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 penaltiesâ€”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
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1 sponsors: Kirsten Gillibrand (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)
|Senate||Nov 27, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Nov 29 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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