H. R. 5507
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 19, 2019
Mr. Crist (for himself, Mr. Rutherford, and Mrs. Demings) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to require an alien lawfully admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa to obtain the approval of the Attorney General before receiving a firearm.
This Act may be cited as the
Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act.
Requirement that alien lawfully admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa obtain the approval of the Attorney General before receiving a firearm
Section 922(y) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
in paragraph (2)—
to the transfer or other disposition of a firearm before
to any alien; and
if that and inserting
if the transferor has received a copy of the waiver issued to the alien under paragraph (3), or has confirmed with the Attorney General that the; and
in paragraph (3)(B)(i), by inserting
except in the case of an alien described in a subparagraph of paragraph (2), before
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.