Text: H.R.1417 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 115-321 (12/17/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-321
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to allow the Museum to 
acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display 
    firearms, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 17, 2018 -  [H.R. 
                                1417]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: National Law 
Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``National Law Enforcement Museum 
Exhibits Act''.
SEC. 2. AUTHORITY OF NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM TO ACQUIRE, 
                    RECEIVE, POSSESS, COLLECT, SHIP, TRANSPORT, 
                    IMPORT, AND DISPLAY FIREARMS.

    The National Law Enforcement Museum Act (Public Law 106-492) is 
amended by adding at the end the following:
``SEC. 5. AUTHORITY OF MUSEUM TO ACQUIRE, RECEIVE, POSSESS, 
                    COLLECT, SHIP, TRANSPORT, IMPORT, AND DISPLAY 
                    FIREARMS.

    ``(a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal 
law, or any law or any rule or regulations of a State or any political 
subdivision thereof, the Museum may acquire, receive, possess, collect, 
ship, transport, import, and display firearms (as defined in section 
921(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code, or section 5845(a) of the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986) in fulfilling the purposes of the Museum.
    ``(b) Definition of State.--In subsection (a), the term `State' 
means the several States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the 
United States Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern 
Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and the possessions of the United 
States.''.

    Approved December 17, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1417:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-548 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            May 15, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 6, considered and passed Senate.

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