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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB358

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Legislation Overview

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Legal fees and court costs: Motor vehicles

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition. This bill amends the federal criminal code to revise provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition. An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored. Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored. This bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 6, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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74 sponsors: Morgan Griffith (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Brian Babin (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Mo Brooks (R); Bill Johnson (R); Chris Stewart (R); Luke Messer (R); Ralph Abraham (R); Scott Tipton (R); Trent Franks (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Blake Farenthold (R); Lee Zeldin (R); Bob Gibbs (R); Sean Duffy (R); Mike Kelly (R); Billy Long (R); Pete Olson (R); Lynn Jenkins (R); Jeb Hensarling (R); Sam Johnson (R); Don Young (R); Jody Hice (R); David Roe (R); Bill Posey (R); Stevan Pearce (R); Richard Hudson (R); Robert Latta (R); Tom McClintock (R); Steve Chabot (R); Evan Jenkins (R); Michael Burgess (R); Robert Wittman (R); Chris Collins (R); Jim Banks (R); Warren Davidson (R); Paul Cook (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Bradley Byrne (R); Daniel Webster (R); Kristi Noem (R); Thomas Massie (R); Dave Brat (R); Paul Gosar (R); Pete Sessions (R); Mark Walker (R); David Schweikert (R); Michael McCaul (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Jim Jordan (R); Steve King (R); Tom Cole (R); Gary Palmer (R); Ron DeSantis (R); Rodney Davis (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Mark Meadows (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Neal Dunn (R); Mike Bishop (R); Alexander Mooney (R); David Valadao (R); Todd Rokita (R); Lamar Smith (R); Gregg Harper (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Tom Emmer (R); Rick Allen (R); Mike Coffman (R); Garland Barr (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 17% (74 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 6, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 6, 2017 Introduced in House
House Jan 6, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 20 2017 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

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

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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