Title: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2019
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Assault and harassment offenses: Congressional oversight: Crime victims: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives: Government studies and investigations: Law enforcement administration and funding: State and local government operations: Violent crime
Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for state and local governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domestic violence protective order. Additionally, the bill sets forth the following requirements: the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) must report to Congress on best practices for implementing such procedures, the NIJ must contract with nongovernmental entities to study the comparative effectiveness of such procedures, and DOJ must submit federal legislative recommendations in accordance with the best practices.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: March 25, 2019
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35 sponsors: Eric Swalwell (D); Steve Cohen (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Gil Cisneros (D); Katherine Clark (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Charlie Crist (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Debra Haaland (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Joseph Kennedy (D); Ro Khanna (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Grace Meng (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); Tim Ryan (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Darren Soto (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Sean Casten (D); Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D); Anthony Brown (D); David Cicilline (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Lucy McBath (D); Robin Kelly (D); Kathy Castor (D); Harley Rouda (D); Chellie Pingree (D); James Himes (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 8% (35 of 435)
|House||Mar 25, 2019||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||Feb 14, 2019||Introduced in House|
|House||Feb 14, 2019||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 2 2019||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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