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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3483

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Individual Liberties and States' Rights Act

Subject: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Firearms and explosives: State and local government operations: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Protecting Individual Liberties and States' Rights Act - Amends the federal criminal code to modify the definition of a "crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year" for purposes of firearms prohibitions to specifically exclude any offense pertaining to marijuana that occurs in a state if the conduct constituting the offense is lawful under the law of the state. Provides that the prohibition against knowingly selling or otherwise disposing of a firearm or ammunition to any person who is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance, and the prohibition against such a person transporting, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, shall not apply with respect to a sale or other disposition to, or the transportation, possession, or receipt by, a person if: (1) the controlled substance is marijuana, (2) the possession of marijuana is lawful under the law of the state, and (3) the person is a resident of the state.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 9, 2014

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN03483:@@@L&summ2=m&


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2 sponsors: Polis, Jared; Rohrabacher, Dana;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Nov 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 16 2013 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

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