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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB47

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices.

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Product safety and quality: Crime and law enforcement

Description: To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices. Amends the federal criminal code to repeal provisions: (1) establishing exceptions to the prohibition against a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer transferring a firearm to any person other than a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer unless the transferee is provided with a secure gun storage or safety device; and (2) granting immunity from a qualified civil liability action to a person who has lawful possession and control of a handgun and who uses such a device. Revises penalty provisions by authorizing the Attorney General to suspend (currently for not more than six months) or revoke any firearms license of, or to subject to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 (currently $2,500), any licensee who has knowingly violated such prohibition.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 2, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/47/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Sheila Jackson-Lee (D);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 2, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 6, 2015 Introduced in House
House Jan 6, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 10 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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