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[H.R. 1454 Introduced in House (IH)]


  1st Session
                                H. R. 1454

To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits 
                    to be considered to be firearms.



                             March 1, 2021

 Mr. Espaillat (for himself, Mr. Schneider, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Cohen, 
  Mr. Swalwell, Mr. Cardenas, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Norton, Mrs. Watson 
 Coleman, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Soto, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Dean, Mr. Raskin, 
Mr. Khanna, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, 
 Mr. Grijalva, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Deutch, Mr. 
   Case, Mr. Evans, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Meng, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. 
   Suozzi, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Ryan, Ms. Castor of Florida, Ms. Roybal-
 Allard, Ms. Garcia of Texas, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Ms. 
Clarke of New York, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. Morelle, Ms. Wexton, Mr. 
 DeSaulnier, Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Chu, Mrs. Demings, Mr. 
 Kildee, Mr. Garamendi, Ms. Tlaib, Ms. Moore of Wisconsin, Ms. Lee of 
 California, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Garcia of Illinois, Mr. 
   Pocan, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Keating, Mrs. Torres of California, Ms. 
   Scanlon, Mr. Payne, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Brown, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of 
Pennsylvania, Mr. Sherman, Ms. Barragan, Ms. Pingree, Ms. Sanchez, Mr. 
   Gomez, Mr. Aguilar, Mr. Levin of California, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. 
Jayapal, Ms. Porter, Mr. Vargas, Ms. Brownley, Mr. Trone, Mr. Lieu, Mr. 
   Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Ms. Sherrill, Mr. Courtney, Mr. 
   Carson, Mr. Neguse, Mr. Panetta, Mr. Correa, Mrs. Hayes, and Ms. 
 Strickland) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary


                                 A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits 
                    to be considered to be firearms.

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


    This Act may be cited as the ``Ghost Guns Are Guns Act''.


    Section 921(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (3), by striking ``or (D) any destructive 
        device'' and inserting ``; (D) any destructive device; or (E) 
        any combination of parts designed or intended for use in 
        converting any device into a firearm and from which a firearm 
        may be readily assembled''; and
            (2) in paragraph (4)--
                    (A) by adding ``and'' at the end of subparagraph 
                    (B) by striking ``and'' at the end of subparagraph 
                (B) and inserting a period; and
                    (C) by striking subparagraph (C).

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