Title: Secure Background Checks Act of 2021
Subject: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Extends federal restrictions on the receipt, possession, shipment, and transportation of firearms and ammunition to two new categories of persons: persons who fail to meet the minimum age requirements imposed by federal law and by the law of their resident state; and persons who are out-of-state residents and do not qualify for an exception, such as the temporary loan or rental of a firearm for lawful sporting purposes. Additionally, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 10 years, or both—on an individual who ships, transports, or receives a firearm or ammunition while under indictment for a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: August 23, 2021
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (5 of 435)
|House||Aug 23, 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||Aug 23, 2021||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Aug 25 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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