Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2013
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Life, casualty, property insurance: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to: (1) prohibit the purchase or sale of a firearm unless the purchaser presents proof to the seller and the seller verifies that the purchaser is covered by a qualified liability insurance policy, and (2) require any person who purchases a firearm on or after this Act's effective date to be covered by such a policy. Exempts the purchase or sale of a firearm for use by a federal, state, or local agency. Defines "qualified liability insurance policy" to mean a policy that: (1) provides liability insurance covering the purchaser specifically for losses resulting from use of the firearm while it is owned by the purchaser, and (2) is issued by an insurer licensed or authorized to provide the coverage by the state in which the purchaser resides.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Last Action Date: April 15, 2013
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10 sponsors: Maloney, Carolyn B.; Blumenauer, Earl; Capuano, Michael E.; Ellison, Keith; Lynch, Stephen F.; Moran, James P.; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Rush, Bobby L.; Tsongas, Niki; Waxman, Henry A.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (10 of 435)
|House||Apr 15, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.|
|House||Mar 21, 2013||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E370)|
|House||Mar 21, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 30 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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