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H.R. 1417: National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act

The text of the bill below is as of May 16, 2018 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 1417

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 16, 2018

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

AN ACT

To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to allow the Museum to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act.

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Authority of National Law Enforcement Museum to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms

The National Law Enforcement Museum Act (Public Law 106–492) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Authority of Museum to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal law, or any law or any rule or regulations of a State or any political subdivision thereof, the Museum may acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms (as defined in section 921(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code, or section 5845(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) in fulfilling the purposes of the Museum.

(b)

Definition of State

In subsection (a), the term State means the several States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and the possessions of the United States.

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Passed the House of Representatives May 15, 2018.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.