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Ted Deutch

Serving Florida's 22nd District

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Reps. Deutch, Wasserman Schultz, Schneider & Maloney Introduce Bill to Block 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints

Washington, DC | Aug 3, 2018

Today, U.S. Representatives Ted Deutch (FL-22), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Brad Schneider (IL-10), and Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) introduced legislation to block the online publication of files that include automatic instructions used to make fully functional firearms using 3-D printers. 3D-printed guns are fully-functioning firearms that can be made of metal or plastic using a 3D printer. Guns printed using plastic can be virtually undetectable when carried through a metal detector or past security screening checkpoints. Despite the State Department’s argument and a longstanding ban that has prohibited Americans from publishing such files online, the U.S. Justice Department decided to abruptly settle a lawsuit last month that will allow people to start posting blueprints for 3D-printe...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
7/26 H.R. 5515 Yea
7/26 H.Res. 1027 Nay
7/25 H.R. 6199 Nay
7/25 H.R. 6311 No
7/25 H.R. 6311 Yea
7/25 H.R. 5864 Yea
7/25 S.Amdt. 1182 Yea
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