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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB4603

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Hate Crimes Prevention Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Hate crimes

Description: Hate Crimes Prevention 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 of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence. It defines "misdemeanor hate crime" as 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. An "enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence" is an enhanced sentence imposed for a misdemeanor that is based, in whole or in part, of 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: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 29, 2016

Link: NA

Sponsors

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75 sponsors: David Cicilline (D); John Conyers (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Robin Kelly (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Henry Johnson (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Michael Honda (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Alan Grayson (D); Barbara Lee (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Eliot Engel (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Joseph Crowley (D); Mark Takano (D); Sean Maloney (D); Charles Rangel (D); Judy Chu (D); Jose Serrano (D); Gwen Moore (D); Karen Bass (D); Cedric Richmond (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Betty McCollum (D); Keith Ellison (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Jackie Speier (D); Don Beyer (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Al Green (D); Mark Pocan (D); Katherine Clark (D); Juan Vargas (D); Niki Tsongas (D); Doris Matsui (D); Mike Thompson (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Alma Adams (D); Elizabeth Esty (D); Brad Sherman (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Eleanor Norton (D); John Larson (D); James McGovern (D); Pete Aguilar (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Sam Farr (D); Mike Quigley (D); Kathy Castor (D); Bobby Rush (D); Joe Courtney (D); William Keating (D); Richard Nolan (D); Ruben Hinojosa (D); Donald Payne (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Sander Levin (D); Paul Tonko (D); Patrick Murphy (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Bennie Thompson (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Lloyd Doggett (D); Lois Frankel (D); Bill Foster (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Gwen Graham (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 17% (75 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 29, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Feb 24, 2016 Introduced in House
House Feb 24, 2016 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H864)
House Feb 24, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 25 2016 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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