H.R.5863 - SMART Guns Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 07/14/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/10/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5863 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
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.