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S.35: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2013

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 Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to require the licensing of ammunition dealers.

Prohibits any person except a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) selling ammunition, with an exception for a sale of ammunition to a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer; or (2) engaging in the business of importing or manufacturing ammunition, or in the course of such business, from shipping, transporting, or receiving ammunition. Prohibits a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) transferring ammunition to a person without verifying the person's identity by examining a valid identification document containing a photograph of such person; or (2) selling or delivering any ammunition (currently, any armor-piercing ammunition) to any person unless the licensee notes in his records the person's name, age, and place of residence, if the person is an individual, or the person's identity and principal and local places o...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

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