Title: To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the possession or transfer of a junk gun which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce. Exempts the continuous and otherwise lawful possession of such a gun that began before the effective date of this Act. Defines "junk gun" to mean: (1) a handgun that is not a sporting handgun (i.e., a type of handgun generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes); and (2) any combination of parts from which such a handgun can be assembled.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Last Action Date: April 8, 2013
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2 sponsors: Gutierrez, Luis V.; Rangel, Charles B.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)
|House||Apr 8, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.|
|House||Mar 5, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 7 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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