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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1143

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Legislation Overview

Title: Federal Correctional Workers Safety Act of 2013

Subject: Correctional facilities and imprisonment: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Law enforcement officers: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Federal Correctional Workers Safety Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to: (1) ensure that each prison facility provides a secure firearms storage area for use by all employees who are authorized to carry a firearm, or (2) allow such employees to store their firearm in a Bureau-approved vehicle lockbox.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN01143:@@@L&summ2=m&


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12 sponsors: Stockman, Steve; Burgess, Michael C.; Coble, Howard; Cole, Tom; Duncan, Jeff; Griffith, H. Morgan; Holding, George; Lankford, James; Lucas, Frank D.; McKinley, David B.; Nugent, Richard; Thompson, Glenn;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (12 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Mar 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 19 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

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