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Text of the Ammunition Management for More Obtainability Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 25, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 843

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 25, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To limit the amount of ammunition purchased or possessed by certain Federal agencies for a 6-month period.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Ammunition Management for More Obtainability Act of 2013 .

2.

Prohibition on purchasing ammunition

(a)

Definitions

In this section—

(1)

the termagencyhas the meaning given that term in section 551of title 5, United States Code;

(2)

the termammunitionhas the meaning given that term insection 921 of title 18, United States Code; and

(3)

the termcovered agency

(A)

means an agency; and

(B)

does not include theDepartment of Defense.

(b)

Prohibition

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.

(c)

GAO report

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.