Governor Jack Markell signed legislation making Delaware the eighth state to require that gun owners report lost or stolen weapons to police.
Surrounded by law enforcement, advocates for gun safety and lawmakers from both parties, Governor Jack Markell signed House Bill 35, the most significant piece of gun safety legislation in Delaware in decades.
Legislation restricting the sale and use of large-capacity magazines capable of firing dozens of rounds cleared a House committee Wednesday, May 1.
Following the passage of House Bill 35 by the Delaware Senate by a 13-8 margin, Governor Jack Markell thanked members of the General Assembly for their leadership in passing the most significant piece of gun safety legislation in Delaware in decades.
Former Congressman and Governor Mike Castle Joins Governor Markell, Lt. Gov. Denn and AG Biden to Unveil Background Check Bill
Joined by former Congressman and Governor Mike Castle and members of Delaware’s law enforcement community, Governor Jack Markell, Lt. Gov. Matt Denn, Attorney General Beau Biden today unveiled legislation to require background checks for virtually all gun sales, with a few limited exceptions.