The Maine legislature will debate lots of gun bills this session. So far, all we have are titles and sponsors, and I will share those with you today.
As the details of each bill emerge, I will write about them. Here is the list of titles and sponsors.
Title: An Act To Prohibit Large-capacity Magazines – Rep. Barbara Cardone of Bangor
Title: An Act To Protect Children by Requiring the Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms – Rep. Vicki Doudera of Camden
Title: An Act To Implement an Electronic Background Check for Firearms Licenses and Permits – Rep. Ryan Fecteau of Biddeford
Title: An Act To Allow a Valid Maine Concealed Handgun Permit To Serve as a Background Check To Purchase a Firearm from a Licensed Firearm Dealer – Rep. John Andrews of Paris
Title: An Act Regarding Access to Firearms by Extremely Dangerous and Suicidal Individuals – Sen. Rebecca Millett of Cumberland
Title: An Act To Allow Municipalities To Prohibit Weapons at Municipal Public Proceedings and Voting Places – Sen. Cathy Breen of Cumberland
Title: An Act To Protect Children from Accidental Injury Due to Unsafe Storage of Firearms – Rep. Anne Perry of Calais
Title: An Act To Allow Municipalities To Prohibit Weapons at Municipal Public Proceedings and Voting Places – Rep. Matt Moonen of Portland
Title: An Act To Establish a Statewide Voluntary Firearm Collection Day and Ongoing Program – Rep. Heidi Brooks of Lewiston
Title: An Act To Promote the Safe Use and Sale of Firearms – Rep. Barbara Cardone of Bangor
Title: An Act To Require Background Checks for All Private Firearm Sales or Transfers – Sen. Dave Miramant of Knox
Title: An Act Regarding Gun Control – Rep. Matthea Daughtry of Brunswick
Title: An Act To Reduce Suicides and Violent Crimes by Providing Waiting Periods for the Sale of Firearms – Sen. Brownie Carson of Cumberland
Title: An Act To Allow School Employees To Carry Firearms on School Property – Rep. Steven Foster of Dexter