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S.22: Gun Show Background Check 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||Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J.|
|Total Cosponsors||18 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Jan. 22, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 22, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Provides that if any part of a firearm transaction takes place at a gun show, each licensed importer, manufacturer, and dealer who transfers one or more firearms to a person who is not licensed shall, within 10 days after the transfer, submit a report of the transfer to the Attorney General. Sets forth penalties for violations.
Grants the Attorney General authority to enter the place of business of any gun show promoter and any place where a gun show is held, during business hours and without a showing of reasonable cause or a warrant, for purposes of examining records and the inventory of licensees conducting business to determine compliance with this Act.
Increases penalties for: (1) serious record-keeping violations by licensees, and (2) violations of cr...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 22, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|