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Short Titles as Introduced

SMART Guns Act of 2016

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act to require that firearms purchased with Byrne JAG funds be SMART guns, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/14/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
08/10/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/14/2016Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/14/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary07/14/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations08/10/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/14/2016)

SMART Guns Act of 2016

This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to modify requirements under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program. Specifically, a firearm purchased with JAG funds must, to the extent practicable, be a SMART gun.

The term "SMART gun" means a firearm that includes a safety feature to prevent an unauthorized person from using such firearm.