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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1108

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act


Description: Establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. Additionally, the bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: April 14, 2021



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

28 sponsors: Robert Menendez (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Edward Markey (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Jack Reed (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Jacky Rosen (D); Catherine Cortez Masto (D); Angus King (I); Cory Booker (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Thomas Carper (D); Richard Durbin (D); Christopher Coons (D); Tina Smith (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Alex Padilla (D); Robert Casey (D); Tim Kaine (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Patty Murray (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Debbie Stabenow (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 28% (28 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 14, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 11 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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