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house Bill H.R. 2674

Gun Theft Prevention Act

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Title

Gun Theft Prevention Act

Official Title

To enhance safety and security at federally licensed gun shops, and for other purposes.

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
    IntroducedMay 10th, 2019
    It is sensible to mandate some basic requirements to ensure thefts are trackable
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    This bill would require the attorney general to develop rules to ensure that gun stores are fortified against theft. The regulations would mandate the use of locked metal cabinets and safes, surveillance cameras and alarm systems, and short posts — known as bollards — staked outside to prevent thieves from ramming a car through the storefront. Frequent violators could be fined up to $20,000 and forced to close. “This is a way to cut off a significant supply of stolen guns from getting out on the streets,”
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