S.33 - Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013

A bill to prohibit the transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to prohibit the transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Frank Lautenberg

D-NJ

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Official Summary

Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United States on or before the date of th

Official Summary

Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit:
(1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United States on or before the date of this Act's enactment; and
(2) the importation or bringing into the United States of such a device. Exempts:
(1) the transfer or possession of such a device by a federal, state, or local agency or law enforcement officer;
(2) certain transfers to licensees under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954;
(3) possession of such a device transferred to an individual upon retirement from a law enforcement agency if such individual is not otherwise prohibited from receiving ammunition; and
(4) the manufacture, transfer, or possession of such a device by a licensed manufacturer or importer for authorized testing or experimentation purposes. Sets penalties for violations. Subjects devices used or involved in knowing violation of such Act to seizure and forfeiture. Requires a large capacity ammunition feeding device manufactured after this Act's enactment to be identified by a serial number and the date it was manufactured.

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Organizations Supporting S.33

  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs
  • United States Conference of Mayors

Organizations Opposing S.33

  • Firearms Policy Coalition
  • National Rifle Association
  • Gun Owners of America


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