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PA Bill Number: HB861

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for application denial.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for application denial. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Mar 18, 2019

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB1945

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

Bans large capacity magazines.

Sen. Menendez

Legislation Overview

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Retail and wholesale trades: Trade restrictions

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit, with respect to an LCAFD: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. The bill also amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to allow a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6366-6367)

Last Action Date: October 5, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1945/all-info

Sponsors

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30 sponsors: Robert Menendez (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Jack Reed (D); Tim Kaine (D); Richard Durbin (D); Al Franken (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Edward Markey (D); Thomas Carper (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Cory Booker (D); Margaret Hassan (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Patty Murray (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Kamala Harris (D); Christopher Coons (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Angus King (I); Bill Nelson (D); Tina Smith (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Tom Udall (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Catherine Cortez Masto (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Tammy Duckworth (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 5 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6366-6367)
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 13 2017 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: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

Comments On This Bill

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