Summary: S.1788 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1788. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (06/11/2019)

Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

This bill modifies criminal penalties for an offense involving the theft of a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises.

Specifically, the bill does the following:

  • increases from 10 to 20 years the maximum prison term, and
  • creates a 3- or 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an offense that occurs during the commission of a burglary or robbery.

An attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense.