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MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Carney To Sign HB 174

Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018



Bill will strengthen penalties for illegal purchases of firearms

DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, April 18, Governor Carney will sign House Bill 174, which strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms, deterring “straw purchases” by making jail time more likely for the offender. This bill raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm for someone not legally qualified to own, possess or purchase one from a Class F to a Class E Felony. Governor Carney will be available for media following the bill signing.

Signing of House Bill 174

WHAT: Governor Carney to sign HB 174, strengthening penalties for illegal purchases of firearms

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Robert Coupe, Department of Safety & Homeland Security
Representative Larry Mitchell
Senator Harris McDowell
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Representative Ruth Briggs King
Representative Deb Heffernan
Representative Deborah Hudson
Representative Dave Wilson
Col. Nathaniel McQueen, Jr., Superintendent DSP
Sgt. Darren Lester, DSP
Chief William Bryson, Chairman, Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief Jeffrey Horvath, Executive Director, Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief Laura Giles (Elsmere), Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief John Horsman (Capitol), Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief Marvin Mailey (Dover), Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Lt. Fred Calhoun, State FOP President
Representatives from Everytown for Gun Safety
Representatives from the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence

WHEN: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
12:45 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

This event will be livestreamed at: https://livestream.com/StateofDelaware/hb174

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Carney To Sign HB 174

Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018



Bill will strengthen penalties for illegal purchases of firearms

DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, April 18, Governor Carney will sign House Bill 174, which strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms, deterring “straw purchases” by making jail time more likely for the offender. This bill raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm for someone not legally qualified to own, possess or purchase one from a Class F to a Class E Felony. Governor Carney will be available for media following the bill signing.

Signing of House Bill 174

WHAT: Governor Carney to sign HB 174, strengthening penalties for illegal purchases of firearms

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Robert Coupe, Department of Safety & Homeland Security
Representative Larry Mitchell
Senator Harris McDowell
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Representative Ruth Briggs King
Representative Deb Heffernan
Representative Deborah Hudson
Representative Dave Wilson
Col. Nathaniel McQueen, Jr., Superintendent DSP
Sgt. Darren Lester, DSP
Chief William Bryson, Chairman, Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief Jeffrey Horvath, Executive Director, Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief Laura Giles (Elsmere), Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief John Horsman (Capitol), Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Chief Marvin Mailey (Dover), Delaware Police Chiefs Council
Lt. Fred Calhoun, State FOP President
Representatives from Everytown for Gun Safety
Representatives from the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence

WHEN: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
12:45 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

This event will be livestreamed at: https://livestream.com/StateofDelaware/hb174

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