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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB1290

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Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013

Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Crime prevention: Domestic violence and child abuse: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to revise the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner and any other person similarly situated to a spouse who is protected by the domestic or family violence laws of the state or tribal jurisdiction in which the injury occurred or where the victim resides; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include the use or attempted use of physical force or a deadly weapon by a current or former intimate partner. Prohibits: (1) the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and (2) the shipment or possession of a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, or the receipt of a firearm or ammunition that has been transported in interstate or foreign commerce, by an individual who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.

Last Action Date: July 30, 2014

Link: NA

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Klobuchar, Amy; Hirono, Mazie K.;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 30, 2014 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Senate Jul 11, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 16 2013 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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