Summary: H.R.1421 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/18/1993)

Assault Weapon Act of 1993 - Prohibits the importation or manufacture of: (1) a firearm having features designed to facilitate the attachment of a silencer, bayonet, grenade launcher, flash suppressor, or folding stock; (2) such features; (3) a shotgun with a fixed magazine which is capable of holding seven or more rounds of ammunition; or (4) a detachable magazine, feed strip, or similar device which has a capacity of, or can be readily converted to accept, ten or more rounds of ammunition or related parts. Provides for a fine, imprisonment, or both for violation of such prohibition.

Provides for enhanced penalties for the possession or use of such a firearm weapon or related device in a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime.