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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB378

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Responsible Body Armor Possession Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Responsible Body Armor Possession Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor, except: (1) by or under the authority of the United States or any state or political subdivision, or (2) enhanced body armor that was lawfully possessed before the effective date of this Act. Defines "enhanced body armor" to mean body armor, including a helmet or shield, the ballistic resistance of which meets or exceeds the ballistic performance of Type III armor, determined using National Institute of Justice Standard-0101.06.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 5, 2015

Link: NA

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Michael Honda; Julia Brownley; Danny Davis; Alcee Hastings; Robin Kelly; Barbara Lee; Eric Swalwell;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (7 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 5, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 14, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 25 2015 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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