Background Check Gun Bill Goes to State House for Consideration

Mar 24, 2013 -- 9:02am

Legislation that would require background checks for most gun sales for transfers between private parties is expected to be taken up by the state House this week.  Two hours of testimony – most against House Bill 35 - was heard by the House Judiciary Committee last week. Most in support of the new requirement is needed to increase the integrity of the background check system.  These checks are already required for sales conducted by licensed dealers.

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