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Armor piercing ammunition and the criminal misuse and availability of machineguns and silencers

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

Armor piercing ammunition and the criminal misuse and availability of machineguns and silencers

hearings before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 641 and related bills ... May 17, 24 and June 27, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Bullets -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions.,
    • Bullets -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Machine guns -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Silencers (Firearms) -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .J858 1984g
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 361 p. :
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2343826M
      LC Control Number86601160

        Oppose BATFE’s Expansion of the Federal “Armor Piercing” Ammo Ban and Tell Congress to Act President Obama insisted that if Congress would not enact his gun control agenda, he would do so on.   Licensed dealers may only transfer armor piercing ammunition to a governmental agency if the ammunition was received and maintained by the dealer as part of its business inventory prior to Aug See 18 U.S.C. (e); 27 CFR (e). The GCA defines the .

      2. As used in this chapter, "armor-piercing ammunition" means a projectile or projectile core that may be used in a handgun and that is constructed entirely, excluding the presence of traces of other substances, from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass, beryllium copper or depleted uranium, including but not limited to ammunition commonly known as KTW ammunition.   Federal prosecutors charged an Arizona man Friday with illegally manufacturing and selling armor-piercing bullets after investigators found some of .

      From: [email protected] (JAMES O. BARDWELL) Newsgroups: Subject: Armor Piercing Ammunition Date: 11 Sep Below is my revised article on federal regulation of armor piercing (ap) ammunition. The Crime Bill re-wrote the definition. Does anyone know what brands of ammo were meant to be banned by the new sub-paragraph (ii)?   Armor-piercing (AP) ammunition has a projectile or projectile core constructed entirely from a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass, bronze, beryllium copper, or depleted uranium. The most effective AP bullets are usually confined to rifle bullets, as velocity and range are important factors in AP requirements. Some revolver and pistol ammunition is described as metal piercing.


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Armor piercing ammunition and the criminal misuse and availability of machineguns and silencers by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Armor piercing ammunition and the criminal misuse and availability of machineguns and silencers: hearings before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R.

and related bills. misuse and availability of machinegun s and silencers hearings before the subcommittee on crime of the committee on the judiciary house of representatives ninety-eighth congress second session on h.r.

and related bills armor piercing ammunition and the criminal misuse an d availability of machineguns and silencer s 24 and june   Silencers, Armor-Piercing Bullets: Congress Looks to Roll Back Gun Laws Congress is considering two bills to loosen restrictions on gun silencers.

Things may or may not be clearer once you read how the Federal Government defines AP ammunition in 18 USC sec. (a)(17). Definition (17)(A) The term “ammunition” means ammunition or cartridge cases, primers, bullets, or propellent powder designed for use in any firearm.

(B) The term “armor piercing ammunition” means –. Any rifle ammunition and some handgun ammunition that is not armor piercing will penetrate police bullet resistant vests. Bullet resistant vests are not “armor” in the sense of armor piercing ammunition. Armor piercing bullets are defined more accurately by the composition of the bullet rather than by its penetration.

See "Armor Piercing Ammunition and the Criminal Misuse and Availability of Machineguns and Silencers", Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee of the Judiciary House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, 24 and JSerial No.

G.P.O. page Then there is the military definition of “armor piercing” which is pretty much any ammunition designed to meet a standard in perforating a particular type of armor at a specified distance. Some level III+ steel plates can stop P60 or P80 x51mm, which are actual, military AP ammo type classifications but.

Armor Piercing Ammunition Law and Legal Definition Armor Piercing Ammunition refers to a projectile or projectile core which is used in a handgun. It is usually constructed from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass, bronze, beryllium copper, or depleted uranium.

Firearms Verification Gun Control Act Definitions Ammunition. 18 U.S.C., § (A)(17)(A) The term “Ammunition” means ammunition or cartridge cases, primers, bullets, or propellant powder designed for use in any firearm.

The term shall not include (a) any shotgun shot or pellet not designed for use as the single, complete projectile load for one shotgun hull or casing, nor (b) any.

This is actually a fairly complex legal question on the federal level in the United States. The exact text is important in this case since the US defines armor piercing ammunition not by capability but by physical characteristics.

US Code Title Armor piercing is a bit of a misnomer. Standard ball ammunition used for target practice will penetrate body armor.

Usually what movies will try to pass off as AP rounds, are often hollow points, which is designed to mushroom out to disperse energy (and that allows body armor to stop the round). The information required by this paragraph shall be entered in the proper record book not later than the seventh day following the date of the transaction, and such information shall be recorded under the format prescribed by §except that the name of the manufacturer of a firearm or armor piercing ammunition need not be recorded if.

armor piercing ammunition was readily available to the general public and posed extreme safety risks to police officers when used by criminals.

Over the next several years, Congress debated various bills to both define and limit the availability of ammunition capable of penetrating body armor.

Silencers, Armor-Piercing Bullets: Congress Looks to Roll Back Gun Laws by ALEX SEITZ-WALD WASHINGTON — The day House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shotin June during a congressional baseball practice, his colleagues were supposed to hold a hearing on a bill to make it easier for Americans to buy gun silencers.

That hearing was postponed because of the. The days are growing colder, and soon millions of American hunters will pursue a time-honored tradition. They will load their automatic weapons with armor-piercing bullets, strap on silencers.

A: Yes. Under federal law it is perfectly legal to make, sell and purchase “armor piercing” ammunition as long as you have the proper licensing.

However, there are some nuances to the definition of “armor piercing” ammunition that we’ll explore in this article along with the licensing requirements for making ammunition for sale.

The ATF has declared that "green tip" M “ball ammunition” chambered in mm is now “armor piercing” and can no longer be manufactured, imported, or sold in the United States. By Bob. By Dana Milbank. The days are growing colder, and soon millions of American hunters will pursue a time-honored tradition.

They will load their. And now silencers, armor-piercing bullets and interstate transport of concealed weapons. Silencers have been strictly regulated since The NRA wants to make them easier to obtain, ostensibly.

Furthermore, he stated that the legal commerce in machineguns has no effect on the illegal commerce, and lawfully owned mg's do not pose a risk to law enforcement. (The hearing was titled Armor Piercing Ammunition and the Criminal Misuse and Availability of Machine Guns and Silencers).

After that, appeal to. Armor piercing ammunition does not include any of the following: (i) Shotgun shot that is required by federal law or by a law of this state to be used for hunting purposes.

(ii) A frangible. — An ammunition dealer who had been named a person of interest in connection with the Las Vegas mass shooting was charged in a Nevada federal court .See "Armor Piercing Ammunition and the Criminal Misuse and Availability of Machine guns and Silencers", Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee of the Judiciary House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, 24 and JSerial No.G.P.O.page