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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4207

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Legislation Overview

Title: Justice for Victims of School Shootings Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Elementary and secondary education: Firearms and explosives: Higher education: Violent crime

Description: Establishes additional criminal penalties for discharging or attempting to discharge a firearm in a school zone. In addition, it revises the applicable definition of school to include colleges, universities, and other postsecondary institutions.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/4207/all-info

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Randy Weber (R); Scott Tipton (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
House Sep 25, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Aug 23, 2019 Introduced in House
House Aug 23, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 23 2019 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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