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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2699

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2015

Subject: Aviation and airports: Firearms and explosives: Transportation safety and security: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 to revise what are prohibited firearms to include any firearm: (1) that, after removal of all parts other than major components (currently, of grips, stocks, and magazines), is not as detectable by walk-through metal detectors as the Security Exemplar; or (2) any major component of which, if subjected to inspection by the types of detection devices (currently, x-ray machines) commonly used at airports for security screening, would not generate an image that accurately depicts the shape of the component. Modifies the definition of: (1) "major component" to include the barrel of a firearm only in the case of a rifle or shotgun, and (2) "Security Exemplar" to repeal the requirement that it be fabricated within 12 months after enactment of such Act. Exempts from undetectable firearms provisions: (1) a prototype firearm for detectability testing; (2) any firearm received by, in the possession of, or under the control of the United States; or (3) the manufacture, importation, possession, transfer, receipt, shipment, or delivery of a firearm by a licensed manufacturer or licensed importer pursuant to an existing contract with the United States. (Replaces the exemption of any firearm that has been certified by the Department of Defense or the Central Intelligence Agency as necessary for military or intelligence applications or that is manufactured and sold exclusively to U.S. military or intelligence agencies.)

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 1, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2699/all-info

Sponsors

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11 sponsors: Steve Israel (D); Peter King (R); Elizabeth Esty (D); James Himes (D); James Langevin (D); Michael Honda (D); John Conyers (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Niki Tsongas (D); Bonnie Coleman (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (11 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 1, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 9, 2015 Introduced in House
House Jun 9, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 10 2015 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

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