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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB2405

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Legislation Overview

Title: Firearm Recidivist Sentencing Act of 2013

Subject: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Violent crime

Description: Firearm Recidivist Sentencing Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code, with respect to additional penalties for using or carrying a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime, to: (1) modify the penalty to require an additional prison term of not more than 5 years, not more than 7 years if the firearm is brandished, and not more than 10 years if the firearm is discharged (currently, not less than 5, 7, or 10 years respectively); (2) allow a prison term for any term of years (currently, minimum mandatory term of 25 years) for a person who has a prior conviction that has become final; (3) require an additional prison term of not more than 15 years (currently, not less than 15 years) for using, carrying, or possessing armor piercing ammunition during the commission of a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime; and (4) eliminate the death penalty for cases in which the use of such ammunition results in a death.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 15, 2013

Link: NA

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Scott, Robert C. "Bobby"; Conyers, John, Jr.; Lofgren, Zoe;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 17, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 22 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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