H.R.2665 - To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 07/11/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2665 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/11/2013)
Amends the federal criminal code to repeal provisions: (1) establishing exceptions to the prohibition against a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer transferring a firearm to any person other than a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer unless the transferee is provided with a secure gun storage or safety device; and (2) granting immunity from a qualified civil liability action to a person who has lawful possession and control of a handgun and who uses such a device.
Revises penalty provisions by authorizing the Attorney General to suspend (currently for not more than six months) or revoke any firearms license of, or to subject to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 (currently $2,500), any licensee who has knowingly violated such prohibition.