H.R.4240 - Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 11/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/26/2018 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 115-6. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||On 2/26/2018, a motion was filed to discharge the Committee on the Judiciary from the consideration of H.R. 4240. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 115-6: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.4240 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/03/2017)
Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017
This bill modifies various provisions of federal firearms laws.
Among other things, it does the following:
- prohibits certain firearm transfers between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check; and
- requires states to implement plans to improve the submission of mental health and criminal history records to the national instant criminal background check system.