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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3458

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Licensing and registrations: Trade restrictions

Description: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require that certain semiautomatic pistols manufactured, imported, or sold by federal firearms licensees be capable of microstamping ammunition. A pistol is capable of microstamping if it can copy certain characters identifying the make, model, and serial number of the firearm onto the cartridge case of the ammunition. This rule only applies to semiautomatic pistols manufactured or imported into the United States after the date of enactment of this bill. The bill establishes fines for violation of the microstamping requirement. It shall also be unlawful to alter the microstamping capability of a firearm that has been transported in interstate or foreign commerce. Violators of this prohibition are subject to fines and suspension or revocation of any firearms license.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 6, 2017



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'.

17 sponsors: Anthony Brown (D); Robert Brady (D); David Cicilline (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); John Larson (D); Donald McEachin (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Jose Serrano (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Juan Vargas (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Jerry McNerney (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (17 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Sep 6, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jul 27, 2017 Introduced in House
House Jul 27, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 11 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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