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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB525

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Legal fees and court costs: Motor vehicles

Description: Revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition. An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored. Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored. The term transport includes staying in temporary lodging overnight; stopping for food, fuel, vehicle maintenance, an emergency, or medical treatment; or any other activity incidental to the transport. The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021



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6 sponsors: Steve Daines (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Lankford (R); Ted Cruz (R); Mike Rounds (R); Shelley Capito (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 6% (6 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 2, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 5 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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