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BREAKING: House Passes Bill MANDATING Transfer of ALL US Army M1911 Handguns to the CMP

The United States House of Representatives has just passed their version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and included within it is a provision that will mandate the release of all M1911 handguns currently in US Army inventory to the Civilian Marksmanship Program, for distribution to eligible US civilians. The new bill would overwrite the 2016 NDAA, which allowed for the release of 10,000 of the pistols, but did not mandate it. The text of Section 1064 of the 2018 NDAA is as follows:
SEC. 1064. TRANSFER OF SURPLUS FIREARMS TO CORPORATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF RIFLE PRACTICE AND FIREARMS SAFETY.
(a) In General.-Section 40728(h) of title 36, United States Code, is amended-
(1) by striking "(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary may transfer" and inserting "The Secretary shall transfer";
(2) by striking "The Secretary shall determine a reasonable schedule for the transfer of such surplus pistols."; and
(3) by striking paragraph (2).
(b) Termination Of Pilot Program.-Section 1087 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (Public Law 114-92; 129 Stat. 1012) is amended by striking subsections (b) and (c).
 

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Now get on the email, phone and paper to Senators to get them onboard, preferably as a Co-Sponsor of the bill over there.

Nemo
 

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That's great news.
I'd be even happier if there were some kind of federal program to give these guns away to people who don't currently own any firearms, but are qualified, and want one, and promise to keep it without selling it for at least 10 years .
 

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Here is a video showing the manufacturing by Union Switch and Signal. I'd like to have one of these old guns.
 

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I heard the starting price will be about $1000 each. Really, for old surplus guns?
 

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I heard the starting price will be about $1000 each. Really, for old surplus guns?
Supply and demand... everyone and their cousin is going to want one.
 

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That's great news.
I'd be even happier if there were some kind of federal program to give these guns away to people who don't currently own any firearms, but are qualified, and want one, and promise to keep it without selling it for at least 10 years .
Hell yes! I lost all my guns in a boating accident recently. Last summer too...
 

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I wish I knew where you guys do your boating. I had to sell all mine for med bills, scripts and the like over the past few years. But I can still swim!

Nemo
 
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