To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require a criminal background check to be conducted before a federally licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer may transfer a large capacity ammunition feeding device to a non-licensee, and to prohibit a semiautomatic assault weapon or large capacity ammunition feeding device from being so transferred until the Attorney General has verified that the prospective transferee has truthfully answered questions about whether the prospective transferee has been contacted recently by Federal law enforcement authorities.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Jun 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Jun 14, 2016
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H.R. 5470 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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