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
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27 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);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 27% (27 of 100)
|Senate||Apr 14, 2021||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||May 11 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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