Title: Keep Americans Safe Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Retail and wholesale trades: Trade restrictions
Description: Establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. Additionally, the bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: October 19, 2021
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52 sponsors: Theodore Deutch (D); Diana DeGette (D); Dina Titus (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Don Beyer (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Danny Davis (D); Val Demings (D); Michael Doyle (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Dwight Evans (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Chrissy Houlahan (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Betty McCollum (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Seth Moulton (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Scott Peters (D); Mark Pocan (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Kathleen Rice (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Tim Ryan (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Mike Quigley (D); Bobby Rush (D); David Cicilline (D); Maxine Waters (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Ro Khanna (D); Frank Mrvan (D); Nikema Williams (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Ed Case (D); Brian Higgins (D); Tom Malinowski (D); Jason Crow (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Luis Correa (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Conor Lamb (D); John Yarmuth (D); Suzan DelBene (D); Julia Brownley (D); John Garamendi (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 12% (52 of 435)
|House||Oct 19, 2021||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||Apr 14, 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||Apr 14, 2021||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jun 7 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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