H.R. 6704 (112th): To reauthorize the ban on undetectable firearms.

Introduced:
Dec 21, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Steve Israel
Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 21, 2012
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 21, 2012
Referred to Committee Dec 21, 2012
 
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12/21/2012--Introduced.
Amends the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 to:
(1) extend the Act for 10 years; and
(2) expand such Act to prohibit the manufacture, import, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, transfer, or receipt of any receiver or barrel that is a major component of a firearm and that, when subjected to inspection by the types of x-ray machines commonly used at airports, does not generate an image that accurately depicts the shape of the component.
Includes such a receiver or barrel within specified exceptions to such prohibition otherwise applicable to undetectable firearms.

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