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Posted: 3/16/2006 8:34:17 PM EDT
Firearm Commerce Modernization Act (Introduced in House)

HR 1384 IH


109th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1384
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2005
Mr. GINGREY (for himself, Mr. KINGSTON, Mr. BRADLEY of New Hampshire, Mr. JINDAL, Mr. SOUDER, Mr. WILSON of South Carolina, Mr. MARSHALL, Mr. MCCOTTER, Mr. DUNCAN, Mr. MCHENRY, Mr. SESSIONS, Mr. HENSARLING, Mrs. MUSGRAVE, Mr. BARRETT of South Carolina, Mr. WESTMORELAND, and Mr. MILLER of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


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A BILL
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.


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 `Firearm Commerce Modernization Act'.

SEC. 2. AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT INTERSTATE FIREARMS TRANSACTIONS.

(a) Firearms Dispositions- Section 922(b)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended--

(1) by striking `rifle or shotgun' and inserting `firearm' ; and

(2) in subparagraph (A)--

(A) by striking `located,' and inserting `located or temporarily located,'; and

(B) by striking `both such States' and inserting `the State in which the transfer is conducted and the State of residence of the transferee'.

(b) Dealer Location- Section 923(j) of such title is amended--

(1) in the first sentence by striking `, and such location is in the State which is specified on the license';

(2) by striking `curios or relics'; and

(3) by adding at the end the following: `A licensee may conduct firearms transfers and business in compliance with applicable State and local law with any person not a licensee at any location at which the licensee may conduct business under this chapter.'.

Link Posted: 3/16/2006 8:34:49 PM EDT
H.R.1384
Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.
Sponsor: Rep Gingrey, Phil [GA-11] (introduced 3/17/2005) Cosponsors (35)
Latest Major Action: 4/4/2005 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
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COSPONSORS(35), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]: (Sort: by date)
Rep Barrett, J. Gresham [SC-3] - 3/17/2005 Rep Bishop, Rob [UT-1] - 5/25/2005
Rep Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [GA-2] - 2/15/2006 Rep Bradley, Jeb [NH-1] - 3/17/2005
Rep Cole, Tom [OK-4] - 4/13/2005 Rep Conaway, K. Michael [TX-11] - 4/13/2005
Rep Culberson, John Abney [TX-7] - 4/13/2005 Rep Doolittle, John T. [CA-4] - 4/13/2005
Rep Drake, Thelma D. [VA-2] - 4/13/2005 Rep Duncan, John J., Jr. [TN-2] - 3/17/2005
Rep Foxx, Virginia [NC-5] - 4/13/2005 Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] - 4/13/2005
Rep Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [VA-5] - 4/13/2005 Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] - 3/17/2005
Rep Herger, Wally [CA-2] - 2/8/2006 Rep Jindal, Bobby [LA-1] - 3/17/2005
Rep Johnson, Sam [TX-3] - 4/13/2005 Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [NC-3] - 4/13/2005
Rep Kingston, Jack [GA-1] - 3/17/2005 Rep Kline, John [MN-2] - 5/16/2005
Rep Kuhl, John R. "Randy", Jr. [NY-29] - 4/13/2005 Rep Linder, John [GA-7] - 4/27/2005
Rep Marshall, Jim [GA-3] - 3/17/2005 Rep McCotter, Thaddeus G. [MI-11] - 3/17/2005
Rep McHenry, Patrick T. [NC-10] - 3/17/2005 Rep Miller, Jeff [FL-1] - 3/17/2005
Rep Musgrave, Marilyn N. [CO-4] - 3/17/2005 Rep Otter, C. L. (Butch) [ID-1] - 7/14/2005
Rep Pence, Mike [IN-6] - 4/13/2005 Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] - 3/17/2005
Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] - 4/13/2005 Rep Souder, Mark E. [IN-3] - 3/17/2005
Rep Tancredo, Thomas G. [CO-6] - 4/13/2005 Rep Westmoreland, Lynn A. [GA-8] - 3/17/2005
Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] - 3/17/2005



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Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:08:30 AM EDT
Who should we contact to get this going?
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:12:30 AM EDT
Can you show us what it will say when all the "striking and inserting" is finished?
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:38:55 AM EDT

Originally Posted By captainpooby:
Can you show us what it will say when all the "striking and inserting" is finished?



+1. Would be the perfect bill for either side to sneak something good/bad into. Hopefully we don't see a repeat of the FOPA type of sneaking.
Link Posted: 3/18/2006 5:07:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/18/2006 5:08:14 PM EDT by CRC]

Originally Posted By enemy:
Who should we contact to get this going?




Rep Gingrey's office and ask that he push for a vote on his bill.

Your Rep and Senators
Link Posted: 3/18/2006 5:22:58 PM EDT
i would be the owner of a brand spankin new five seven if this was in effect 2 days ago. i was visitin a gunshop and kept eyein a USG.... had the cash burnin a hole in my pocket too.


lets get this ball rollin ASAP!
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