HB 3223 : Regulating military-style firearms

Position: Support Status: Speakers Desk Awaiting Referral

Prohibits manufacture, transfer, or sale of military-style assault weapons with exceptions. Civilians who legally own described firearms must register the firearm within one year of the effective date of the law or dispose or permanently disable the firearm.

Update


This bill will likely no longer be considered in the 2019 session. Call Rep. Piluso NOW at 503-986-1450 to thank her for sponsoring HB 3223. February 28, 2019: Introduced by Representative Piluso

Prohibits manufacture, transfer of assault weapon except in specified circumstances. Requires person who owns assault weapon on effective date of Act to register assault weapon or take other specified action within one year of effective date of Act.

Requires report of loss or theft of assault weapon.

Provides that information in report may not be used in prosecution for possession or transfer of assault weapon.

The entire bill may be read here.

From SECTION 3 of the bill:  “Assault weapon” means the following semiautomatic rifles:

(A) All AK series including, but not limited to, the models identified as follows:

(i) Made in China AK, AKM, AKS, AK47, AK47S, 56, 56S, 84S and 86S.

(ii) Norinco 56, 56S, 84S and 86S. (iii) Poly Technologies AKS and AK47. (iv) MAADI AK47 and ARM.

(B) UZI and Galil.

(C) Beretta AR-70.

(D) CETME Sporter.

(E) Colt AR-15 series.

(F) Daewoo K-1, K-2, Max 1, Max 2, AR 100 and AR 110C.

(G) Fabrique Nationale FAL, LAR, FNC, 308 Match and Sporter.

(H) MAS 223.

(I) HK-91, HK-93, HK-94 and HK-PSG-1.

(J) The following MAC types: (i) RPB Industries Inc. sM10 and sM11. (ii) SWD Incorporated M11.

(K) SKS with detachable magazine.

(L) SIG AMT, PE-57, SG 550 and SG 551.

(M) Springfield Armory BM59 and SAR-48.

(N) Sterling MK-6.

(O) Steyer AUG.

(P) Valmet M62S, M71S and M78S.

(Q) Armalite AR-180.

(R) Bushmaster Assault Rifle.

(S) Calico M-900.

(T) J&R ENG M-68.

(U) Weaver Arms Nighthawk.

Definition means the following semiautomatic pistols:

(A) UZI.

(B) Encom MP-9 and MP-45.

(C) The following MAC types: (i) RPB Industries Inc. sM10 and sM11. (ii) SWD Incorporated M-11. (iii) Advance Armament Inc. M-11. (iv) Military Armament Corp. Ingram M-11.

(D) Intratec TEC-9.

(E) Sites Spectre.

(F) Sterling MK-7.

(G) Calico M-950.

(H) Bushmaster Pistol.

Definition means the following shotguns:

(A) Franchi SPAS 12 and LAW 12.

(B) Striker 12.

(C) The Streetsweeper type S/S Inc. SS/12.

Definition means any type, series or model of a firearm that is a variation, with minor differences, of a firearm model described in paragraphs (a) to (c) of this subsection, regardless of the manufacturer.

Definition means a semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and any one of the following:

(A) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon.

(B) A thumbhole stock.

(C) A folding or telescoping stock.

(D) A grenade launcher or flare launcher.

(E) A flash suppressor.

(F) A forward pistol grip.

Definition means a semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has a fixed magazine with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds. 

Definition means a semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has an overall length of less than 30 inches.

Definition means a semiautomatic pistol that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and any one of the following:

(A) A threaded barrel, capable of accepting a flash suppressor, forward handgrip or silencer.

(B) A second handgrip.

(C) A shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel that allows the bearer to fire the weapon without burning the bearers hand, except a slide that encloses the barrel.

(D) The capacity to accept a detachable magazine at some location outside of the pistol grip.

Definition means a semiautomatic pistol with a fixed magazine that has the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds.

Definition means a semiautomatic shotgun that has both of the following:

(A) A folding or telescoping stock; and (B) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon, thumbhole stock or vertical handgrip.

Definition means a semiautomatic shotgun that has the ability to accept a detachable magazine.

Definition means a shotgun with a revolving cylinder.

Definition does not include the following:

(A) A firearm specified on the list of pistols established by Department of State Police rule adopted pursuant to section 4 of this 2019 Act.

(B) An antique firearm.

(C) Any firearm that has been made permanently inoperable