Text: H.R.1454 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/01/2021)

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. Cárdenas, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Norton, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Velázquez, 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. García 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. Barragán, Ms. Pingree, Ms. Sánchez, 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


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,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Ghost Guns Are Guns Act”.

SEC. 2. Firearm assembly kits considered to be firearms.

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 (A);

(B) by striking “and” at the end of subparagraph (B) and inserting a period; and

(C) by striking subparagraph (C).

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