HR 1506

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1506

To increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licenses to a known or suspected dangerous terrorist.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 13, 2011

Mr. KING of New York (for himself, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. RUSH, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. DEUTCH, Mr. HOLT, Ms. NORTON, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. DOYLE, Ms. CHU, and Mr. LANCE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licenses to a known or suspected dangerous terrorist.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. GRANTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE AUTHORITY TO DENY THE SALE, DELIVERY, OR TRANSFER OF A FIREARM OR THE ISSUANCE OF A FIREARMS OR EXPLOSIVES LICENSE OR PERMIT TO DANGEROUS TERRORISTS.

`Sec. 922A. Attorney General's discretion to deny transfer of a firearm

`Sec. 922B. Attorney General's discretion regarding applicants for firearm permits which would qualify for the exemption provided under section 922(t)(3)

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