H.R. 2615 (112th): Second Amendment Protection Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 21, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2615

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 21, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To restore the second amendment rights of all Americans.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Second Amendment Protection Act of 2011.

2.

Repeal of 1993 law providing for a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun, and the establishment of a national instant criminal background check system to be contacted by firearms dealers before the transfer of any firearm

Public Law 103–159 is repealed, and any provisions of law amended or repealed by such Act are restored or revived as if such Act had not been enacted.

3.

Elimination of sporting purposes distinction

(a)

Section 5845(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(1)

by striking which the Secretary finds is generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes; and

(2)

by striking which the owner intends to use solely for sporting purposes.

(b)

Section 921(a)(4)(B) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking which the Attorney General finds is generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes.

(c)

Section 921(a)(4) of such title is amended in the second sentence by striking which the owner intends to use solely for sporting, recreational or cultural purposes.

(d)

Section 921(a)(17)(C) of such title is amended by striking a projectile which the Attorney General finds is primarily intended to be used for sporting purposes,.

(e)

Section 923(j) of such title is amended by striking devoted to the collection, competitive use, or other sporting use of firearms in the community.

(f)

Section 922(r) of such title is amended by striking of this chapter as not being particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.

(g)

Section 925(a)(3) of such title is amended by striking determined by the Attorney General to be generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes and.

(h)

Section 925(a)(4) of such title is amended by striking (A) determined by the Attorney General to be generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes, or determined by the Department of Defense to be a type of firearm normally classified as a war souvenir, and (B).

(i)

Section 925(d)(3) of such title is amended by striking and is generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.

(j)

Section 925(e)(2) of such title is amended by striking , provided that such handguns are generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.

(k)

Section 922 of such title is amended in each of subsections (a)(5), (a)(9), and (b)(3) by striking lawful sporting purposes and inserting lawful purposes.

4.

Repeal of the Child Safety Lock Act of 2005

(a)

Amendments to title 18, united states code

(1)

Section 922 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking subsection (z).

(2)

Section 924 of such title is amended—

(A)

in subsection (a)(1), by striking (f), or (p) and inserting or (f); and

(B)

by striking subsection (p).

(b)

Repealer

Section 5 of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (18 U.S.C. 922 note; 119 Stat. 2099) is repealed.

5.

Effective date

The provisions of this Act shall take effect immediately upon enactment.