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H.R.2665: To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the federal criminal code to repeal provisions: (1) establishing exceptions to the prohibition against a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer transferring a firearm to any person other than a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer unless the transferee is provided with a secure gun storage or safety device; and (2) granting immunity from a qualified civil liability action to a person who has lawful possession and control of a handgun and who uses such a device.

Revises penalty provisions by authorizing the Attorney General to suspend (currently for not more than six months) or revoke any firearms license of, or to subject to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 (currently $2,500), any licensee who has knowingly violated such prohibition.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
July 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.