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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1916

To prohibit the possession or transfer of certain firearm accessories, 
                        and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            October 4, 2017

   Mrs. Feinstein (for herself, Mr. Van Hollen, Mrs. Gillibrand, Ms. 
  Klobuchar, Mr. Markey, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Durbin, Mr. 
 Casey, Mr. Reed, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Carper, Mr. Cardin, Mr. 
Coons, Mr. Franken, Mr. Booker, Ms. Harris, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Hirono, 
  Mr. Sanders, Mr. Leahy, Ms. Warren, Mr. Schumer, Ms. Cantwell, Mrs. 
     McCaskill, Mr. Nelson, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Udall, and Mr. Kaine) 
introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To prohibit the possession or transfer of certain firearm accessories, 
                        and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act''.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON POSSESSION OF CERTAIN FIREARM ACCESSORIES.

    Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in section 922, by inserting after subsection (u) the 
        following:
    ``(v)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), on and after the date 
that is 180 days after the date of enactment of this subsection, it 
shall be unlawful for any person to import, sell, manufacture, 
transfer, or possess, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, a 
trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, 
component, device, attachment, or accessory that is designed or 
functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but 
not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machinegun.
    ``(2) This subsection does not apply with respect to the 
importation for, manufacture for, sale to, transfer to, or possession 
by or under the authority of, the United States or any department or 
agency thereof or a State, or a department, agency, or political 
subdivision thereof.''; and
            (2) in section 924(a)(2), by striking ``, or (o)'' and 
        inserting ``(o), or (v)''.
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