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S. 1373: SAME Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 27, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1373

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 27, 2021

(for herself, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Daines, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Braun, Mr. Crapo, and Mr. Risch) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 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 Mandates Equality Act or the SAME 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,.