Title: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Trade restrictions: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013 - 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. Subjects devices used or involved in knowing violation of such Act to seizure and forfeiture. Requires a large capacity ammunition feeding device manufactured after this Act's enactment to be identified by a serial number and the date it was manufactured.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: January 22, 2013
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23 sponsors: Lautenberg, Frank R.; Blumenthal, Richard; Boxer, Barbara; Cardin, Benjamin L.; Carper, Thomas R.; Casey, Robert P., Jr.; Coons, Christopher A.; Cowan, William M.; Durbin, Richard; Feinstein, Dianne; Franken, Al; Gillibrand, Kirsten E.; Harkin, Tom; Hirono, Mazie K.; Klobuchar, Amy; Levin, Carl; Menendez, Robert; Murphy, Christopher S.; Murray, Patty; Reed, Jack; Schumer, Charles E.; Warren, Elizabeth; Whitehouse, Sheldon;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (23 of 435)
|Senate||Jan 22, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 29 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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