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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB810

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Citizenship and naturalization: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Currency: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Immigration status and procedures: Organized crime: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Violent crime

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish stand-alone criminal offenses for trafficking in firearms and straw purchasing of firearms. The bill expands the categories of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition) to include persons who intend: (1) to sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to a prohibited person, (2) to sell or transfer a firearm to further a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense, or (3) to unlawfully export. It increases the maximum prison term for the sale or transfer of a firearm to or the receipt or possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. The bill revises the existing prohibition on transferring a firearm knowing that it will be used to commit a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of the prohibition and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. The bill also revises the existing prohibition on smuggling a firearm into the United States with the intent to unlawfully import or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of the prohibition and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. Finally, the bill makes it a crime to smuggle a firearm or ammunition out of the United States, or conspire or attempt to do so, with the intent to unlawfully export or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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19 sponsors: Bobby Rush (D); Danny Davis (D); Robin Kelly (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Steve Cohen (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Henry Johnson (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Norma Torres (D); Mike Quigley (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); David Cicilline (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Dwight Evans (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (19 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 2, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Feb 1, 2017 Introduced in House
House Feb 1, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 9 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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