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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HR289

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 114th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Health care quality: Mental health: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking

Description: Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) gun violence is a public health issue; and (2) Congress should expand enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improve the mental health system, and make gun trafficking and straw purchasing a federal crime.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 16, 2015

Link: NA

Sponsors

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24 sponsors: Alan Lowenthal; Earl Blumenauer; Lois Capps; Judy Chu; David Cicilline; Yvette Clarke; Donna Edwards; Keith Ellison; Elizabeth Esty; Raul Grijalva; Alcee Hastings; Michael Honda; Robin Kelly; Stephen Lynch; Mark Pocan; Mike Quigley; Charles Rangel; Kathleen Rice; Bobby Rush; Adam Schiff; Eric Swalwell; Mike Thompson; Chris Van Hollen; John Yarmuth;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (24 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jun 16, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 5, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Jun 2, 2015 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jun 2, 2015 Referred to House Judiciary
House Jun 2, 2015 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 3 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: Energy And Commerce

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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