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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2444

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Alternative Ammunition Manufacturing Act

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Alternative Ammunition Manufacturing Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to deem an application received on or after August 1, 2011, to exempt a projectile from classification as armor piercing ammunition to be approved if the Department of Justice (DOJ) does not disapprove it within 60 days after the later of the date the application is received or the date of this bill's enactment. DOJ shall provide an applicant with detailed findings of fact and the reasons for disapproving an application.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 19, 2016


Companion Bill: HB3802


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3 sponsors: James Inhofe (R); Michael Enzi (R); Thad Cochran (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 19, 2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 20 2016 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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