Summary: H.R.7016 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.7016. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/02/2018)

Protect Lives and Stop the Imminent Chaos Act or the PLASTIC Act

This bill establishes new criminal offenses for making a firearm, ammunition, or component using a three-dimensional (3-D) printer, or for transferring or possessing a firearm, ammunition, or component that was made using a 3-D printer.

A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 50 years, or both.

Additionally, the bill establishes a task force to address the national security and safety issues involving 3-D printer technology.