Title: Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2015
Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a crime. Specifically, it prohibits: purchasing or transferring a firearm with the intent to deliver it to a prohibited person; providing false or misleading material information in connection with a firearm purchase or transfer; and directing, promoting, or facilitating such prohibited conduct. The prohibition does not apply to a firearm lawfully acquired to give as a gift or lawfully received as a gift. A person who commits a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 20 years (or 25 years if such person also acted as an organizer). A person who conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 10 years. The U.S. Sentencing Commission must review and, if appropriate, amend the sentencing guidelines and policy statements that apply to persons convicted of trafficking in firearms.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: September 28, 2015
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65 sponsors: Carolyn Maloney (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Patrick Meehan (R); Peter King (R); Robin Kelly (D); Michael Fitzpatrick (R); Daniel Donovan; Tammy Duckworth (D); Lois Frankel (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Mike Thompson (D); Lois Capps (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Mike Quigley (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Eliot Engel (D); Doris Matsui (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Daniel Lipinski (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); James McGovern (D); Alma Adams (D); Nita Lowey (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Raul Ruiz (D); Joseph Crowley (D); Robert Dold (R); Katherine Clark (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); William Keating (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); John Larson (D); Barbara Lee (D); James Himes (D); Gwen Moore (D); Juan Vargas (D); Niki Tsongas (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Michael Capuano (D); Mark Pocan (D); David Cicilline (D); Elizabeth Esty (D); Alcee Hastings (D); John Yarmuth (D); Steve Cohen (D); Charles Rangel (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Mark Takano (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Grace Meng (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Rosa DeLauro (D); Michelle Lujan Grisham (D); Betty McCollum (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Chris Van Hollen (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 15% (65 of 435)
|House||Sep 28, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Sep 9, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Sep 9, 2015||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1240)|
|House||Sep 9, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Sep 11 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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