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S.691: High-Capacity Ammunition Magazine Ban 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||23 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||April 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 10, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
High-Capacity Ammunition Magazine Ban of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of a large capacity ammunition feeding device.
Defines a "large capacity ammunition feeding device" to: (1) mean a magazine, belt, drum, feed strip, or similar device that has an overall capacity of, or that can be readily changed to accept, more than 10 rounds of ammunition; and (2) exclude an attached tubular device designed to accept, and capable of operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
Provides exemptions for: (1) devices lawfully possessed before this Act's enactment; (2) federal, state, and local agencies and law enforcement officers; (3) licensees under the Atomic Energy Act for on-site security, off-site training, and transportation of nuclear materials; and (4) authorized testing or experimentation by a licensed firea...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 10, 2013||Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.|
|April 9, 2013||Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.|