IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 22, 2021
Mr. Graham (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
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to enhance penalties for theft of a firearm from a Federal firearms licensee.
This Act may be cited as the
Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2021.
Amendments to enhance certain penalties
Section 924 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
by striking subsection (i) and inserting the following:
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.
In the case of a violation described in subparagraph (A) that occurs during the commission of—
a burglary, the term of imprisonment shall be not less than 3 years; or
a robbery, the term of imprisonment shall be not less than 5 years.
In this subsection—
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
the term robbery has the meaning given the term in section 1951(b).
in subsection (m), by inserting
or attempts to do so, after
or licensed collector,.