Title: Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2017
Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a crime. Specifically, it prohibits: purchasing or transferring a firearm with the intent to deliver it to a prohibited person; providing false or misleading material information in connection with a firearm purchase or transfer; and directing, promoting, or facilitating such prohibited conduct. The prohibition does not apply to a firearm lawfully acquired to give as a gift or lawfully received as a gift. A person who commits a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 20 years (or 25 years if such person also acted as an organizer). A person who conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 10 years. 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: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: March 21, 2017
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85 sponsors: Carolyn Maloney (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Patrick Meehan (R); Peter King (R); Robin Kelly (D); Daniel Donovan (R); Eleanor Norton (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Mark Takano (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Katherine Clark (D); Niki Tsongas (D); John Garamendi (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Michelle Lujan Grisham (D); Michael Capuano (D); Jackie Speier (D); James Langevin (D); Daniel Lipinski (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Gwen Moore (D); Keith Ellison (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Jose Serrano (D); David Cicilline (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Mark Pocan (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Mike Quigley (D); Frank Pallone (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Donald Payne (D); Steve Cohen (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); John Conyers (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Robert Brady (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Jamie Raskin (D); John Yarmuth (D); Joseph Crowley (D); James McGovern (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); William Keating (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Ro Khanna (D); Ann Kuster (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Adam Smith (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Joseph Kennedy (D); Susan Davis (D); Betty McCollum (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Adam Schiff (D); Juan Vargas (D); Lacy Clay (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Darren Soto (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Norma Torres (D); Jacky Rosen (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Doris Matsui (D); Raul Ruiz (D); Dwight Evans (D); Albio Sires (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Donald Norcross (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Eliot Engel (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Grace Meng (D); Conor Lamb (D); Joseph Morelle (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 20% (85 of 435)
|House||Mar 21, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Mar 9, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Mar 9, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 17 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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