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Blair Holts Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009

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Blair Holts Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009

Postby hayes1966 » Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:16 pm

Check it out here .. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h45/text

Snip .. application requirements

(1) a current, passport-sized photograph of the applicant that provides a clear, accurate likeness of the applicant;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(2) the name, address, and date and place of birth of the applicant;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

2(3) any other name that the applicant has ever used or by which the applicant has ever been known;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

3(4) a clear thumb print of the applicant, which shall be made when, and in the presence of the entity to whom, the application is submitted;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

1(5) with respect to each category of person prohibited by Federal law, or by the law of the State of residence of the applicant, from obtaining a firearm, a statement that the individual is not a person prohibited from obtaining a firearm;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

4(6) a certification by the applicant that the applicant will keep any firearm owned by the applicant safely stored and out of the possession of persons who have not attained 18 years of age;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

5(7) a certificate attesting to the completion at the time of application of a written firearms examination, which shall test the knowledge and ability of the applicant regarding--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

1(A) the safe storage of firearms, particularly in the vicinity of persons who have not attained 18 years of age;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(B) the safe handling of firearms;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(C) the use of firearms in the home and the risks associated with such use;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(D) the legal responsibilities of firearms owners, including Federal, State, and local laws relating to requirements for the possession and storage of firearms, and relating to reporting requirements with respect to firearms; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink

3(E) any other subjects, as the Attorney General determines to be appropriate;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(8) an authorization by the applicant to release to the Attorney General or an authorized representative of the Attorney General any mental health records pertaining to the applicant;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(9) the date on which the application was submitted; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink

(10) the signature of the applicant.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink


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j45

Postby j45 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:18 am

here's what Snopes has to say about it:

http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/blairholt.asp

http://www.nssf.org/legal/links/HR45.cfm

NSSF is quoted as saying they dont think it will go anywhere but it looks like this should be actively worked on.

cm12385

Postby cm12385 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:49 pm

I believe this was introduced back in January.

Is it sneaking its head up again?

j45

Postby j45 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:18 pm

from what I understand its a rehash of a bill that was introduced last year and went nowhere.

reintroduced pretty much the same in January, apparently its still alive.

going to try and dig a bit and see whats up with it.

cm12385

Postby cm12385 » Tue Apr 21, 2009 4:26 pm

Keep us informed.


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