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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3404

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019

Subject: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Sales and excise taxes: State and local government operations: Crime and law enforcement

Description: To amend the National Firearms Act to require that local chief law enforcement officers be notified of, and provided a 90-day period to deny, firearm transfers.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: June 21, 2019



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'.

16 sponsors: Jennifer Wexton (D); Don Beyer (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Joseph Neguse (D); Katherine Clark (D); David Cicilline (D); Gil Cisneros (D); Jason Crow (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Donald McEachin (D); Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Ro Khanna (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Madeleine Dean (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (16 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 21, 2019 Introduced in House
House Jun 21, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 27 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: Ways And Means

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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