Summary: H.R.4240 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4240. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.