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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB226

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals Act

Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals Act 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) has been convicted of a crime of violence in the previous 10 years; (2) is under age 25 and has been adjudicated as having committed an offense that would have been a crime of violence if committed by an adult; (3) has been convicted on 2 separate occasions in any period of 3 consecutive years in the last 10 of an offense that has the possession or distribution of alcohol or a controlled substance as an element; or (4) has been convicted of stalking. Prohibits any such person from: (1) shipping or transporting in interstate or foreign commerce, or possessing in or affecting commerce, any firearm or ammunition; or (2) receiving any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: February 2, 2015



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'.

54 sponsors: Robin Kelly (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Donna Edwards (D); Karen Bass (D); Judy Chu (D); Mike Quigley (D); Charles Rangel (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Marc Veasey (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Keith Ellison (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Betty McCollum (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); William Keating (D); Janice Hahn (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Barbara Lee (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Cedric Richmond (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Andre Carson (D); Jose Serrano (D); Brendan Boyle (D); James McGovern (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Tulsi Gabbard (D); Juan Vargas (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Steve Cohen (D); Michael Capuano (D); Michael Honda (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Stacey Plaskett (D); Tim Ryan (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Robert Scott (D); Julia Brownley (D); Katherine Clark (D); John Yarmuth (D); Mark Takano (D); Adam Schiff (D); Paul Tonko (D); Seth Moulton (D); Eliot Engel (D); Kathy Castor (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 12% (54 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 2, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 8, 2015 Introduced in House
House Jan 8, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 15 2015 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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