H.R.2773 - Accidental Shooting Prevention Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 08/02/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/10/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime.|
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Summary: H.R.2773 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Accidental Shooting Prevention Act of 2001 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit any person from manufacturing or importing, or any Federal firearms licensee from transferring possession of or title to, a pistol manufactured on or after January 1, 2004, unless the pistol includes: (1) a plainly visible device in a contrasting color that clearly indicates whether the pistol is loaded; and (2) a mechanism that prevents any semiautomatic pistol that has a detachable ammunition magazine from being fired when the magazine is not attached.
Introduced in House (08/02/2001)
Specifies that compliance with such provision shall not relieve any person from liability at common law or under State statutory law to any other person.