HB2422 in Tennessee seeks to impose rules on Gun Shows

Prisonplanet.com
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

http://www.tngunowners.com/forums/tennessee-politics-legislation/33297-new-legislation-entries-2010-a.html

http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=HB2422&ga=106

Bill Summary
*HB 2422 by *Hardaway. Firearms and Ammunition – As introduced, creates various gun show offenses, including prohibiting any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from transferring a firearm to another person if any part of the transfer takes place at a gun show or within 1,000 feet of a gun show. – Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

Fiscal Summary
Increase State Revenue – Not Significant Increase State Expenditures – Not Significant Increase Local Revenue – Not Significant Increase Local Expenditures – Not Significant

Bill Summary
This bill makes it a Class A misdemeanor for any person to organize, plan, promote, or operate a gun show unless that person:

(1) Notifies the TBI and the chief law enforcement officer in the county in which the gun show is to be held of the dates, times, and location of the gun show;
(2) Verifies the identity of each gun show dealer participating in the gun show by examining a valid photo identification document of the dealer, before commencement of the gun show;
(3) Requires each gun show dealer to sign a ledger with information identifying the dealer, including the dealer’s name and address, before commencement of the gun show; and
(4) Maintains a copy of the records described above in (2) and (3) at the gun show promoter’s permanent place of business for one year from the date of the gun show.

This bill also makes it a Class A misdemeanor for any person who is not licensed under federal law to engage in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms, or importing or manufacturing ammunition, to transfer a firearm to another person if any part of the transfer takes place at a gun show, on the premises of a gun show, or within 1,000 feet of the property on which a gun show is being conducted.

Under this bill, “gun show” means any event at which 50 or more firearms are offered or exhibited for sale, transfer, or exchange and at least 20 percent of the vendors are engaged in the business of selling, leasing, or transferring firearms and are licensed under federal law as described above.

The bill would take effect on January 1, 2011.

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