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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3643

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2013

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

Description: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 to extend such Act for 10 years. Revises 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 Secretary of Defense [DOD] or the Director of Central Intelligence [CIA] as necessary for military or intelligence applications or that is manufactured and sold exclusively to U.S. military or intelligence agencies.)

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 27, 2014

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN03643:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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8 sponsors: Israel, Steve; Conyers, John, Jr.; Esty, Elizabeth H.; Himes, James A.; Honda, Michael M.; King, Peter T.; Langevin, James R.; Tierney, John F.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (8 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 27, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Dec 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 4 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

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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