HB 451

  • Delaware House Bill
  • 151st General Assembly (2021-2022)
  • Introduced in House Jun 14, 2022
  • Passed House Jun 14, 2022
  • Passed Senate Jun 28, 2022
  • Signed by Governor Jun 30, 2022

An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Firearms.

Abstract

This bill makes a person under the age of 21 prohibited from purchasing, owning, possessing, or controlling a firearm or ammunition of a firearm except under limited circumstances. Those circumstances are if the person is 18 years of age or older and an active member of the Armed Forces, a qualified law-enforcement officer, or has a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon. The Act does not apply to shotguns and shotgun ammunition, muzzle-loading rifles, and deadly weapons other than firearms, thus allowing those persons who are 18 to 21 years of age to purchase, own, control or possess such deadly weapons. Persons under the age of 21 may possess or control a firearm for the purpose of engaging in lawful hunting, instruction, sporting, or recreational activity while under the direct supervision of a person 21 year of age or older. This bill also makes changes to § 1445 of Title 11—Unlawfully dealing with a dangerous weapon to be consistent with the changes made to § 1448 of Title 11. In addition, the bill only criminalizes the control of a weapon which by compressed air or by spring discharges or projects a pellet, slug, or bullet by a person who is not a qualified law enforcement officer if such pellet, slug, or bullet is larger than .177 caliber shot.

Bill Sponsors (26)

Stephanie T. Bolden

     
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Actions


Jun 30, 2022

Office of the Governor

Signed by Governor

Jun 28, 2022

House

Passed By House. Votes: 24 YES 15 NO 2 ABSENT

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 7 NO

Senate

Amendment SA 1 to HB 451 - Defeated By Senate. Votes: 7 YES 13 NO 1 NOT VOTING

Senate

Amendment SA 2 to HB 451 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Senate

Lifted From Table in Senate

House

Amendment SA 1 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment SA 2 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

Jun 16, 2022

Senate

Laid On Table in Senate

Jun 15, 2022

Senate

Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
Executive

Jun 14, 2022

House

Amendment HA 2 to HB 451 - Defeated By House. Votes: 18 YES 22 NO 1 ABSENT

House

Amendment HA 3 to HB 451 - Passed In House by Voice Vote

House

Amendment HA 4 to HB 451 - Defeated By House. Votes: 17 YES 23 NO 1 NOT VOTING

House

Amendment HA 5 to HB 451 - Defeated By House. Votes: 17 YES 23 NO 1 NOT VOTING

House

Amendment HA 7 to HB 451 - Defeated In House by Voice Vote

House

Amendment HA 8 to HB 451 - Passed In House by Voice Vote

House

Passed By House. Votes: 27 YES 13 NO 1 ABSENT

Senate

Assigned to Executive Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Executive

House

Amendment HA 6 to HB 451 - Passed In House by Voice Vote

House

Amendment HA 3 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 1 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 2 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 4 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 5 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 6 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 7 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 8 to HB 451 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

House

Amendment HA 1 to HB 451 - Stricken in House

Jun 08, 2022

House

Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 3 Favorable

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Administration

Jun 02, 2022

House

Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Administration

Bill Text

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HA 3 to HB 451 HTML PDF
HA 6 to HB 451 HTML PDF
HA 8 to HB 451 HTML PDF
SA 2 to HB 451 HTML PDF

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