health crisis and establishes "Study Commission on Violence"
S2715: Requires Department of Education to prepare and distribute pamphlets on how parents can limit a child’s exposure to media violence
S2719: Enhances penalties for gun trafficking firearms offenses
S2720: Clarifies that information concerning the total number of firearms purchaser identification cards and permits to purchase a handgun issued in a municipality are public records
S2804: Makes unlawful possession of firearms a first-degree crime; increases mandatory minimum sentences under the "Graves Act"
S2723: Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s "centerpiece" bill on gun permits that would would encode firearm purchase permits on a driver's license or a photo ID card, create a system for instant background checks, require gun buyers to show they completed a safety training course and stiffen penalties for letting guns slip into the hands of minors. Four bills passed by the Assembly (A3510, A1683, A3645 and A3748) have been incorporated into this bill
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