Text: H.R.1384 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/17/2005)


109th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1384


To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2005

Mr. Gingrey (for himself, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Bradley of New Hampshire, Mr. Jindal, Mr. Souder, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Marshall, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Duncan, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Hensarling, Mrs. Musgrave, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. Westmoreland, and Mr. Miller of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Firearm Commerce Modernization Act”.

SEC. 2. Authority to conduct interstate firearms transactions.

(a) Firearms Dispositions.—Section 922(b)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “rifle or shotgun” and inserting “firearm”; and

(2) in subparagraph (A)—

(A) by striking “located,” and inserting “located or temporarily located,”; and

(B) by striking “both such States” and inserting “the State in which the transfer is conducted and the State of residence of the transferee”.

(b) Dealer Location.—Section 923(j) of such title is amended—

(1) in the first sentence by striking “, and such location is in the State which is specified on the license”;

(2) by striking “ ‘curios or relics’”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following: “A licensee may conduct firearms transfers and business in compliance with applicable State and local law with any person not a licensee at any location at which the licensee may conduct business under this chapter.”.