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Posted: 9/9/2004 4:10:03 PM EST
HR 153 IH


108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 153
To restore the second amendment rights of all Americans.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 7, 2003
Mr. PAUL introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary



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A BILL
To restore the second amendment rights of all Americans.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Second Amendment Protection Act of 2003'.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF FEDERAL HARASSMENT PERIOD.

Public Law 103-159 is hereby replaced, and any provisions of law amended or repealed by such Act are restored or revived as if such Act had not been enacted.

SEC. 3. REPEAL OF UNCONSTITUTIONAL GUN BAN.

Title XI of Public Law 103-322 is hereby repealed, and any provisions of law amended or repealed by such title are restored or revived as if such title had not been enacted.

SEC. 4. REPEAL OF UNCONSTITUTIONAL DISTINCTION.

(a) Section 201 of title 11 of Public Law 90-618 is amended by striking `which the Secretary finds is generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes,' and `which the owner intends to use solely for sporting purposes.'

(b) Public Law 90-351, as amended, is amended as follows:

(1) In section 902, strike `which the Secretary finds is generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes,' `which the owner intends to use solely for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes,' `a projectile which the Secretary finds is primarily intended to be used for sporting purposes,' `devoted to the collection, competitive use, or other sporting use of firearms in the community,' `determined by the Secretary of the Treasury to be particularly suitable for sporting purposes and,' `(A) determined by the Secretary to be generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes, or determined by the Department of Defense to be a type of firearm normally classified as a war souvenir, and (B),' `and is generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes,' and `provided that such handguns are generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes,'.

(2) Strike `lawful sporting purposes' and insert in lieu thereof `lawful purposes'.

SEC. 5. EFFECTIVE DATE.

The provisions of this Act shall take effect immediately upon enactment.

Link Posted: 9/9/2004 4:13:24 PM EST
I vote for it!



Oh wait, I can't.
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 4:15:56 PM EST
When I become senator, I'll sponsor it.

WI_Riflman 2004!!!!
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 4:17:55 PM EST
'twould be nice.
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 4:21:04 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 4:23:29 PM EST
Part of it already "passed"

but the bottom portion that repeals the sporting purpose clause hasn't.

CRC
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 4:49:18 PM EST
I'm proud to say that Dr. Paul is my Congressman...

Until Jan. 01, 2005, then I might get stuck with that liberal Lloyd Dogget because of redistricting.
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