A Bill to Reduce Gun Violence in America

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Title of Legislation * A Bill to Reduce Gun Violence in America
Designation * Primary
Date of Congress * 3/17/18
* BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
2 SECTION 1. The United States shall hereby require universal background checks for all gun sales and transfer of ownership for all or any ranged weapon typically designed to pneumatically discharge ammunition (shotgun, assault rifle, semi-automatic, etc).
3 SECTION 2. Under federal law, the minimum age to buy a handgun from a licensed dealer is 21. But the age limit drops to 18 if the gun is being purchased from a private, unlicensed seller.
4 a. The Congress here assembled shall raise that age limit to 21 on all platforms.
5 SECTION 3. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will oversee the implementation of this bill.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School * Achievement First Brooklyn High School

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