Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2017
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades
Description: Background Check Completion Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person if a submitted background check remains incomplete after three business days.)
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Last Action Date: March 14, 2018
Companion Bill: HB3464
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23 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Richard Durbin (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Robert Menendez (D); Jack Reed (D); Tim Kaine (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Cory Booker (D); Edward Markey (D); Christopher Coons (D); Robert Casey (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Ron Wyden (D); Kamala Harris (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Margaret Hassan (D); Patty Murray (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 23% (23 of 100)
|Senate||Mar 14, 2018||Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.|
|Senate||Oct 5, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Oct 11 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
There have not been any votes on this bill
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