HR 227

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 227

To prevent children's access to firearms.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 7, 2011

Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To prevent children's access to firearms.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. INCREASING YOUTH GUN SAFETY BY RAISING THE AGE OF HANDGUN ELIGIBILITY AND PROHIBITING YOUTH FROM POSSESSING SEMIAUTOMATIC ASSAULT WEAPONS.

SEC. 3. ENHANCED PENALTY FOR YOUTH POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND SEMIAUTOMATIC ASSAULT WEAPONS AND FOR THE TRANSFER OF SUCH WEAPONS TO YOUTH.

SEC. 4. GUN STORAGE AND SAFETY DEVICES FOR ALL FIREARMS.

SEC. 5. RESPONSIBILITY OF ADULTS FOR DEATH AND INJURY CAUSED BY CHILD ACCESS TO FIREARMS.

SEC. 6. REQUIREMENT THAT CHILD BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT DURING A GUN SHOW.

SEC. 7. GRANTS FOR GUN SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

SEC. 8. EDUCATION: NATIONWIDE FIREARMS SAFETY PROGRAMS.

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