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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3986

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Civil actions and liability: Crimes against property: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Right of privacy

Description: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to establish and newly manufactured firearms to meet a national standard for incorporating passive identification capability into all firearms sold in the United States. Passive identification capability means technology that: (1) enables identification by a mobile or fixed reading device, and (2) does not transmit an electronic monitoring or tracking signal. In developing a national standard, DOJ must prioritize certain considerations, including a firearm owner's right to privacy and right to legally own firearms and the ability of law enforcement authorities to use passive identification capability to track lost and stolen guns.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 16, 2017



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3 sponsors: Nydia Velazquez (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Jose Serrano (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Oct 16, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Oct 5, 2017 Introduced in House
House Oct 5, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 12 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

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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