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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4135

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Legislation Overview

Title: Firearm Importation Fairness Act of 2014

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Trade restrictions: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Firearm Importation Fairness Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to eliminate the requirement that a firearm or ammunition be particularly suitable for sporting purposes in order for such firearm or ammunition to be authorized to be: (1) imported into the United States; or (2) shipped to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States, to a club composed of such members, or to the U.S. residence of such a member. Prohibits the Attorney General from authorizing the importation of armor piercing ammunition, incendiary ammunition, or tracer ammunition.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: April 16, 2014

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN04135:@@@L&summ2=m&


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11 sponsors: Simpson, Michael K.; Carter, John R.; Collins, Chris; Culberson, John Abney; DesJarlais, Scott; Jenkins, Lynn; Jordan, Jim; Lummis, Cynthia M.; McIntyre, Mike; Sessions, Pete; Shuster, Bill;

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

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Feb 28, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 7 2014 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: Judiciary

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