H. R. 1764
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 26, 2013
Mr. Lucas(for himself,Mr. Nugent,Mr. Mullin,Mr. LaMalfa,Mr. Griffith of Virginia, andMr. Posey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to theCommittee on Oversight and Government Reform
To limit the amount of ammunition purchased or possessed by certain Federal agencies for a 6-month period.
This Act may be cited as the
Ammunition Management for More Obtainability Act of 2013
Prohibition on purchasing ammunition
In this section—
the termagencyhas the meaning given that term in section 551of title 5, United States Code;
the termammunitionhas the meaning given that term in section 921of title 18, United States Code; and
the termcovered agency—
means an agency; and
does not include theDepartment of Defense.
During the 6-month period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, a covered agency may not purchase during any month or possess, at any one time, more rounds of ammunition than the monthly average of the number of rounds of ammunition purchased by the covered agency during the period beginning on January 1, 2001 and ending on December 31, 2009.
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, theComptroller General of the United Statesshall submit toCongressa report regarding the purchasing of ammunition by agencies, which shall include an assessment of the effect of the purchasing of ammunition by agencies on the supply of ammunition available to the public.