Summary: H.R.5739 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.