| Session - 127th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number H-474, Sponsored by
Amend the bill in section 1 in §394 in subsection 2 in paragraph A in the 2nd line (page 1, line 8 in L.D.) by striking out the following: " $500 must" and inserting the following: ' not more than $500 may'
Amend the bill in section 2 in subsection 2 in the last line (page 1, line 29 in L.D.) by striking out the following: " may $1,000 must" and inserting the following: ' not more than $1,000 may'
This amendment is the majority report of the committee. The bill proposes a mandatory $500 fine for a person who sells or transfers a firearm to a prohibited person. The amendment changes the mandatory fine to a discretionary fine of up to $500. The bill changes the fine in existing law in which it is a civil violation to give a false or fictitious name to a firearms dealer from a discretionary fine of $50 to a mandatory fine of up to $1,000; the amendment provides for a discretionary fine of up to $1,000.
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