S 1555 IS

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1555

To express the policy of the United States with respect to the adherence by the United States to global standards in the transfer of small arms and light weapons, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 16, 2001

Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself, Mr. LEAHY, and Mr. AKAKA) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations


A BILL

To express the policy of the United States with respect to the adherence by the United States to global standards in the transfer of small arms and light weapons, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

March 2001, the Protocol on Illicit Firearms Trafficking to the United Nations Transnational Organized Crime Convention.

SEC. 3. STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 4. DECLARATIONS OF POLICY.

SEC. 5. INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS.

SEC. 6. CONGRESSIONAL NOTIFICATION; SEMIANNUAL REPORTS.

SEC. 7. REGISTRY OF SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS SERIAL NUMBERS.

SEC. 8. ANNUAL REPORT ON ARMS BROKERING.

SEC. 9. ANNUAL REPORT ON INVESTIGATIONS OF THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS.

SEC. 10. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 11. DEFINITIONS.

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