PA Bill Number: SB531
Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...
Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...
Last Action: Removed from table
Last Action Date: Jul 15, 2020
Valerie Gaydos Reception - 08/13/2020
Black Dog Wine Company 7425 Stubenville Pike, Oakdale, PA
Concealed Carry Seminar Hosted by PA State Rep. Eric Davanzo - 08/13/2020
West Newton Sportsmen's Club 35 Sportsmans Rd, West Newton, PA
FOAC Monthly Meeting - 09/13/2020
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA
Title: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Assault and harassment offenses: Business records: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Justice: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking: Trade restrictions: U.S. Sentencing Commission
Description: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act This bill establishes new restrictions and requirements regarding the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it does the following: prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to the completion of a background check; generally prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD); requires a gun dealer to conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prohibited person attempts to purchase a grandfathered SAW; allows Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to be used to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program; requires a person who operates a gun show to meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; prohibits firearm sale or disposition to or receipt or possession by a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, component, device, attachment, or accessory that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: January 8, 2019
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|House||Jan 8 2019||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 8 2019||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|House||Jan 8 2019||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|Introduced||Jan 18 2019||federal bill text||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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