2018 Gun Owners of Vermont Candidate Report
JEAN O'SULLIVAN
2nd Amendment Stance: EXTREMELY ANTI-GUN
District: Chittenden 06-2
(Vote up to 1)
Contest: For State Representative (incumbent)
Party: Democratic

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Additional Comments: 2018: "Thank you for taking the time to reach out. I am in full support of H.422. This is about a five day time out in situations of domestic violence. I am appalled that the gun lobby would try to change this from safety for families to it's own agenda. Not everything about guns is sacrosanct. Bad behavior is bad behavior. Just because you have a gun you do not have a pass on bad behavior.
Best,...
Jean O'Sullivan"
H.422 allows unconstitutional search and seizure.
2016: In July, Rep. Mike Yantachka and Jean O'Sullivan were in Chicago attending the national legislative group meeting, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, a national group attempting to push gun control one state at a time!
It appears Jean is still professing inaccuracies to push her anti-gun campaign.
From her campaign page: The majority of gun related deaths are the result of domestic violence. (Incorrect, they are only 25% of the total!)
We can give our public safety officers greater leeway in these situations to remove guns when on a domestic violence call. (This has ALWAYS been law!)
In 2013 I initiated work with Gov. Shumlin to establish gun storage in every county at no expense to the state. (The "expense" is now shouldered by the 'accused', whether guilty or not of the accusations)
We now have the facilities to temporarily store guns as needed. (Lie, there were NO new storage locations created. There was never a shortage.)

Mailing Address:
37 VILLAGE GRN
BURLINGTON, VT 05408
Phone Number: (802) 598-5240
Send Email to JEAN O'SULLIVAN: OSULLIVAN.JEAN231@GMAIL.COM


2018 Gun Bills:
2018: SPONSOR H.151 (BAD)
An act relating to requiring background checks for the transfer of firearms. (Universal Background Checks v3.0)
Incorporated in S.55

Bill #1
2018: SPONSOR H.422 (Act 92) (BAD)
An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault. (Original Title: An act relating to confiscation of dangerous or deadly weapons from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault)
All they wanted were the guns.

Bill #2
2018: SPONSOR H.876 (BAD)
An act relating to prohibiting bump-fire stocks for firearms
This was incorporated into S.55

Bill #3
Voted FOR S.55 (BAD)
Bill #4
Voted FOR S.221 . Unanimous vote in both House and Senate.
Bill #5
VT Digger Wrap-Up Gun Control
S.55, H.221 & H.422

Bill #6

2016 Gun Bills:
2015: Sponsored H.90 (BAD) Burlington Charter Change (Ver 1) - An act relating to approval of an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington regarding police confiscation or seizure of deadly or dangerous weapons.
Bill #7
2015: Sponsored H.91 (BAD) Burlington Charter Change (Ver 1) - An act relating to approval of an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington requiring firearms to be locked in safe storage depositories or placed in locking devices.
Bill #8
2015: Sponsored H.92 (BAD) Burlington Charter Change (Ver 1) - An act relating to approval of an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington prohibiting firearms on properties of establishments licensed to serve alcohol on premises.
Bill #9
2015-16: Sponsored H.566 (BAD): Subject: Municipal government; municipal charters; City of Burlington; amendment; firearms; safe storage depository; locking device

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to approve an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington that would require that when a firearm is not in a personís immediate possession or control, it must be locked in a safe storage depository or, by using a locking device, rendered incapable of being fired.

Bill #10
2015-16: Sponsored H.567 (BAD): Subject: Municipal government; municipal charters; City of Burlington; amendment; firearm, ammunition, or deadly or dangerous weapon; probable cause; domestic assault; police confiscation

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to approve an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington that would allow a police officer to confiscate temporarily a deadly or dangerous weapon from a person whom the officer has probable cause to believe has committed domestic assault.

Bill #11
2015-16: Sponsored H.568 (BAD):An act relating to approval of an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington prohibiting possession of firearms on premises where alcohol is licensed to be served
Subject: Municipal government; municipal charters; City of Burlington; amendment; premises where alcohol served; firearms possession prohibited
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to approve an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington that would prohibit a person from possessing a firearm on premises where alcohol is licensed to be served.

Bill #12
2015-16: Sponsored H.775 (BAD)
An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms
Subject: Crimes and criminal procedures; firearms; criminal background checks
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require that a criminal background check be conducted on the proposed purchaser before a firearm may be sold unless the sale is between immediate family members, by or to a law enforcement agency, or by or to a law enforcement officer or member of the U.S. Armed Forces acting within the course of his or her official duties.

Bill #13
(2015) Voted FOR S.141 (Act 14) Gun Control Bill (BAD)
Bill #14
2015 Gun Owners of Vermont Analysis: Universal Background Check Legislation
Detail of S.141 Votes & GunSense Money

Bill #15

2014 Gun Bills:
2013-14: Sponsored H.0243 (BAD): An act relating to negligent storage of a firearm
Bill makes it a crime for a "person" (not necessarily the gun OWNER) to negligently leave a firearm accessible to a child.
All penalties are felonies, barring said person from possession of firearms as long as they live.

Bill #16
9/19/2016: Burlington Representatives Mary Sullivan (D) and guest co-host Jean O'Sullivan speak with Anna Niemiec from Gun Sense Vermont.
Source #1
9/7/16: News from Jean O'Sullivan: American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention
Source #2
Rep. Jean OíSullivan said if re-elected she will propose a statewide bill that mirrors the Burlington charter change allowing police to seize guns when there is reasonable suspicion of domestic violence. (H.735 PASSED this year)
Iím fine with guns. Iím not fine with guns being used in an unsafe manner.
This is no longer peaceful Vermont that has hunters. Weíre in the midst an epidemic of opiates and there are armed dealers, and itís scary. So Burlington is responding to it.

Source #3

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