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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB2161

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both. The U.S. Sentencing Commission must review and, if appropriate, amend the sentencing guidelines and policy statements that apply to persons convicted of trafficking in firearms.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: November 27, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Kirsten Gillibrand (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Nov 27, 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 29 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: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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