H.R.965 - To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] (Introduced 03/05/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/08/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.965 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/05/2013)
Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the possession or transfer of a junk gun which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce. Exempts the continuous and otherwise lawful possession of such a gun that began before the effective date of this Act.
Defines "junk gun" to mean: (1) a handgun that is not a sporting handgun (i.e., a type of handgun generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes); and (2) any combination of parts from which such a handgun can be assembled.