Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Legal fees and court costs: Motor vehicles
Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition. This bill 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 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: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: January 3, 2019
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1 sponsors: Morgan Griffith (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)
|House||Jan 3, 2019||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 3, 2019||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|House||Jan 3, 2019||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|Introduced||Jan 16 2019||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
There have not been any votes on this bill
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