Title: Firearms Transfer Improvement Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Retail and wholesale trades: State and local government operations
Description: Firearms Transfer Improvement Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the scope of permissible transfers between a licensed gun dealer and an out-of-state resident. Current law permits a licensed gun dealer to sell or transfer a rifle or shotgun to an out-of-state resident if the transaction occurs in person and complies with applicable laws of both states. This bill permits a licensed gun dealer to sell or transfer a firearm to an out-of-state resident if the transaction occurs in person and complies with applicable laws of the state in which the gun dealer's place of business is located.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: May 17, 2016
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41 sponsors: Frank Guinta (R); Dave Brat (R); Garland Barr (R); Tim Huelskamp (R); Stephen Fincher (R); Matt Salmon (R); Bill Johnson (R); Jeb Hensarling (R); Mike Bost (R); Richard Hudson (R); Tom Emmer (R); Ryan Zinke (R); Steve Stivers (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Pete Sessions (R); Mo Brooks (R); Tom Graves (R); Jason Smith (R); John Moolenaar (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); David Rouzer (R); Paul Cook (R); Charles Boustany (R); Todd Rokita (R); Marlin Stutzman (R); Randy Weber (R); Robert Pittenger (R); Ted Yoho (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Brian Babin (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Robert Latta (R); Mike Pompeo (R); Andy Harris (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Dan Benishek (R); Don Young (R); Thomas Massie (R); Luke Messer (R); Stevan Pearce (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (41 of 435)
|House||May 17, 2016||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Apr 18, 2016||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1782)|
|House||Apr 13, 2016||Introduced in House|
|House||Apr 13, 2016||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Apr 18 2016||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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