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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2665

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Legislation Overview

Title: To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices.

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Product safety and quality: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Amends the federal criminal code to repeal provisions: (1) establishing exceptions to the prohibition against a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer transferring a firearm to any person other than a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer unless the transferee is provided with a secure gun storage or safety device; and (2) granting immunity from a qualified civil liability action to a person who has lawful possession and control of a handgun and who uses such a device. Revises penalty provisions by authorizing the Attorney General to suspend (currently for not more than six months) or revoke any firearms license of, or to subject to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 (currently $2,500), any licensee who has knowingly violated such prohibition.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 13, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN02665:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Davis, Danny K.; Robin Kelly; Rangel, Charles B.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (4 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Sep 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jul 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 12 2013 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: Judiciary

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