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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1177

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Legislation Overview

Title: Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Crime prevention: Crimes against women: Domestic violence and child abuse: Evidence and witnesses: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to modify the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner of a person (replacing language including an individual who cohabitates or has cohabitated with the person); and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include an offense that has, as an element, the use of physical force or a deadly weapon by a dating partner or former dating partner. Extends the prohibition against the shipment, transport, possession, or receipt of a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce to: (1) a person who is subject to a court order issued after a hearing (eliminating the requirements that the person received actual notice of and had an opportunity to participate in the hearing) with respect to a court order restraining the person from harassing, stalking, threatening, or placing in reasonable fear of bodily injury an intimate partner, a child of such intimate partner or person, a family member even if such member had never cohabited with such person, an individual who cohabitates or has cohabitated with the person, or an elderly or dependent adult; (2) a person restrained by a court order issued at the request of an employer on behalf of its employee or at the request of an institution of higher education on behalf of its student; and (3) a court order that restrains such a person from intimidating or dissuading a witness from testifying in court.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.

Last Action Date: April 15, 2013

Link: NA

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Capps, Lois;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Mar 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 21 2013 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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