Bill Introduced to Limit Firearm Magazine Size and Redefine “Assault Weapon”

HB2492 was introduced, which would prohibit any person from importing, selling, bartering, or transferring a firearms magazine designed to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The bill prohibits a person from carrying a shotgun with a magazine that will hold more than seven rounds of the longest ammunition for which it is chambered in a public place;┬áredefines “assault firearm” by reducing the number of rounds of ammunition that a firearms magazine will hold in order to be defined as an “assault firearm” from more than 20 to more than 10 and prohibits any person from knowingly and intentionally possessing or transporting any assault firearm or from knowingly and intentionally carrying about his person, hidden from common observation, an assault firearm.