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H.R. 5112 (115th): SAFER Voter Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 27, 2018 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5112

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 27, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To reduce, from 21 years of age to 18 years of age, the minimum age at which a person may obtain a handgun from a Federal firearms licensee.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Second Amendment For Every Registrable Voter Act or the SAFER Voter Act.

2.

Minimum age for obtaining a handgun from a federal firearms licensee

(a)

In general

Section 922(b)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking , and, if the firearm, or ammunition is other than a shotgun or rifle, or ammunition for a shotgun or rifle, to any individual who the licensee knows or has reasonable cause to believe is less than twenty-one years of age.

(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 922(c)(1) of such title is amended by striking , in the case of any firearm other than a shotgun or a rifle, I am twenty-one years or more of age, or that, in the case of a shotgun or a rifle,.