Summary: H.R.3207 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/01/2001)

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.

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.