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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 . ...

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Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB525

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Protecting gun owners from the worry of jurisdictional legal changes while travelling and legally transporting their firearms.

Legislation Overview

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

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/525/all-info

Sponsors

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6 sponsors: Steve Daines (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Lankford (R); Ted Cruz (R); Mike Rounds (R); Shelley Capito (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 2 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 5 2021 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

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