Text: H.R.1764 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/26/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1764

To limit the amount of ammunition purchased or possessed by certain Federal agencies for a 6-month period.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 26, 2013

Mr. Lucas (for himself, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Mullin, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Griffith of Virginia, and Mr. Posey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

To limit the amount of ammunition purchased or possessed by certain Federal agencies for a 6-month period.

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 “Ammunition Management for More Obtainability Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on purchasing ammunition.

(a) Definitions.—In this section—

(1) the term “agency” has the meaning given that term in section 551 of title 5, United States Code;

(2) the term “ammunition” has the meaning given that term in section 921 of title 18, United States Code; and

(3) the term “covered agency”—

(A) means an agency; and

(B) does not include the Department of Defense.

(b) Prohibition.—During the 6-month period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, a covered agency may not purchase during any month or possess, at any one time, more rounds of ammunition than the monthly average of the number of rounds of ammunition purchased by the covered agency during the period beginning on January 1, 2001 and ending on December 31, 2009.

(c) GAO report.—Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to Congress a report regarding the purchasing of ammunition by agencies, which shall include an assessment of the effect of the purchasing of ammunition by agencies on the supply of ammunition available to the public.