40,000 people die every year from gun violence.
Gun death is permanent. Gun violence doesn’t have to be.
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This bill establishes new requirements regarding firearm transfers at gun shows. Specifically, the bill requires that a person who operates a gun show must meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); and a firearm transfer between private parties at a gun show must be facilitated by a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer in compliance with certain background checks and record keeping requirements.
This bill establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check.
This bill makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years, a fine, or both.
Broadens the definition of firearm for purposes of federal firearms laws.
Specifically, it includes as a firearm any combination of parts designed or intended to be used to convert a device into a firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assembled.
Clarifies current law to increase protections for victims of domestic abuse, violence and stalking by: 1) barring convicted stalkers from buying or owning firearms and 2) ensuring people who have abused dating partners are prohibited from buying or owning firearms.
Establishes the Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Among other things, the advisory council must assess the needs of victims of gun violence and disseminate information about helpful resources.
Promotes gun violence research, including removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Makes it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.