Acknowledging their proposal to close a “gun show loophole” is a long shot, two Democratic Palm Beach County lawmakers are hoping their identical bills will at least create a debate about the issue during the 2013 legislative session now underway.
Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, and Rep. Lori Berman, D-Lantana, pitched their “Universal Background Check Act” bills (HB 1343, SB 1640) that would require a background check every time a gun is sold.
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