Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals.
Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement
Description: 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: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: September 13, 2013
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23 sponsors: Robin Kelly; Beatty, Joyce; Brown, Corrine; Christensen, Donna M.; Clarke, Yvette D.; Clay, Wm. Lacy; Clyburn, James E.; Courtney, Joe; Edwards, Donna F.; Ellison, Keith; Farr, Sam; Fudge, Marcia L.; Hastings, Alcee L.; Himes, James A.; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Jeffries, Hakeem S.; Johnson, Eddie Bernice; Meeks, Gregory W.; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Payne, Donald, Jr.; Rangel, Charles B.; Veasey, Marc A.; Wilson, Frederica S.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (23 of 435)
|House||Sep 13, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jul 25, 2013||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5053)|
|House||Jul 10, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jul 12 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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