Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Life, casualty, property insurance: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to: (1) prohibit the purchase or sale of a firearm unless the purchaser presents proof to the seller and the seller verifies that the purchaser is covered by a qualified liability insurance policy, and (2) require any person who purchases a firearm on or after this Act's effective date to be covered by such a policy. Exempts the purchase or sale of a firearm for use by a federal, state, or local agency. Defines "qualified liability insurance policy" to mean a policy that: (1) provides liability insurance covering the purchaser specifically for losses resulting from use of the firearm while it is owned by the purchaser, and (2) is issued by an insurer licensed or authorized to provide the coverage by the state in which the purchaser resides.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: June 16, 2015
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17 sponsors: Carolyn Maloney (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Niki Tsongas (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Katherine Clark (D); Charles Rangel (D); James McGovern (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Mark Takano (D); Keith Ellison (D); Nita Lowey (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Eliot Engel (D); Mike Quigley (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Luis Gutierrez (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (17 of 435)
|House||Jun 16, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||May 21, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||May 21, 2015||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E775)|
|House||May 21, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||May 29 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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