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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2648

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Legislation Overview

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

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN02648:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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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)

History
Chamber Date Action
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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 12 2013 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

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