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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3375

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to extend the period during which a firearms licensee is required to wait for a response from the national instant criminal background check system before being allowed to transfer a firearm to a prospective transferee.

Subject: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Crime and law enforcement

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to extend the period during which a firearms licensee is required to wait for a response from the national instant criminal background check system before being allowed to transfer a firearm to a prospective transferee. This bill amends the federal criminal code to lengthen from 3 to 14 business days the submitted background check completion period that must elapse before a licensed gun dealer is permitted to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person whose background check remains incomplete.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 28, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/3375/all-info

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Nita Lowey (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); David Cicilline (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Lois Frankel (D); Barbara Lee (D); Eliot Engel (D); Michael Honda (D); Don Beyer (D); Henry Johnson (D); Jose Serrano (D); Sam Farr (D); Rick Larsen (D); Mark Takai (D); Juan Vargas (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Sep 28, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jul 29, 2015 Introduced in House
House Jul 29, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 7 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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