PA Bill Number: HB2856
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program ...
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program . ...
Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022
Protecting gun owners from the worry of jurisdictional legal changes while travelling and legally transporting their firearms.
Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Legal fees and court costs: Motor vehicles
Description: Revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition. An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored. Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored. The term transport includes staying in temporary lodging overnight; stopping for food, fuel, vehicle maintenance, an emergency, or medical treatment; or any other activity incidental to the transport. The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: March 2, 2021
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|Senate||Mar 2 2021||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Apr 5 2021||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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