Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Business records: Crime prevention: Crimes against property: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Manufacturing: Retail and wholesale trades
Description: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require that all licensed importers, licensed manufacturers, or licensed dealers of firearms shall keep and store all firearms in the business inventory of the licensee at the premises covered by the license. When the premises are not open for business, the licensee shall secure all firearms by complying with prescribed security measures, including trigger guards and safes. Further, when such premises are not open for business, the licensee shall store certain paper records in a secure location. The Department of Justice shall promulgate regulations prescribing additional security requirements as deemed necessary. The bill includes a set of civil penalties, including fines and potential license suspension or revocation, for noncompliance with the foregoing security requirements. An application for a firearms license must describe how the applicant plans to comply with these security requirements.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: July 25, 2017
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27 sponsors: Bradley Schneider (D); Salud Carbajal (D); Joe Courtney (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Robin Kelly (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Mike Quigley (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Carol Shea-Porter (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Mike Thompson (D); Bobby Rush (D); Elizabeth Esty (D); Bill Foster (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Jerry McNerney (D); James McGovern (D); Dwight Evans (D); James Langevin (D); Steve Cohen (D); David Cicilline (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (27 of 435)
|House||Jul 25, 2017||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6280)|
|House||Jul 25, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jul 24, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Jul 24, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Aug 3 2017||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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