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
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1 sponsors: Eliot Engel (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)
|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.|
|Introduced||Dec 5 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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