BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana House of Representatives killed a bill, 59-21, Thursday that would have prevented certain Louisiana children from coming in physical contact with a fully automatic gun.

House Bill 67, which made it through committee on a 7-6 vote last week, also sought to criminalize “giving, selling, donating, providing, lending, delivering or otherwise transferring” a fully automatic gun to a child 12 or younger.

Rep. Barbara Norton, D-Shreveport, said she sponsored the bill in light of the 2014 death of Charles Vacca, who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl at a White Hills, Ariz., shooting

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