H.R.821 - Accidental Shooting Prevention Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 02/13/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/22/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.R.821 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Accidental Shooting Prevention Act of 2003 - 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, 2006, 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 (02/13/2003)
Directs the Attorney General to impose a civil fine for a violation of this Act, to suspend a firearms license for a second offense, and to revoke such license and license eligibility for subsequent violations.