Today, June 27th, Governor John Carney signed HB 222, which is also known as the ‘Red Flag’ law. The law will provide family members and law enforcement with a mechanism to prevent loved ones from obtaining or using firearms, if they can show that the respondent poses a danger to self or others: “This Act would allow the Superior Court to issue a lethal violence protection order where a family member or a law enforcement officer can show that the [potential] [buyer] poses a danger to self or others by owning, possessing, controlling, purchasing or receiving a firearm.”
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BIG NEWS from : This afternoon, the Delaware Red Flag bill – HB 222 – passed UNANIMOUSLY in the Senate, 20-0, with one absent. With the governor’s signature, this bill will become law in .
It’s official: HB 222, ‘s Red Flag law, is on the Senate agenda tomorrow. This is the final vote that remains before the bill goes to the governor to become law. Please reach out to your senator TONIGHT and ask them to support HB 222. –>
Big news from Dover: This afternoon, House Bill 300 – bump stock ban – was passed by the House and signed by Governor John Carney.
Bump stocks are now banned in Delaware. Read more here.