US (United States) Code. Title 15. Chapter 18: Transportation of firearms

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15 USC CHAPTER 18 - TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS 01/06/03

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TITLE 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

CHAPTER 18 - TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS

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CHAPTER 18 - TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS

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15 USC Sec. 901 to 910 01/06/03

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TITLE 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

CHAPTER 18 - TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS

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Sec. 901 to 910. Repealed. Pub. L. 90-351, title IV, Sec. 906, June

19, 1968, 82 Stat. 234

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Section 901, acts June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 1, 52 Stat. 1250;

Aug. 6, 1939, ch. 500, 53 Stat. 1222; Mar. 10, 1947, ch. 15, 61

Stat. 11; Oct. 3, 1961, Pub. L. 87-342, Sec. 1, 75 Stat. 757,

defined in pars. (1) to (7) the terms ''person'', ''interstate or

foreign commerce'', ''firearm'', ''manufacturer'', ''dealer'',

''fugitive from justice'', and ''ammunition''. See section

921(a)(1) to (3), (9), (10), (11), (14), and (16) of Title 18,

Crimes and Criminal Procedure, respectively.

Section 902, acts June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 2, 52 Stat. 1250;

Oct. 3, 1961, Pub. L. 87-342, Sec. 2, 75 Stat. 757, prohibited

certain enumerated acts, including transporting, shipping, or

receiving firearms or ammunition in commerce, subsecs. (a), (d) to

(i) of which are covered in section 922(a)(1), (c), (e) to (i) of

Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, respectively, such

subsecs. (d) to (i) also being covered generally in section 922(d)

and such subsec. (i) in section 923(f), the presumption from

possession rule of subsecs. (f) and (i) being omitted, and subsecs.

(b) and (c) of which prohibited receipt with knowledge that

transportation or shipment was in violation of former subsec. (a)

or that the transportation or shipment was to a person without a

license where State laws require prospective purchaser to exhibit a

license to licensed manufacturer or dealer, respectively.

Section 903, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 3, 52 Stat. 1251,

provided for licenses to transport, ship, or receive firearms or

ammunition. For subsecs. (a), (b), and (d), see sections 923(a),

(b), 922(b)(5), (k), 923(d), (f) of Title 18, respectively.

Section 904, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 4, 52 Stat. 1252,

excepted certain persons from the provisions of the chapter. See

section 925(a) of Title 18.

Section 905, acts June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 5, 52 Stat. 1252;

Feb. 7, 1950, ch. 2, 64 Stat. 3, prescribed penalties for

violations. See section 924(a) and (c) of Title 18.

Section 906, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 6, 52 Stat. 1252,

provided for effective date of chapter 18. Similar provisions are

set out as a note under section 921 of Title 18.

Section 907, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 7, 52 Stat. 1252,

authorized rules and regulations. See section 926 of Title 18.

Section 908, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 8, 52 Stat. 1252,

contained separability clause. See section 928 of Title 18.

Section 909, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 9, 52 Stat. 1252,

provided for the Federal Firearms Act as the short title for

chapter 18.

Section 910, act June 30, 1938, ch. 850, Sec. 10, as added Sept.

15, 1965, Pub. L. 89-184, 79 Stat. 788, provided for relief from

disabilities resulting from conviction, application of provisions,

public interest, and publication in Federal Register. See section

925(c) of Title 18.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after June 19, 1968, except that valid

license issued thereunder shall not terminate until expiration

according to terms of license unless sooner revoked or terminated

pursuant to applicable law, see section 907 of Pub. L. 90-351, set

out as a note under section 921 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal

Procedure.

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