2018:S2271-bump stock (rapid fire devices)

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2018:S2271-bump stock (rapid fire devices)

Postby newportri » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:27 am

Senate Bill No. S2271 Senate Bill No. 2271 BY Sheehan, Cote, Calkin, Metts, Quezada ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Makes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.)

This bill specifically prohibits bump fire stock, binary triggers, and trigger cranks. It also prohibits "rapid fire devices" which can include many commonly available parts such springs and bolt carrier groups that are replaced to enhance reliability of a firearm (triggers are exempt in the bill). Violations of this statute can result is a prison term of 1-10 years and/or a $10,000 fine. If this bill passes it will take effect immediately and there is no amnesty, grandfathering, or compensation of existing devices. Law enforcement would be exempt of this law.

I haven't had time to look at the differences between these two bills, but they look pretty similar to me...
http://www.rifol.org/y2018/Bills/S2271.pdf
http://www.rifol.org/y2018/Bills/S2292.pdf
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Re: 2018:S2271-bump stock (rapid fire devices)

Postby RImike » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:41 pm

(d) Weapons otherwise considered legal which are found modified by devices pursuant to this section shall be subject to forfeiture pursuant to ยง11-47-22.


Whoa, so they declare a legal object illegal and therefore subject now to being forfeited without compensation? They can go eat a bag of dicks. Every year, more and more bullshit gets introduced and every year my threshold for tolerating it lowers. This is the year in which civility might be taking a back seat, this is what I would tyrannical. Taking of property without due process will result in zero compliance if passed.
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Re: 2018:S2271-bump stock (rapid fire devices)

Postby cranston » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:10 pm

Sponsors and supporters of these bills should read this Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_cases_make_bad_law
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Re: 2018:S2271-bump stock (rapid fire devices)

Postby newportri » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:30 am

cranston wrote:Sponsors and supporters of these bills should read this Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_cases_make_bad_law


That's a very good point.
Hard cases make bad law is an adage or legal maxim. The phrase means that an extreme case is a poor basis for a general law that would cover a wider range of less extreme cases. In other words, a general law is better drafted for the average circumstance as this will be more common.[1]
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