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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3830

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Reducing Gun Violence in our Neighborhoods Act of 2015

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Civil actions and liability: Crimes against property: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Government trust funds: Health programs administration and funding: Law enforcement administration and funding: Manufacturing: Mental health: Sales and excise taxes: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Reducing Gun Violence in our Neighborhoods Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an additional tax of $100 on the sale of a firearm by a manufacturer, producer, or importer. Firearm purchases by federal, state, and local governments for law enforcement purposes are exempt from the additional tax. The bill establishes the Gun Violence Reduction and Mental Health Counseling Trust Fund at the Department of the Treasury. It transfers revenues from the additional tax into the trust fund to support the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant program and the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program. The Department of Justice (DOJ) must establish and newly manufactured firearms must meet a national standard for incorporating passive identification capability into all firearms sold in the United States. Passive identification capability means technology that: (1) enables identification by a mobile or fixed reading device, and (2) does not transmit an electronic monitoring or tracking signal. DOJ's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives must establish the National Database of Lost and Stolen Firearms. This bill amends the federal criminal code to require a gun owner to report a lost or stolen firearm to local law enforcement authorities within 48 hours of discovery. Local law enforcement authorities must transmit the report to the national database within seven days.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: November 23, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/3830/all-info


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21 sponsors: Nydia Velazquez (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Jose Serrano (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Charles Rangel (D); Keith Ellison (D); Sam Farr (D); Ruben Hinojosa (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Joseph Crowley (D); Michael Honda (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Nita Lowey (D); Danny Davis (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); James McGovern (D); Grace Meng (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (21 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Nov 23, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Oct 30, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Oct 26, 2015 Referred to House Ways and Means
House Oct 26, 2015 Introduced in House
House Oct 26, 2015 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
House Oct 26, 2015 Referred to House Judiciary
House Oct 26, 2015 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 27 2015 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

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