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Thread #116335   Message #2497913
Posted By: bobad
19-Nov-08 - 04:15 PM
Thread Name: BS: Gun ban - yep already
Subject: RE: BS: Gun ban - yep already
If anyone bothered to read kat's link, the definition lies therein:

DEFINITION OF SEMIAUTOMATIC ASSAULT WEAPON- Section 921(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding after paragraph (29) the following:

    �(30) The term �semiautomatic assault weapon� means--

          �(A) any of the firearms, or copies or duplicates of the firearms in any caliber, known as--

                �(i) Norinco, Mitchell, and Poly Technologies Avtomat Kalashnikovs (all models);

                �(ii) Action Arms Israeli Military Industries UZI and Galil;

                �(iii) Beretta Ar70 (SC-70);

                �(iv) Colt AR-15;

                �(v) Fabrique National FN/FAL, FN/LAR, and FNC;

                �(vi) SWD M-10, M-11, M-11/9, and M-12;

                �(vii) Steyr AUG;

                �(viii) INTRATEC TEC-9, TEC-DC9 and TEC-22; and

                �(ix) revolving cylinder shotguns, such as (or similar to) the Street Sweeper and Striker 12;

          �(B) a semiautomatic rifle that has an ability to accept a detachable magazine and has at least 2 of--

                �(i) a folding or telescoping stock;

                �(ii) a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon;

                �(iii) a bayonet mount;

                �(iv) a flash suppressor or threaded barrel designed to accommodate a flash suppressor; and

                �(v) a grenade launcher;

          �(C) a semiautomatic pistol that has an ability to accept a detachable magazine and has at least 2 of--

                �(i) an ammunition magazine that attaches to the pistol outside of the pistol grip;

                �(ii) a threaded barrel capable of accepting a barrel extender, flash suppressor, forward handgrip, or silencer;

                �(iii) a shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel and that permits the shooter to hold the firearm with the nontrigger hand without being burned;

                �(iv) a manufactured weight of 50 ounces or more when the pistol is unloaded; and

                �(v) a semiautomatic version of an automatic firearm; and

          �(D) a semiautomatic shotgun that has at least 2 of--

                �(i) a folding or telescoping stock;

                �(ii) a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon;

                �(iii) a fixed magazine capacity in excess of 5 rounds; and

                �(iv) an ability to accept a detachable magazine.�.