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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB33

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Legislation Overview

Title: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Trade restrictions: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United States on or before the date of this Act's enactment; and (2) the importation or bringing into the United States of such a device. Exempts: (1) the transfer or possession of such a device by a federal, state, or local agency or law enforcement officer; (2) certain transfers to licensees under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954; (3) possession of such a device transferred to an individual upon retirement from a law enforcement agency if such individual is not otherwise prohibited from receiving ammunition; and (4) the manufacture, transfer, or possession of such a device by a licensed manufacturer or importer for authorized testing or experimentation purposes. Sets penalties for violations. Subjects devices used or involved in knowing violation of such Act to seizure and forfeiture. Requires a large capacity ammunition feeding device manufactured after this Act's enactment to be identified by a serial number and the date it was manufactured.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 22, 2013



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23 sponsors: Lautenberg, Frank R.; Blumenthal, Richard; Boxer, Barbara; Cardin, Benjamin L.; Carper, Thomas R.; Casey, Robert P., Jr.; Coons, Christopher A.; Cowan, William M.; Durbin, Richard; Feinstein, Dianne; Franken, Al; Gillibrand, Kirsten E.; Harkin, Tom; Hirono, Mazie K.; Klobuchar, Amy; Levin, Carl; Menendez, Robert; Murphy, Christopher S.; Murray, Patty; Reed, Jack; Schumer, Charles E.; Warren, Elizabeth; Whitehouse, Sheldon;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 23% (23 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 29 2013 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

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