H. R. 965
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 5, 2013
Mr. Gutierrez introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.
Prohibition against possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as saturday night specials
Section 922 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
It shall be unlawful for any person to possess or transfer a junk gun which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.
Paragraph (1) shall not apply to the continuous and otherwise lawful possession of a junk gun by a person during any period that began before the effective date of this subsection.
Junk gun defined
Section 921(a) of such title is amended by adding at the end the following:
The term junk gun means—
a handgun that is not a sporting handgun; and
any combination of parts from which a handgun described in clause (i) can be assembled.
The term sporting handgun means a handgun which the Secretary has determined, using the criteria applied in making determinations under section 925(d)(3), to be of a type generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.
924(a)(1)(B) of such title is amended by inserting