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April 10, 2012

In AZ, Law Enforcement May Now Sell Confiscated Firearms

( — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer recently signed into law Senate Bill 1241, an important gun bill relating to forfeited and seized weapons, NRA-ILA reports.

SB 1241 will allow law enforcement departments to sell or auction any firearms forfeited or seized from criminals to licensed gun dealers. Currently, law enforcement departments have been destroying these seized firearms.

Introduced by state Senator Rick Murphy (R-9), SB 1241 passed in the state Senate by a 21 to 9 vote on February 16 and passed the House by a 43 to 12 vote on March 27.

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