Title: Preventing Victims of Stalking Act of 2013
Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Crime prevention: Crime victims: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Preventing Victims of Stalking Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person: (1) is subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening any individual (currently, an intimate partner of such person or child of such partner or person), or engaging in other conduct that would place any individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury; or (2) has been convicted in any court of stalking. Prohibits any such person from shipping or transporting any firearm or ammunition in interstate commerce, possessing any firearm or ammunition in or affecting commerce, or receiving any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: June 14, 2013
Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.
15 sponsors: Hahn, Janice; Bass, Karen; Clark, Katherine M.; Clarke, Yvette D.; Davis, Susan A.; Frankel, Lois; Johnson, Eddie Bernice; Lee, Barbara; Lewis, John; Lowenthal, Alan S.; Maloney, Carolyn B.; Napolitano, Grace F.; Pocan, Mark; Roybal-Allard, Lucille; Speier, Jackie;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)
|House||Jun 14, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||May 9, 2013||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E634)|
|House||May 9, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||May 14 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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