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H.R. 1417 - National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act

Sponsor: Don Young (R)
Introduced: 2018-05-16
Bill Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
 

National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act

This bill amends the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to permit the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, DC, to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms in fulfilling the Museum's purposes.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 1417


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 16, 2018

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

    To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to allow the Museum to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act”.

SEC. 2. Authority of National Law Enforcement Museum to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms.

The National Law Enforcement Museum Act (Public Law 106–492) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“SEC. 5. Authority of Museum to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms.

“(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal law, or any law or any rule or regulations of a State or any political subdivision thereof, the Museum may acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms (as defined in section 921(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code, or section 5845(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) in fulfilling the purposes of the Museum.

“(b) Definition of State.—In subsection (a), the term ‘State’ means the several States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and the possessions of the United States.”.

Passed the House of Representatives May 15, 2018.

    Attest:karen l. haas,   
    Clerk.

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