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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB5662

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Legislation Overview

Title: To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm issued by the agency.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Firearms and explosives: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Violent crime

Description: To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm issued by the agency.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 20, 2016

Link: NA

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Michael Burgess (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Frank Guinta (R); John Duncan (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (4 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 20, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jul 7, 2016 Introduced in House
House Jul 7, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 12 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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