Summary: H.R.4009 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4009. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/16/2015)

Flamethrowers? Really? Act

This bill amends the federal criminal code to add flamethrowers to the list of items regulated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives under the National Firearms Act.

The bill prohibits the transfer, transportation, or possession of flamethrowers. Furthermore, current and retired law enforcement officers are prohibited from carrying the devices.

The bill also provides enhanced penalties for using, carrying, or possessing a flamethrower during and in relation to a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime.