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H.R. 3989: Defective Firearms Protection Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3989

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 17, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the consumer product safety laws to repeal the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product under such laws.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Defective Firearms Protection Act.

2.

Repeal of exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms

(a)

Definition of consumer product

Section 3(a)(5) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2052(a)(5)) is amended by striking subparagraph (E).

(b)

Rulemaking authority

Section 3 of the Consumer Product Safety Commission Improvements Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 2079) is amended by striking subsection (e) and redesignating subsection (f) as subsection (e).