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Text of the Victims of Stalkers Equality Act of 2000

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 28, 2000 (Introduced).

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HR 4778 IH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4778

To ban the transfer of a firearm or ammunition to, and the receipt of a firearm or ammunition by, persons subject to certain restraining orders.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 28, 2000

Mr. KUYKENDALL (for himself and Mr. UPTON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To ban the transfer of a firearm or ammunition to, and the receipt of a firearm or ammunition by, persons subject to certain restraining orders.

    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 ‘Victims of Stalkers Equality Act of 2000’.

SEC. 2. BAN ON TRANSFER OF FIREARM OR AMMUNITION TO, AND RECEIPT OF A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION BY, PERSONS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN RESTRAINING ORDERS.

    (a) TRANSFER BAN- Sections 922(d)(8) of title 18, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A)--

        (A) by striking ‘an intimate partner of such person or child of such intimate partner or person’ and inserting ‘an individual’; and

        (B) by striking ‘an intimate partner in reasonable fear of bodily injury to the partner or child’ and inserting ‘an individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury’; and

      (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking ‘such intimate partner or child’ each place it appears and inserting ‘the individual’.

    (b) RECEIPT BAN- Section 922(g)(8) of such title is amended--

      (1) in subparagraph (B)--

        (A) by striking ‘an intimate partner of such person or child of such intimate partner or person’ and inserting ‘an individual’; and

        (B) by striking ‘an intimate partner in reasonable fear of bodily injury to the partner or child’ and inserting ‘an individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury’; and

      (2) in subparagraph (C), by striking ‘such intimate partner or child’ each place it appears and inserting ‘the individual’.

    (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 921(a) of such title is amended by striking paragraph (32) and redesignating paragraphs (33) and (34) as paragraphs (32) and (33), respectively.