Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

H.R.141: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
You can read the bill
Sponsor Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 47 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 25, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving firearms and has not violated any federal firearms requirements; (3) has registered with the Attorney General as a gun show operator and has provided a photograph and fingerprints; (4) has not concealed material information nor made false statements in connection with a gun show operator registration; and (5) notifies the Attorney General of the date, time, and duration of a gun show not later than 30 days before the commencement of such show and verifies the identity of each vendor at the gun show.

Imposes recordkeeping requirements on gun show operators and criminal penalties for failure to register as a gun show operator and maintain required records.

Grants the Attorney General authority to enter the business premises of...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.