View Amendment Current Amendment: 53 to Bill 3094

Senator MATTHEWS proposed the following amendment (AHB\3094C019.BH.AHB21):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

/ SECTION__ .A. Article 5, Chapter 23, Title 16 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 16-23-550. (A) No person, firm, or corporation shall sell, deliver, or otherwise transfer any pistol or revolver, other than at wholesale, unless such pistol or revolver is equipped with a reusable trigger lock, gun lock, or gun locking device appropriate for such pistol or revolver, which lock or device shall be constructed of material sufficiently strong to prevent it from being easily disabled and have a locking mechanism accessible by key or by electronic or other mechanical accessory specific to such lock or device to prevent unauthorized removal. No pistol or revolver shall be loaded or contain therein any gunpowder or other explosive or any bullet, ball, or shell when such pistol or revolver is sold, delivered, or otherwise transferred.

(B) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than more five thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than five years." /