H.R.175 - To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.175 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2019)
This bill revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition.
An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored.
Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored.
The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.