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
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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)
|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.|
|Introduced||Jan 11 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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