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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2546

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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



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'.

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)

Chamber Date Action
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.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 29 2015 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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