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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1914

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Legislation Overview

Title: Preventing Victims of Stalking Act of 2013

Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Crime prevention: Crime victims: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Preventing Victims of Stalking Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person: (1) is subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening any individual (currently, an intimate partner of such person or child of such partner or person), or engaging in other conduct that would place any individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury; or (2) has been convicted in any court of stalking. Prohibits any such person from shipping or transporting any firearm or ammunition in interstate commerce, possessing any firearm or ammunition in or affecting commerce, or receiving any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 14, 2013

Link: NA

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Hahn, Janice; Bass, Karen; Clark, Katherine M.; Clarke, Yvette D.; Davis, Susan A.; Frankel, Lois; Johnson, Eddie Bernice; Lee, Barbara; Lewis, John; Lowenthal, Alan S.; Maloney, Carolyn B.; Napolitano, Grace F.; Pocan, Mark; Roybal-Allard, Lucille; Speier, Jackie;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jun 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House May 9, 2013 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E634)
House May 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 14 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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