IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 14, 2015
Mr. Vitter introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.
This Act may be cited as the
Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act.
Authority to conduct interstate firearms transactions
Section 922(b)(3)(A) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
rifle or shotgun and inserting
located and inserting
located or temporarily located; and
both such States and inserting
the State in which the transfer is conducted and the State of residence of the transferee.
Section 923 of such title is amended—
in subsection (j)—
in the first sentence, by striking
, and such location is in the State which is specified on the license; and
in the last sentence—
by striking all that follows
Act and inserting a period; and
by adding at the end the following:
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit the sale, transfer, delivery, or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition—
by a person licensed under this chapter to another person so licensed, at any location in any State; or
by a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer to a person not licensed under this chapter, at a temporary location described in subsection (j) in any State.
Residence of united states officers
Section 921 of such title is amended by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following:
For purposes of this chapter:
A member of the Armed Forces on active duty, or a spouse of the member, is a resident of—
the State in which the person maintains legal residence;
the State in which the permanent duty station of the member is located; and
the State in which the member maintains a place of abode from which the member commutes each day to the permanent duty station.
An officer or employee of the United States (other than a member of the Armed Forces) stationed outside the United States for a period exceeding one year, or a spouse residing with such an officer or employee, is a resident of the State in which the person maintains legal residence.