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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2283

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015

Subject: Business records: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the licensing of ammunition dealers. Prohibits any person except a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) selling ammunition, with an exception for a sale of ammunition to a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer; or (2) engaging in the business of importing or manufacturing ammunition, or in the course of such business, from shipping, transporting, or receiving ammunition. Prohibits a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) transferring ammunition to a person unless the licensee, in the physical presence of the person, has verified the person's identity by examining a valid identification document containing a photograph of such person; or (2) selling or delivering any ammunition (currently, any armor-piercing ammunition) to any person unless the licensee notes in his records the person's name, age, and place of residence, if the person is an individual, or the person's identity and principal and local places of business, if the person is a business entity. Applies prohibitions applicable to the shipping or transport of firearms, and record-keeping requirements applicable to the importation, production, shipment, receipt, sale, or other disposition of firearms, to ammunition. Requires each licensee to: (1) prepare a report of multiple sales or other dispositions whenever the licensee sells or otherwise disposes of more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition to an unlicensed person at one time or during any five consecutive business days; and (2) forward such report to the specified office and to the department of state police, the state law enforcement agency, or the local law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction in which the sale took place by the close of business on the day the multiple sale occurs.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 1, 2015



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

51 sponsors: Bonnie Coleman (D); Kathy Castor (D); David Cicilline (D); John Conyers (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Donna Edwards (D); Eliot Engel (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Sam Farr (D); Chaka Fattah (D); Lois Frankel (D); Janice Hahn (D); Alcee Hastings (D); James Himes (D); Robin Kelly (D); James Langevin (D); Nita Lowey (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); James McGovern (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Mike Quigley (D); Frank Pallone (D); Donald Payne (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Mark Pocan (D); Charles Rangel (D); Albio Sires (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Katherine Clark (D); Joe Courtney (D); Diana DeGette (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Michael Honda (D); Sander Levin (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Jackie Speier (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Brendan Boyle (D); William Keating (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Barbara Lee (D); Alma Adams (D); Elizabeth Esty (D); Juan Vargas (D); Steve Cohen (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 12% (51 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 1, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House May 12, 2015 Introduced in House
House May 12, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 16 2015 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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