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H.R. 1074 (111th): Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2009 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.



1st Session

H. R. 1074


February 13, 2009

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


To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act.


Authority to conduct interstate firearms transactions


Firearms dispositions

Section 922(b)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—


by striking rifle or shotgun and inserting firearm; and


in subparagraph (A)—


by striking located, and inserting located or temporarily located,; and


by striking both such States and inserting the State in which the transfer is conducted and the State of residence of the transferee.


Dealer location

Section 923 of such title is amended—


in subsection (j)—


in the first sentence, by striking , and such location is in the State which is specified on the license; and


in the last sentence—


by inserting transfer, after sell,;


by striking all that follows Act and inserting a period; and


by adding at the end the following:


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit the sale, transfer, delivery, or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition—


by a person licensed under this chapter to another person so licensed, at any location in any State; or


by a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer to a person not licensed under this chapter, at a temporary location described in subsection (j) in any State.