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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1769

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Subject:

Description: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1769/all-info

Sponsors

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20 sponsors: Mike Quigley (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Eric Swalwell (D); Mario Diaz-Balart (R); Bill Pascrell (D); Nicholas Taylor (R); Theodore Deutch (D); Don Bacon (R); Eleanor Norton (D); Anthony Gonzalez (R); Thomas Suozzi (D); Andrew Garbarino (R); Carolyn Maloney (D); Gus Bilirakis (R); Veronica Escobar (D); Steve Stivers (R); Luis Correa (D); Mike Thompson (D); John Rutherford (R); Sylvia Garcia (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (20 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 10, 2021 Introduced in House
House Mar 10, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Text of this law has not been released yet
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

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