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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3790

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

Subject: Crimes against property: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Sports and recreation facilities: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify provisions related to theft of firearms. Under current law, it is unlawful to steal a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. This bill broadens the scope of unlawful conduct to also prohibit stealing a firearm from a gun range that rents firearms or a shooting club. Additionally, the bill modifies criminal penalties for an offense: to increase from 10 to 20 years the maximum prison term, and to create a 3- or 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an offense that occurs during the commission of a burglary or robbery. Finally, an attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 14, 2017



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'.

34 sponsors: Steve Russell (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Ralph Abraham (R); Richard Hudson (R); Mike Johnson (R); Ted Budd (R); Rick Allen (R); Lloyd Smucker (R); Trent Kelly (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Dennis Ross (R); John Culberson (R); Dave Brat (R); Stephen Knight (R); Todd Rokita (R); Garland Barr (R); Thomas MacArthur (R); Francis Rooney (R); Claudia Tenney (R); Lamar Smith (R); Gus Bilirakis (R); Steve Chabot (R); Jody Hice (R); George Holding (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Chris Stewart (R); Pete Sessions (R); Tom Marino (R); Scott Tipton (R); Tom Emmer (R); Robert Latta (R); Bill Johnson (R); Ralph Norman (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 8% (34 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Sep 14, 2017 Introduced in House
House Sep 14, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Sep 22 2017 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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