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Short Titles as Introduced

Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies (HEART) Act of 2016

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the transfer, loan, or other disposition of a machinegun or semiautomatic assault weapon to an individual under 16 years of age.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/12/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
07/22/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/12/2016Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/12/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary07/12/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations07/22/2016 Referred to

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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.