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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB2841

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Hate crimes: Violent crime

Description: Disarm Hate Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has: (1) been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) received from any court an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence. The term "convicted in any court of a misdemeanor hate crime" means a conviction for a misdemeanor offense that has, as an element, that the conduct was motivated by hate or bias because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability of any person. The term "received from any court an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence" means the imposition of an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor that involves violence and is based, in whole or in part, on conduct motivated by hate or bias because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability of any person.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 19, 2017

Link: NA

Companion Bill: SB1324

Sponsors

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29 sponsors: David Cicilline (D); Eliot Engel (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Mike Quigley (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); William Keating (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); John Conyers (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Dwight Evans (D); Sean Maloney (D); Judy Chu (D); Keith Ellison (D); James Langevin (D); Don Beyer (D); Suzan DelBene (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Kathy Castor (D); Michael Doyle (D); Ted Lieu (D); Jerry McNerney (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 7% (29 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 19, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 8, 2017 Introduced in House
House Jun 8, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 16 2017 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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