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H.R.3643: Undetectable Firearms Modernization 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||Steve Israel, D-N.Y.|
|Total Cosponsors||7 (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Dec. 3, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 27, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 to extend such Act for 10 years.
Revises what are prohibited firearms to include any firearm: (1) that, after removal of all parts other than major components (currently, of grips, stocks, and magazines), is not as detectable by walk-through metal detectors as the Security Exemplar; or (2) any major component of which, if subjected to inspection by the types of detection devices (currently, x-ray machines) commonly used at airports for security screening, would not generate an image that accurately depicts the shape of the component.
Modifies the definition of: (1) "major component" to include the barrel of a firearm only in the case of a rifle or shotgun; and (2) "Security Exemplar" to repeal the requirement that it be fabricated within 12 months after enactment of such Act.
Exempts from undetectable firearms provisions: (1) a prototype firearm for detectability te...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 27, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|Dec. 3, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|