S.3171 - HEART Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 07/12/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/12/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3171 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/12/2016)
Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies Act of 2016 or the HEART Act
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.