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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB4052

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

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

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly transfer, possess, import, or bring into the United States a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). It permits the continued possession of a grandfathered LCAFD. Additionally, the bill does not prohibit, with respect to an LCAFD: manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; transfer or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 10 years, or both. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification that clearly shows the device was manufactured after this bill's enactment.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: October 19, 2017

Link: NA


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110 sponsors: Elizabeth Esty (D); Dina Titus (D); Jacky Rosen (D); Ruben Kihuen (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Diana DeGette (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Julia Brownley (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Karen Bass (D); David Cicilline (D); James Himes (D); Rosa DeLauro (D); Scott Peters (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Ro Khanna (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Seth Moulton (D); Raja Krishnamoorthi (D); Salud Carbajal (D); Lois Frankel (D); Stephanie Murphy (D); Donald Payne (D); Robin Kelly (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); John Sarbanes (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); James Langevin (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Pete Aguilar (D); Kathy Castor (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Joseph Crowley (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Katherine Clark (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Niki Tsongas (D); Albio Sires (D); Andre Carson (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Brad Sherman (D); Donald McEachin (D); Barbara Lee (D); Joe Courtney (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Robert Scott (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Don Beyer (D); Eliot Engel (D); Michael Capuano (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Mike Quigley (D); Alcee Hastings (D); John Yarmuth (D); Steve Cohen (D); Frank Pallone (D); John Conyers (D); John Larson (D); Joseph Kennedy (D); Jackie Speier (D); Adam Smith (D); Cedric Richmond (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Susan Davis (D); James McGovern (D); Ami Bera (D); Linda Sanchez (D); Adam Schiff (D); Paul Tonko (D); Brian Higgins (D); Alma Adams (D); Keith Ellison (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Doris Matsui (D); Carol Shea-Porter (D); Val Demings (D); Marcia Fudge (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); David Loebsack (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Darren Soto (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Dwight Evans (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Ann Kuster (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Charlie Crist (D); William Keating (D); Jimmy Panetta (D); Robert Brady (D); Michael Doyle (D); Denny Heck (D); Betty McCollum (D); Bill Foster (D); Donald Norcross (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Peter Visclosky (D); Joseph Morelle (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 25% (110 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Oct 19, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Oct 12, 2017 Introduced in House
House Oct 12, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 14 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations


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