2013 New Jersey Firearms Legislation : Gun Control Laws to Vote 'No' On

We Need Your Help Fighting these Gun Control Laws!

The following is a list of the proposed legislation introduced by our state government since January 2013. We have linked to the legislation and included email addresses for the sponsors.

We need all of you to call your local and state representatives and tell them not to vote on these bills. Now is the time to act; we cannot waste this opportunity to tell our government how we feel.

A3645
Sponsored by Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald, District 6 (Burlington and
Camden)

Requires ammunition sales and transfers be conducted as face-to-face
transactions.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald, District 6 (Burlington and
Camden)

Establishes a regulatory system to govern the sale and transfer of ammunition.

A3653
Sponsored by Assemblyman Angel Fuentes, District 5 (Camden and
Gloucester)

Criminalizes purchasing or owning weapon if person has previous conviction of
unlawful possession of weapon.


Sponsored by Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes, III District 18 (Middlesex),
Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson, District 37 (Bergen)

Revises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber
or greater.


Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey, District 27
(Essex and Morris), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20 (Union)

Reduces lawful maximum capacity of certain ammunition magazines in New
Jersey.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey, District 27
(Essex and Morris), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20 (Union)

Prohibits mail order, Internet, telephone, and any other anonymous method of
ammunition sale or transfer in New Jersey.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20
(Union)

Requires mental health screening by licensed professional to purchase a firearm.

A3668
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey, District 27 (Essex and Morris),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris), Assemblyman Joseph
Cryan
, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson, District 37 (Bergen), Co-
Sponsored by Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson)

Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies
manufacturing, importing, and selling assault firearms for civilian use.
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Angelica M. Jimenez, District 32 (Bergen and
Hudson)

Requires psychological evaluation and in-home inspection as prerequisite to
purchase firearm.
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Stender, District 22 (Middlesex,
Somerset, and Union)

Disqualifies person named on federal Terrorist Watch list from obtaining firearms
identification card or permit to purchase handgun.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblywoman Angelica M. Jimenez, District 32 (Bergen and Hudson)

Requires mental health evaluation and list of household members with mental
illness to purchase firearm.


Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson)

Requires security guards who carry weapons to wear certain uniform, including
identification card.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Albert Coutinho, District 29 (Essex), Assemblyman Reed Gusciora, District 15
(Hunterdon and Mercer), Assemblywoman Cleopatra G. Tucker, District 28 (Essex),
Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano,
District 20 (Union), Co-Sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Stender, District 22
(Middlesex, Somerset, and Union), Assemblyman Sean Conners

Declares violence a public health crisis, recommends expansion of mental health
programs, recommends federal adoption of gun control measures, and
establishes “Study Commission on Violence.”


Sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., District 18 (Middlesex),
Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson, District 37 (Bergen), Assemblywoman Bonnie
Watson Coleman
, District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Requires handgun ammunition to be encoded with serial number.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union)

Establishes a ballistics identifier program for certain firearms.
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Pamela R. Lampitt, District 6 (Burlington and
Camden), Assemblyman Troy Singleton, District 7 (Burlington)

Requires submission of certain mental health records to National Instant Criminal
Background Check System.
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, District 38 (Bergen and
Passaic), Assemblyman Timothy J. Eustace, District 38 (Bergen and Passaic)

Imposes additional five percent tax on sale of firearms and ammunition to fund
safety infrastructure improvements in public buildings.

A3748
Sponsored by Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris), Assemblyman Charles
Mainor
, District 31 (Hudson)

Requires background check for private gun sales.

A3750
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20
(Union), Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Establishes regulatory and reporting program for all ammunition sales.

A3752
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20
(Union), Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Requires firearms to be unloaded and securely locked or stored within home.

A3753
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20
(Union), Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Increases references required for application for handgun permit and firearms
identification card from two to five.

A3754
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20
(Union), Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Requires firearms seizure when mental health professional determines patient
poses threat of harm to self or others.

A3772
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, District 38 (Bergen and
Passaic), Assemblyman Timothy J. Eustace, District 38 (Bergen and Passaic),
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle

Requires that firearms purchaser identification cards display picture; mandates
that firearms purchaser identification cards be renewed every five years.

A3773
Sponsored by Assemblyman Timothy J. Eustace, District 38 (Bergen and
Passaic), Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle

Increases firearms purchaser identification card and permit to purchase a
handgun fee.

ACR176
Sponsored by Assemblyman Angel Fuentes, District 5 (Camden and
Gloucester), Assemblyman Gilbert L. Wilson, Assemblyman Ruben J. Ramos, Jr.,
Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, Co Sponsored by Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey,
Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell, Assemblyman Charles Mainor, Assemblywoman
Marlene Caride, Assemblywoman Valerie Vaineri Huttle

Memorializes Congress and the President of the United States to enact
legislation enforcing stricter firearms control measures.

AR143
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union), Assemblyman
Jason O’Donnell, District 31 (Hudson), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20
(Union), Sponsored by Assemblyman Charles Mainor, District 31 (Hudson),
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Expresses support for Attorney General’s gun buyback program.
Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, District 20 (Union),
Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, District 20 (Union)

Expresses support for creation of task force on gun control led by Vice President
Biden.
Sponsored by Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, District 20 (Union), Senator Shirley
K. Turner
, District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Declares violence a public health crisis, recommends expansion of mental health
programs, recommends federal adoption of gun control measures, and
establishes “Study Commission on Violence.”
Sponsored by Senator Shirley K. Turner, District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Criminalizes purchase or possession of firearms ammunition by persons
convicted of certain crimes.
Sponsored by Senator Shirley K. Turner, District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Regulates sale and transfer of rifle and shotgun ammunition.
Sponsored by Senator Shirley K. Turner, District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Prohibits mail order, Internet, telephone, and any other anonymous method of
ammunition sale or transfer in New Jersey.
Sponsored by Senator Nia H. Gill, District 34 (Essex and Passiac), Senator
Loretta Weinberg, District 37 (Bergen)

Prohibits State administered pension fund investment in manufacturers of
firearms prohibited in New Jersey.
Sponsored by Senator Richard J. Codey, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies
manufacturing, importing, and selling assault firearms for civilian use.

S2474
Sponsored by Senator Loretta Weinberg, District 37 (Bergen)

Establishes a regulatory system to govern the sale and transfer of ammunition.
Sponsored by Senator Loretta Weinberg, District 37 (Bergen), Co-Sponsored
by Senator Nia H. Gill, District 34 (Essex and Passiac)

Reduces maximum capacity of ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.
Sponsored by Senator Loretta Weinberg, District 37 (Bergen)

Requires ammunition sales and transfers be conducted as face-to-face
transactions.

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Sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari, District 22 (Middlesex, Somerset, and
Union)

Disqualifies person named on federal Terrorist Watchlist from obtaining firearms
identification card or permit to purchase handgun.
Sponsored by Senator Richard J. Codey, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Reduces lawful maximum capacity of certain ammunition magazines in New
Jersey.

S2523
Sponsored by Senator Nia H. Gill, District 34 (Essex and Passiac)

Establishes a regulatory program for rifle and shotgun ammunition sales.

S2525
Sponsored by Senator Barbara Buono, District 18

Establishes regulatory and reporting program for all ammunition sales.
Sponsored by Senator Robert M. Gordon, District 38 (Bergen and Passaic),
Sponsored by Senator Richard J. Codey, District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Urges President and Congress of United States to enact assault weapons ban
including prohibition against large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
Sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari, District 22 (Middlesex, Somerset,
and Union)

Urges President and Congress to reauthorize assault weapons ban.
Sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, District 29 (Essex), Senator Ronald L.
Rice, District 28 (Essex). Co-Sponsored by Senator Nia H. Gill, District 34 (Essex and
Passiac), Senator Shirley K. Turner, District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer), Senator Loretta
Weinberg
, District 37 (Bergen), Senator Brian Stack, Senator Joseph Vitale

Urges Congress to strengthen gun control.



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