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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2786

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Jake Laird Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative remedies: Crime prevention: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Mental health: Violent crime

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice to make grants to states to implement laws that authorize a law enforcement officer to seize firearms from a person if there is probable cause to believe the person is dangerous.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/2786/all-info


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8 sponsors: Susan Brooks (R); Theodore Deutch (D); Fred Upton (R); Debbie Dingell (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Andre Carson (D); Derek Kilmer (D); Dean Phillips (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (8 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 26, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House May 16, 2019 Introduced in House
House May 16, 2019 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3851)
House May 16, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 4 2019 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, and Homeland Security

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