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S.33: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 22 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United States on or before the date of this Act's enactment; and (2) the importation or bringing into the United States of such a device.

Exempts: (1) the transfer or possession of such a device by a federal, state, or local agency or law enforcement officer; (2) certain transfers to licensees under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954; (3) possession of such a device transferred to an individual upon retirement from a law enforcement agency if such individual is not otherwise prohibited from receiving ammunition; and (4) the manufacture, transfer, or possession of such a device by a licensed manufacturer or importer for authorized testing or experimentation purposes.

Sets penalties for violations. Subjects devices used or invo...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.