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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB4928

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms Transfer Improvement Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Retail and wholesale trades: State and local government operations

Description: Firearms Transfer Improvement Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the scope of permissible transfers between a licensed gun dealer and an out-of-state resident. Current law permits a licensed gun dealer to sell or transfer a rifle or shotgun to an out-of-state resident if the transaction occurs in person and complies with applicable laws of both states. This bill permits a licensed gun dealer to sell or transfer a firearm to an out-of-state resident if the transaction occurs in person and complies with applicable laws of the state in which the gun dealer's place of business is located.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 17, 2016

Link: NA

Sponsors

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41 sponsors: Frank Guinta (R); Dave Brat (R); Garland Barr (R); Tim Huelskamp (R); Stephen Fincher (R); Matt Salmon (R); Bill Johnson (R); Jeb Hensarling (R); Mike Bost (R); Richard Hudson (R); Tom Emmer (R); Ryan Zinke (R); Steve Stivers (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Pete Sessions (R); Mo Brooks (R); Tom Graves (R); Jason Smith (R); John Moolenaar (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); David Rouzer (R); Paul Cook (R); Charles Boustany (R); Todd Rokita (R); Marlin Stutzman (R); Randy Weber (R); Robert Pittenger (R); Ted Yoho (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Brian Babin (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Robert Latta (R); Mike Pompeo (R); Andy Harris (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Dan Benishek (R); Don Young (R); Thomas Massie (R); Luke Messer (R); Stevan Pearce (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (41 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 17, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Apr 18, 2016 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1782)
House Apr 13, 2016 Introduced in House
House Apr 13, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 18 2016 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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