PUBLIC LAW 99-308—MAY 19, 1986
100 STAT. 451
"(24) The terms 'firearm silencer' and 'firearm muffler' mean any device for silencing, muffling, or diminishing the report of a portable firearm, including any combination of parts, designed or redesigned, and intended for use in assembling or fabricating a firearm silencer or firearm muffler, and any part intended only for use in such assembly or fabrication.". SEC. 102. AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 922.
Section 922 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) so that paragraph (1) of subsection (a) reads as follows: "(1) for any person— "(A) except a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer, to engage in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms, or in the course of such business to ship, transport, or receive any firearm in interstate or foreign commerce; or "(B) except a licensed importer or licensed manufacturer, to engage in the business of importing or manufacturing ammunition, or in the course of such business, to ship, transport, or receive any ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce;"; (2) in subsection (a)(2)— (A) by striking out "or ammunition"; and (B) by striking out "or licensed dealer for the sole purpose of repair or customizing;" and inserting in lieu thereof "licensed dealer, or licensed collector;"; (3) in subsection (a)(3), by striking out "(B)" and all that follows through "(b)(3) of this section," and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(B) shall not apply to the transportation or receipt of a firearm obtained in conformity with subsection (b)(3) of this section,"; (4) in subsection (b)— (A) in paragraph (2), by striking out "or ammunition" each place it appears; (B) in paragraph (3), by striking out "(A)" and all that follows through "intrastate transactions other than at the licensee's business premises," and inserting in lieu thereof "(A) shall not apply to the sale or delivery of any rifle or shotgun to a resident of a State other than a State in which the licensee's place of business is located if the transferee meets in person with the transferor to accomplish the transfer, and the sale, delivery, and receipt fully comply with the legal conditions of sale in both such States (and any licensed manufacturer, importer or dealer shall be presumed, for purposes of this subparagraph, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, to have had actual knowledge of the State laws and published ordinances of both States),"; (C) in paragraph (3), by inserting "and" before "(B)"; (D) in paragraph (3), by striking out ", and (C)" and all that follows through the end of such paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon; and (E) in paragraph (5), by striking out "or ammunition except.22 caliber rimfire ammunition" and inserting "or armor-piercing ammunition" in lieu thereof; (5) in subsection (d)—
Law enforcement and crime. Commerce and trade.