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H.R.4135: Firearm Importation Fairness Act of 2014

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 Mike Simpson, R-Idaho
Total Cosponsors 10 (1 Democrat, 9 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 28, 2014
Latest Major Action April 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Firearm Importation Fairness Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to eliminate the requirement that a firearm or ammunition be particularly suitable for sporting purposes in order for such firearm or ammunition to be authorized to be: (1) imported into the United States; or (2) shipped to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States, to a club composed of such members, or to the U.S. residence of such a member.

Prohibits the Attorney General from authorizing the importation of armor piercing ammunition, incendiary ammunition, or tracer ammunition.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Feb. 28, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.