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The gun grabbers never give up! #7925157 08/05/20 09:18 PM
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This bill makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following:

generally requires individuals to obtain a license to purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition;
raises the minimum age—from 18 years to 21 years—to purchase firearms and ammunition;
establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties;
requires law enforcement agencies to be notified following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial;
creates a statutory process for a family or household member to petition a court for an extreme risk protection order to remove firearms from an individual who poses a risk of committing violence;
restricts the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices;
restricts the manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, or receipt of ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers);
makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense;
requires federally licensed gun dealers to submit and annually certify compliance with a security plan to detect and deter firearm theft;
removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers;
allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components;
establishes a community violence intervention grant program; and
promotes research on firearms safety and gun violence prevention.

Who introduced HR 5717?

Cosponsors: H.R.5717 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Cosponsor Date Cosponsored
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 01/30/2020
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 01/30/2020
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 01/30/2020
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 02/04/2020
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Fact check: Democrat's bill would increase taxes on firearms and ammunition

Re: The gun grabbers never give up! [Re: mikei] #7925721 08/06/20 01:10 PM
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Seriously? That’s what they are worried about right now?

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