To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to enhance penalties for certain thefts of a firearm from certain Federal firearms licensees, and to criminalize the theft of a firearm from a gun range that rents firearms or a shooting club.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on April 9, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Lamb leads bipartisan federal firearms licensee protection act”
— Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2019
“Representative Crenshaw Joins Bipartisan Group In Introducing The Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act”
— Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX2] (Co-sponsor) on May 28, 2019
Apr 9, 2019
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H.R. 2179 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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