H.R.5739 - Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies (HEART) Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 07/12/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/22/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5739 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/12/2016)
Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies (HEART) Act of 2016
This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly transfer, loan, or dispose of a machinegun or semiautomatic assault weapon to an individual who is known or reasonably believed to be less than 16 years of age.
It defines the term "semiautomatic assault weapon."
A violator is subject to a fine, up to 10 years in prison, or both.