Title: Crime Gun Tracing Act
Subject: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Crime Gun Tracing Act Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to direct the Attorney General, in awarding public safety and community policing (COPS ON THE BEAT) grants, to give preferential consideration to an applicant that has reported all firearms recovered during the previous 12 months at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for the purpose of tracing. Requires each application for a COPS grant to specify: (1) whether the applicant recovered any firearms at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation during the 12 months before the submission of the application; (2) the number of such firearms recovered; (3) the number of such firearms reported to the Bureau, or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for tracing; and (4) the reason why any such firearms were not so reported.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: May 15, 2015
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10 sponsors: Robin Kelly (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Charles Rangel (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Alma Adams (D); Bonnie Coleman (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (10 of 435)
|House||May 15, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Apr 16, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Apr 16, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Apr 28 2015||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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