H. R. 5546
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 21, 2016
Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To preempt State laws preventing a major city from regulating firearm-related conduct in the city that occurs in or affects interstate or foreign commerce.
Preemption of State laws preventing a major city from regulating firearms-related conduct in the city that occurs in or affects interstate or foreign commerce
If a law or rule of a major city, pertaining to conduct in the city that is in relation to firearms and that occurs in or affects interstate or foreign commerce, conflicts with the constitution, or a law or regulation, of the State in which the city is located, the former shall control.
In subsection (a):
firearm has the meaning given in section 921(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code.
major city means a city that has a population of at least 500,000 inhabitants, as determined by the most recent decennial population census conducted by the Bureau of the Census.
State means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.