Federal - HR 2621

A bill to direct the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and disseminate a threat assessment regarding terrorist use of ghost guns, and for other purposes.

Introduced

May 9, 2019

Description

A bill to direct the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and disseminate a threat assessment regarding terrorist use of ghost guns, and for other purposes.

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  • June 10, 2019 — Supplemental report to accompany the bill reported to the House by the House Homeland Security Committee. H Rept 116-88, Pt. 2Congressional Record p. H4387

  • May 28, 2019 — Reported to the House by the House Homeland Security Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 116-88Congressional Record p. H4174

  • May 15, 2019 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Homeland Security Committee.

    May 15, 2019 — Committee Vote: Ghost Guns Threat Assessment — Vote to Report

    Require the undersecretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis, in coordination with appropriate federal partners, to annually develop and disseminate a terrorism threat assessment regarding the availability of ghost guns in furtherance of an act of terrorism, including the provision of material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization.

    The bill would require the undersecretary to share the threat assessment with state, local and tribal law enforcement officials.

    It also would define ghost guns as a firearm, including a frame or receiver, that lacks a unique serial number engraved or containing plastic on the frame or receiver, or is otherwise assembled, molded, machined or 3D printed without being associated with a unique serial number.

    Require the undersecretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis, in coordination with appropriate federal partners, to annually develop and disseminate a terrorism threat assessment regarding the availability of ghost guns in furtherance of an act of terrorism, including the provision of material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization.

    The bill would require the undersecretary to share the threat assessment with state, local and tribal law enforcement officials.

    It also would define ghost guns as a firearm, including a frame or receiver, that lacks a unique serial number engraved or containing plastic on the frame or receiver, or is otherwise assembled, molded, machined or 3D printed without being associated with a unique serial number.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House by voice vote.
  • May 9, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Homeland Security.Congressional Record p. H3678