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Record Group Number: 000159
Series/Collection Number: .S 1437
Creator: Florida. Commission on Assault Weapons.
Title, Dates: Records, 1989-1990.
Amount: 2.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical.
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Biographical/Historical:     The eleven member Commission on Assault Weapons was created in 1989 (Ch. 89-306, Laws).  The Commission was tasked with the responsibility of "making recommendations to combat the unlawful use of assault weapons and firearms in the state."  The Commission was also to report to the Governor and the Legislature the types of weapons and firearms used in crimes in Florida.  For administrative purposes, the Commission was assigned to the Dept. of State, Division of Licensing.  The Commission published its final report on May 18, 1990 and was abolished on June 30, 1990.
Summary:     The series contains the records of the Commission on Assault Weapons from 1989 to 1990.  The records include correspondence, meeting files which contain minutes, reference materials, reports, and surveys.  The surveys were distributed to all law enforcement agencies in the state to ascertain the types of weapons used to perpetrate crimes in Florida.
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Subject Access Fields: Gun control Florida
Firearms Florida
Law enforcement Florida
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