H.R.4018 - To provide for a 3-day waiting period before a person may receive a handgun, with exceptions.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] (Introduced 10/11/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4018 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.