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Passed Federal Gun Legislation HJR40

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Legislation Overview

Title: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Congressional oversight: Criminal justice information and records: Disability and paralysis: Disability assistance: Firearms and explosives: Mental health: Poverty and welfare assistance: Social Security Administration: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007. rule finalized by the Social Security Administration on December 19, 2016. The rule implements a plan to provide to the National Instant Criminal History Background Check System the name of an individual who meets certain criteria, including that benefit payments are made through a representative payee because the individual is determined to be mentally incapable of managing them. (Current law prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and purchase or possession by a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective.)

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Became Public Law No: 115-8. (TXT | PDF)

Last Action Date: February 28, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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121 sponsors: Sam Johnson (R); Ralph Abraham (D); Bill Flores (R); Steve King (R); David McKinley (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Robert Wittman (R); Joe Wilson (R); David Roe (R); Pete Olson (R); David Rouzer (R); Bruce Poliquin (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Tom McClintock (R); Luke Messer (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Walter Jones (R); Robert Aderholt (R); Mike Kelly (R); Adrian Smith (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Michael McCaul (R); Trent Franks (R); Charles Fleischmann (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); John Moolenaar (R); Randy Hultgren (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Mark Meadows (R); Randy Weber (R); Lamar Smith (R); Dave Brat (R); Brian Babin (R); French Hill (R); Ted Yoho (R); Jason Smith (R); Garland Barr (R); Gary Palmer (R); Gregg Harper (R); David Schweikert (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Rick Allen (R); Kenny Marchant (R); Morgan Griffith (R); Andy Harris (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Jody Arrington (R); Billy Long (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Diane Black (R); Michael Burgess (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Tom Emmer (R); Martha McSally (D); Mo Brooks (R); James Renacci (R); Jeb Hensarling (R); Blake Farenthold (R); Don Young (R); Richard Hudson (R); Marsha Blackburn (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); Jody Hice (R); Doug Collins (R); Bradley Byrne (R); Tom Cole (R); Michael Conaway (R); Thomas Rooney (R); Thomas Massie (R); John Ratcliffe (R); Joe Barton (R); Kristi Noem (R); Robert Latta (R); Barry Loudermilk (R); Chris Collins (R); John Carter (R); Evan Jenkins (R); Rob Bishop (R); Clay Higgins (R); Paul Gosar (R); Tom Marino (R); Collin Peterson (D); Duncan Hunter (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Patrick Tiberi (R); Lou Barletta (R); Pete Sessions (R); Louie Gohmert (R); Ted Poe (R); Jim Banks (R); Mac Thornberry (R); Tom Reed (R); Austin Scott (R); Will Hurd (R); Mike Bost (R); Brett Guthrie (R); Roger Williams (R); Eric Crawford (R); Bill Posey (R); Devin Nunes (R); George Holding (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Virginia Foxx (R); Robert Pittenger (R); John Culberson (R); Tom Graves (R); Bill Johnson (R); Peter Roskam (R); Keith Rothfus (R); Liz Cheney (R); Raul Labrador (R); Steve Russell (R); Kay Granger (R); Paul Mitchell (R); Bill Shuster (R); Paul Cook (R); Mia Love (R); Steve Scalise (R); Mark Amodei (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 28% (121 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 28, 2017 Signed by President.
Senate Feb 28, 2017 Became Public Law No: 115-8. (TXT | PDF)
Senate Feb 16, 2017 Presented to President.
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1167-1169)
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 43. Record Vote Number: 66.
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Senate Feb 14, 2017 Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S1142-1157)
Senate Feb 14, 2017 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Senate Feb 2, 2017 Received in the Senate, read twice.
House Feb 2, 2017 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 235 - 180 (Roll no. 77). (text: CR H895)
House Feb 2, 2017 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 71. (consideration: CR H894-907)
House Feb 2, 2017 Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 41 and H.J. Res. 40. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.J.Res. 40 and H.J.Res. 41. All points of order against consideration are waived for both joint resolutions.
House Feb 2, 2017 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 40.
House Feb 2, 2017 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H907)
House Feb 2, 2017 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 40, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
House Feb 2, 2017 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H916-917)
House Feb 2, 2017 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Feb 1, 2017 Rule H. Res. 71 passed House.
House Jan 30, 2017 Introduced in House
House Jan 30, 2017 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 71 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 41 and H.J. Res. 40. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.J.Res. 40 and H.J.Res. 41. All points of order against consideration are waived for both joint resolutions.
House Jan 30, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 30, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Enrolled Feb 15 2017 federal link bill text
Engrossed Feb 3 2017 federal link bill text
Introduced Jan 31 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:

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Votes

On Passage

On the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 40

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