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Introduced in House (05/08/1997)

Anti-Gun Invasion Act of 1997 - Amends the Arms Export Control Act to remove an exemption from a prohibition on imports of certain military firearms and ammunition of U.S. manufacture furnished to a foreign government by the United States with respect to curio or relic weapons.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the Congress on the scope and effect of the importation of foreign-made surplus military firearms, including: (1) a list of types and models of military firearms currently being imported into the United States as "curios or relics" which would otherwise be barred; (2) a list of the number of each such type and model that has been imported during the five years preceding the date of submission of the report; (3) a description of the ease with which each such type and model may be converted to a semi-automatic assault weapon or to a fully automatic weapon; (4) statistics that may be relevant to the use of each such type and model for criminal activities; and (5) a comprehensive evaluation of the scope of such importation and the use of such weapons in crimes in the United States.