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H.R. 2618 (112th): Border Security Enhancement Act of 2011

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 21, 2011 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 2618


July 21, 2011

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


To enhance certain prohibitions and penalties relating to certain forms of firearms trafficking.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Border Security Enhancement Act of 2011.


Increase in maximum penalty for certain intentionally false statements relating to firearms

Section 924(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—


in paragraph (1), by striking subparagraph (A) and redesignating subparagraphs (B) through (D) as subparagraphs (A) through (C), respectively; and


by adding at the end the following:


Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, subsection (b), (c), (f), or (p) of this section, or in section 929, whoever knowingly makes any false statement or representation with respect to the information required by this chapter to be kept in the records of a person licensed under this chapter or in applying for any license or exemption or relief from disability under this chapter shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both.



Certain firearms-related offenses considered to be specified unlawful activity

Section 1956(c)(7)(D) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 922(1) (relating to the unlawful importation of firearms), the following: section 924(a)(1)(A) (relating to misrepresentations relating to firearms),.