To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION.
(a) In General.--Section 926A of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: ``Sec. 926A. Interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition ``(a) Notwithstanding any provision of any law, rule, or regulation of a State or any political subdivision thereof: ``(1) A person who is not prohibited by this chapter from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm or ammunition shall be entitled to transport a firearm for any lawful purpose from any place where the person may lawfully possess, carry, or transport the firearm to any other such place if, during the transportation, the firearm is unloaded, and-- ``(A) if the transportation is by motor vehicle, the firearm is not directly accessible from the passenger compartment of the vehicle, and, if the vehicle is without a compartment separate from the passenger compartment, the firearm is in a locked container other than the glove compartment or console, or is secured by a secure gun storage or safety device; or ``(B) if the transportation is by other means, the firearm is in a locked container or secured by a secure gun storage or safety device. ``(2) A person who is not prohibited by this chapter from possessing, transporting, shipping,...