H.R. 1997 (105th): To require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General of the United States to be ...

...consulted before the manufacture, importation, sale, or delivery of armor piercing ammunition for the use of a governmental entity.

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Jun 19, 1997 (Introduced).

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HR 1997 IH

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1997

To require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General of the United States to be consulted before the manufacture, importation, sale, or delivery of armor piercing ammunition for the use of a governmental entity.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 19, 1997

Mr. YATES introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General of the United States to be consulted before the manufacture, importation, sale, or delivery of armor piercing ammunition for the use of a governmental entity.

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

SECTION 1. CONSULTATION WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES REQUIRED BEFORE THE MANUFACTURE, IMPORTATION, SALE, OR DELIVERY OF ARMOR PIERCING AMMUNITION FOR THE USE OF A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY.

    Section 922(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended in each of paragraphs (7)(A) and (8)(A) by inserting ‘, but only after consultation by the manufacturer or importer with the Secretary and the Attorney General of the United States (in accordance with such regulations as the Secretary shall prescribe) for consideration of the operational necessities of such ammunition and the impact upon law enforcement and public safety’ before the semicolon.