State lawmakers have reached a deal on what they're calling some of the toughest gun laws in the country. The announcement is the product of weeks of bipartisan talks after the Newtown shootings.
If it passes, the bill would mean universal background checks for the sale of all firearms. It would also tighten the state's existing ban on assault weapons, require a background check to buy ammunition, and ban the sale of magazines that hold more than 10 bullets.
Democrat Don Williams is the state senate president.