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Text of the Antique Firearm Safety Act

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 24, 2003 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

HR 2872 IH

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2872

To make Federal law apply to antique firearms in the same way it applies to other firearms.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 24, 2003

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


A BILL

To make Federal law apply to antique firearms in the same way it applies to other 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 ‘Antique Firearm Safety Act’.

SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF EXEMPTIONS FOR ANTIQUE FIREARMS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 921(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the last sentence.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 922(v)(3)(B) of such title is amended--

      (1) by adding ‘or’ at the end of clause (i);

      (2) by striking ‘or’ at the end of clause (ii); and

      (3) by striking clause (iii).

    (c) REGULATIONS- Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to administer chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, as in effect pursuant to the amendments made by this Act.