Oregon Bill To Outlaw Gunsmithing Services Unless Expensive Upgrades Are Included
Oregon –-(Ammoland.com)- A new bill submitted yesterday in the Oregon legislature adds unreasonable manufacturing requirements that would have the effect of outlawing all basic Gunsmithing services.
The bill would also stipulate adding economically impossible additions to all semi auto firearms manufacturing in addition to gunsmithing repairs.
Here’s the summary:
- Prohibits manufacturing, selling or rebuilding firearm without chamber load indicator.
- Prohibits manufacturing, selling or rebuilding semiautomatic pistol without magazine disconnect mechanism.
- Prohibits removing or disabling chamber load indicator or magazine disconnect mechanism.
- Punishes violation by maximum of one year’s imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Punishes sub-sequent violations by maximum of five years’ imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both.
- Becomes operative January 1, 2013.
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