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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2898

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Secure Background Checks Act of 2023

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a person who fails to meet age and residential requirements from shipping, transporting, possessing, or receiving firearms and ammunition, to increase the penalties for transfer of a firearm to any person who is under indictment, and for other purposes.

Session: 118th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: April 26, 2023



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'.

18 sponsors: Joseph Neguse (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Robin Kelly (D); Luis Correa (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Andre Carson (D); Melanie Stansbury (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Henry Johnson (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Linda Sanchez (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Ted Lieu (D); Glenn Ivey (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Jahana Hayes (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (18 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 26, 2023 Introduced in House
House Apr 26, 2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 5 2023 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: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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