H.R. 138 (113th): Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act


Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 4 pages

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Full Title

To prohibit the transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 138 would prohibit the sale and transfer of ammunition magazines that have a capacity of, or could be readily converted to accept, more than 10 rounds.

Individuals who own large-capacity magazines on or before the date of the enactment of the bill would be able to keep them. The bill would also exempt retired and current law enforcement ...

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Jan 3, 2013

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