Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Florida Alert! H.R. 127 - Federal Gun Control Proposal

Friday, February 5, 2021

DATE:  February 5, 2021
TO:       USF & NRA Members and Friends 
FROM:  Marion P. Hammer
  USF Executive Director
  NRA Past President

 

Much is being said about H.R. 127 By Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX) 117th Congress and we have had many folks contacting us seeking information. 

H.R. 127 is FEDERAL LEGISLATION - not State legislation.

Below is a link to the proposed legislation.

 https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/127

H.R. 127 sponsored by Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX)

  Released on 1/28/21  –  It would do the following:

IMPOSE Licensing of Firearms and Ammunition for Possession of any firearm or ammunition.

IMPOSE an additional license to DISPLAY  an Antique Firearm in the HOME.

IMPOSE
an additional license for Possession of  “Military Style Weapons.”
    
IMPOSE mandated Firearm Liability INSURANCE with a yearly fee of $800 payable to the US Attorney General.

IMPOSE a detailed Federal Firearm Registration System to which THE PUBLIC, all Federal, State and   Local law enforcement, all governments, and all branches of the US Armed Forces has complete access.



Licensing Requirements: (a person MUST be licensed to possess any firearm or Ammunition)

1.  Must be 21 years of age.

2.  Undergo a criminal background check.

3.  Completion of a minimum 24-Hour “training course” certified by the US Att. Gen.

4.  Undergo a psychological evaluation and the evaluation does not indicate that the individual is psychologically unsuited to possess a firearm. As deemed necessary by the licensed psychologist involved, the evaluation included a psychological evaluation of other members of the household in which the individual resides; and As part of the psychological evaluation, the licensed psychologist interviewed any spouse of the individual, any former spouse of the individual, and at least 2 other persons who are a member of the family of, or an associate of, the individual to further determine the state of the mental, emotional, and relational stability of the individual in relation to firearms.

5.  Successfully completes a training course, certified by the Attorney General, in the use, safety, and storage of firearms, that includes at least 24 hours of training.

 

Firearms Liability Insurance: On issuance of the license, the individual must have in effect a mandated firearms liability insurance policy.  The fee for the insurance policy is $800 per year payable to the US Attorney General.

 

FEES:

1.     Fee for Firearm Liability Insurance is $800 per year.
2.     Fee for the Firearm and Ammunition License - not yet specified.
3.     Fee for the Antique Firearm License - not yet specified.
4.     Fee for the Military Style Weapon License - not yet specified.
5.     Fee for the background check - not yet specified.
6.     Fee for the training course for the firearms and ammunition license - not yet specified.
7.     Fee the licensed psychologist is allowed to charge for the psychological evaluation - not yet specified. The psychologist MUST be approved by the US Attorney General.

 

The bill criminalizes the following:

It shall be unlawful for a person to sell or give a firearm or ammunition to another person unless the person has notified the Attorney General of the sale or gift.
   
It shall be unlawful for a person to loan a firearm or ammunition to another person unless the person has notified the Attorney General of the loan, including the identity of such other person and the period for which the loan is made.

It shall be unlawful for a person to transfer a firearm or ammunition to an unlicensed person.

It shall be unlawful for a person holding a valid license issued under section 932(c)(1) to transfer a firearm to an individual who has not attained 18 years of age.

It shall be unlawful for any person to possess ammunition that is 0.50 caliber or greater.

It shall be unlawful for any person to possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device.

The term ‘large capacity ammunition feeding device’ means a magazine, belt, drum, feed strip, or similar device that has a capacity of, or that can be readily restored or converted to accept, more than 10 rounds of ammunition, but does not include an attached tubular device designed to accept, and capable of operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.”
   
Whoever knowingly violates section 922(bb)(4) shall be fined not less than $75,000 and not more than $100,000, imprisoned not less than 15 years and not more than 25 years, or both, except that if the transferee of the firearm possess or uses the firearm during or in relation to a crime, an unintentional shooting, or suicide, the transferor shall be fined not less than $100,000 and not more than $150,000, imprisoned not less than 25 years and not more than 40 years, or both. 

 

 

 

 

 

TRENDING NOW
NRA Opposes David Chipman for ATF Director

News  

Friday, April 9, 2021

NRA Opposes David Chipman for ATF Director

During a press conference on Thursday, President Biden announced that he would once again be targeting law-abiding gun owners by ordering ATF to develop two new restrictive regulations. Aiming to accessorize the Department of Justice’s ...

In New Executive Gun Control Push, Biden Seems to Throw Obama, and Himself, Under the Bus

News  

Monday, April 12, 2021

In New Executive Gun Control Push, Biden Seems to Throw Obama, and Himself, Under the Bus

At Biden's recent Rose Garden ceremony, where he announced his latest assault on the Second Amendment, he lied a number of times, and garbled the name of the federal agency tasked with enforcing federal gun ...

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.

New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Announces Drastic Gun Control Agenda

Thursday, April 15, 2021

New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Announces Drastic Gun Control Agenda

Thursday morning, Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference to unveil yet another gun control package in the Garden State.  

A Radical Idea: It’s Not the Gun, it’s the Criminal

News  

Monday, April 12, 2021

A Radical Idea: It’s Not the Gun, it’s the Criminal

Rahm Emanuel, recently the mayor of Chicago and who has previously served as a member of the Clinton Administration and as President Obama’s White House chief of staff, proposed a few curious gun control ideas ...

Texas: Urge Your Lawmakers to Pass Permitless Carry this Session

Monday, April 12, 2021

Texas: Urge Your Lawmakers to Pass Permitless Carry this Session

House Bill 1911, by Rep. James White (R-Woodville), and House Bill 1927, by Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), NRA-backed permitless carry proposals that would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a handgun without a state-issued License To Carry (LTC), have been reported ...

Texas House Approves NRA-Backed Permitless Carry Bill

Friday, April 16, 2021

Texas House Approves NRA-Backed Permitless Carry Bill

Early Thursday evening, on a 84-56 vote, the Texas House gave initial approval to House Bill 1927, by Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), an NRA-backed permitless carry proposal that would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a handgun without a state-issued License To ...

South Carolina House Passes Constitutional Carry

Friday, April 9, 2021

South Carolina House Passes Constitutional Carry

Yesterday, the House voted to pass House Bill 3096 on third reading. It has been sent to the Senate for further consideration.

Hunter Biden Incident Shows that Gun Laws are for the Little People

News  

Monday, April 5, 2021

Hunter Biden Incident Shows that Gun Laws are for the Little People

There is a central hypocrisy at the heart of the gun control effort.

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Go to Governor

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Go to Governor

Earlier this week, the Senate voted to pass House bill 1366 and House Bill 31. The bills will now be transmitted to Governor David Ige for his consideration.

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -

More Like This From Around The NRA

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.