PA Bill Number: HB2977
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2020
Creates a prohibition on the transfer of firearms from the inventory of a firearms dealer to their personal inventory should they lose their license to sell firearms. This prohibition is not dependent upon the legality of the individual to own firearms.
Title: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for: (1) anyone whose federal license to import, manufacture, or deal in firearms has been revoked, or whose license renewal application has been denied, to transfer business inventory firearms into a personal collection or to an employee of such person or to receive a firearm that was a business inventory firearm as of the date of a revocation or renewal denial notice; and (2) anyone who has received a license revocation or renewal denial notice to transfer to any other person a firearm that was a business inventory firearm. Imposes a fine and/or prison term of not more than one year (five years for willful violations) for violations of this Act.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Last Action Date: January 25, 2013
Companion Bill: HB93
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1 sponsors: Meng, Grace
|House||Jan 25 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.|
|House||Jan 14 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 16 2013||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
There have not been any votes on this bill
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