Summary: H.R.4018 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4018. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/11/2017)

This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish a three-day waiting period for certain handgun transfers.

Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to sell or transfer a handgun to an unlicensed individual unless three business days have elapsed since the licensee initiated a background check.

Additionally, the bill makes it unlawful for an unlicensed individual to receive a handgun purchased or borrowed from another unlicensed individual unless at least three days have elapsed since the recipient most recently offered to purchase or borrow the handgun.