Peter Fitzgerald on The Second Amendment

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

The Senate attempted to pass Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act in 2004. The bill got very little support, failing in an 8-90 vote. Peter Fitzgerald voted against the the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.

Peter Fitzgerald voted against the the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.

Amendment - Cops carrying firearms

As an amendment to the Lawful Commerce Act, in March of 2004 the Senate voted on an amendment to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns. The amendment was agreed to 91-8. Peter Fitzgerald voted against the amendment to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns.

Peter Fitzgerald voted against the amendment to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns.

Amendment - Background Checks

In an amendment to the lawful commerce act, the Senate voted to require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at events that provide a venue for the sale, offer for sale, transfer, or exchange of firearms, and for other purposes. The amendment was agreed to 53-46 with most Democrats supporting the amemdment and most Republicans oppossed to it. Peter Fitzgerald voted in favor of the amendment to require background checks at all events.

Peter Fitzgerald voted in favor of the amendment to require background checks at all events.

Amendment - Assoult Weapons Ban

In an amendment to the lawful commerce act, the Senate voted on a 10 year extension to the assault weapons ban. The amendment was agreed to in a 52-47 vote. Peter Fitzgerald voted in favor of the 10 year extension of the assault weapons ban.

Peter Fitzgerald voted in favor of the 10 year extension of the assault weapons ban.

Amendment - Child Safety Devices

An amendment to the lawful commerce act was the to require the provision of a child safety device in connection with the transfer of a handgun and to provide safety standards for child safety devices. The amendment passed 70-27. Peter Fitzgerald voted in favor of the amendment to require child safety devices.

Peter Fitzgerald voted in favor of the amendment to require child safety devices.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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