Al Franken on The Second Amendment

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

Amendment - Gun carry on Amtrak

In April of 2009, the Senate voted on an amendment to ensure that law abiding Amtrak passengers are allowed to securely transport firearms in their checked baggage. Al Franken voted against the amendment to allow citizens to transport firearms on Amtrak.

Al Franken voted against the amendment to allow citizens to transport firearms on Amtrak.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-112; Bill Number-S 32; Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for its lawful possession within the United States on or before the date of this Act's enactment; and (2) the importation or bringing into the United States of such a device. Sets forth exceptions to such ban. Sets penalties for violations. Requires a large capacity ammunition feeding device manufactured after this Act's enactment to be identified by a serial number that clearly shows that the device was manufactured after enactment and such other identification as the Attorney General may prescribe.

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