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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB138

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Legislation Overview

Title: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Trade restrictions: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United States on or before the date of this Act's enactment; and (2) the importation or bringing into the United States of such a device. Exempts: (1) the transfer or possession of such a device by a federal, state, or local agency or law enforcement officer; (2) certain transfers to licensees under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954; (3) possession of such a device transferred to an individual upon retirement from a law enforcement agency if such individual is not otherwise prohibited from receiving ammunition; and (4) the manufacture, transfer, or possession of such a device by a licensed manufacturer or importer for authorized testing or experimentation purposes. Sets penalties for violations. Requires a large capacity ammunition feeding device manufactured after this Act's enactment to be identified by a serial number that clearly shows that the device was manufactured after such enactment.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2013

Link: NA


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90 sponsors: McCarthy, Carolyn; Bass, Karen; Bishop, Timothy H.; Blumenauer, Earl; Bonamici, Suzanne; Brady, Robert A.; Braley, Bruce L.; Brownley, Julia; Capps, Lois; Capuano, Michael E.; Carney, John; Castor, Kathy; Christensen, Donna M.; Chu, Judy; Cicilline, David N.; Clark, Katherine M.; Cohen, Steve; Conyers, John, Jr.; Courtney, Joe; Cummings, Elijah E.; Davis, Danny K.; Davis, Susan A.; DeGette, Diana; DeLauro, Rosa L.; Deutch, Theodore E.; Doyle, Michael F.; Ellison, Keith; Eshoo, Anna G.; Esty, Elizabeth H.; Frankel, Lois; Fudge, Marcia L.; Garamendi, John; Green, Al; Grijalva, Raul M.; Hahn, Janice; Hastings, Alcee L.; Higgins, Brian; Himes, James A.; Hinojosa, Ruben; Holt, Rush D.; Huffman, Jared; Israel, Steve; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Jeffries, Hakeem S.; Kaptur, Marcy; Langevin, James R.; Larsen, Rick; Larson, John B.; Lee, Barbara; Levin, Sander M.; Loebsack, David; Lofgren, Zoe; Lowey, Nita M.; Lynch, Stephen F.; Maloney, Carolyn B.; Markey, Edward J.; Matsui, Doris O.; McCollum, Betty; McGovern, James P.; Meng, Grace; Miller, George; Moore, Gwen; Moran, James P.; Napolitano, Grace F.; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Pallone, Frank, Jr.; Pastor, Ed; Payne, Donald, Jr.; Perlmutter, Ed; Pingree, Chellie; Pocan, Mark; Price, David E.; Quigley, Mike; Sarbanes, John P.; Schakowsky, Janice D.; Schiff, Adam B.; Schwartz, Allyson Y.; Scott, Robert C. "Bobby"; Serrano, Jose E.; Shea-Porter, Carol; Sherman, Brad; Slaughter, Louise McIntosh; Smith, Adam; Speier, Jackie; Tierney, John F.; Tonko, Paul D.; Tsongas, Niki; Van Hollen, Chris; Waxman, Henry A.; Yarmuth, John A.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 21% (90 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Jan 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 11 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations


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