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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4145

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study of, and report to the Congress on, secure gun storage or safety devices.

Subject: Accidents: Congressional oversight: Firearms and explosives: Government studies and investigations: Product safety and quality: Technology assessment: Crime and law enforcement

Description: To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study of, and report to the Congress on, secure gun storage or safety devices. This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study that examines: (1) the effectiveness of secure gun storage or safety devices, and (2) enforcement of a federal criminal code provision that prohibits a licensed gun dealer from selling or transferring a handgun without also providing a secure gun storage or safety device for the handgun. The GAO must report results and recommendations to Congress within one year of enactment.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/4145/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Eliot Engel (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 15, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Dec 1, 2015 Introduced in House
House Dec 1, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 5 2015 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

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