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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 HB965

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A ban on the possession and transfer of cheap firearms known as "Saturday night special".

Legislation Overview

Title: To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the possession or transfer of a junk gun which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce. Exempts the continuous and otherwise lawful possession of such a gun that began before the effective date of this Act. Defines "junk gun" to mean: (1) a handgun that is not a sporting handgun (i.e., a type of handgun generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes); and (2) any combination of parts from which such a handgun can be assembled.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN00965:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Gutierrez, Luis V.; Rangel, Charles B.

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 8 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Mar 5 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 7 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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