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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

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB2665

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Requires a gun safety device or gun storage device to be offered to all individuals who are purchasing a firearm and provides for civil penalties for gun dealers who could be determined to have not offered the customer these devices.

Legislation Overview

Title: To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices.

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Product safety and quality: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Amends the federal criminal code to repeal provisions: (1) establishing exceptions to the prohibition against a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer transferring a firearm to any person other than a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer unless the transferee is provided with a secure gun storage or safety device; and (2) granting immunity from a qualified civil liability action to a person who has lawful possession and control of a handgun and who uses such a device. Revises penalty provisions by authorizing the Attorney General to suspend (currently for not more than six months) or revoke any firearms license of, or to subject to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 (currently $2,500), any licensee who has knowingly violated such prohibition.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 13, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN02665:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Davis, Danny K.; Robin Kelly; Rangel, Charles B.

History
Chamber Date Action
House Sep 13 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jul 11 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 12 2013 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

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

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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