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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4405

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Legislation Overview

Title: Preventing Gun Violence Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Juvenile crime and gang violence: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Preventing Gun Violence Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the trafficking in or possession of a firearm by a person who has been adjudicated of committing a violent juvenile act. Defines a "violent juvenile act" as: (1) an act by a person under the age of 18 that, if committed by an adult, would be punishable by a prison term exceeding one year and that either has, as an element, the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against another person or involves, by its nature, a substantial risk that physical force against another person may be used; and (2) such an act that is committed by a person who has attained age 18 but not age 21 for which the person is tried as a juvenile or youthful offender under state law.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: April 16, 2014

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN04405:@@@L&summ2=m&


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1 sponsors: Israel, Steve;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Apr 4, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 8 2014 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

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