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Legislation (HB 5158) to require firearms retailers across the state to notify the Department of Public Safety no later than twenty-four hours after the sale of a handgun has been introduced in the Connecticut Assembly. The bill, which includes a host of other firearm-related measures, will be heard in the Public Safety and Security Committee on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in room 1B of the Legislative Office Building (LOB) in Hartford.
Sign-up for the hearing begins at 9: 00 a.m. in Room 1B of the LOB. The first hour of the hearing is reserved for elected officials, legislators and state agency representatives. Speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony and are asked to submit 45 written copies of their testimony to the committee no later than 10:00 a.m.
Letters of opposition are being drafted for NSSF and the Connecticut Association of Firearms Retailers. NSSF will also be testifying before the committee next week.