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

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 8, 2018 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 411

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 1417

[Report No. 115–548]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 7, 2017

(for himself and Mr. McClintock) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

February 8, 2018

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

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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February 8, 2018

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed