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S. 2449: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 22, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2449

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 22, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Hawley, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Risch, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Tuberville, Mr. Cassidy, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Braun, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Grassley, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Daines, and Ms. Murkowski) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to enhance penalties for theft of a firearm from a Federal firearms licensee.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2021.

2.

Amendments to enhance certain penalties

Section 924 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (i) and inserting the following:

(i)
(1)
(A)

A person who knowingly violates section 922(u), or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both.

(B)

In the case of a violation described in subparagraph (A) that occurs during the commission of—

(i)

a burglary, the term of imprisonment shall be not less than 3 years; or

(ii)

a robbery, the term of imprisonment shall be not less than 5 years.

(2)

In this subsection—

(A)

the term burglary means the unlawful entry into, or remaining in, the business premises of a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer with the intent to commit a crime; and

(B)

the term robbery has the meaning given the term in section 1951(b).

; and

(2)

in subsection (m), by inserting or attempts to do so, after or licensed collector,.