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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB452

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Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person, in of affecting interstate commerce: (1) from purchasing, attempting to purchase, or transferring a firearm, with intent to deliver the firearm to another person who the transferor knows or has reasonable cause to believe is prohibited from possessing a firearm; (2) in purchasing, attempting to purchase, or transferring a firearm, from intentionally providing false or misleading material information on a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) firearms transaction record form; or (3) knowingly directing, promoting, facilitating, or conspiring to commit such a violation. Authorizes an enhanced penalty for someone who organizes or supervises such conduct. Makes exceptions for a firearm that is lawfully acquired: (1) to be given to another person not prohibited from possessing it under federal or state law as a gift; or (2) by a court-appointed trustee, receiver, or conservator on behalf of an estate or creditor, to carry out a bequest, or in an acquisition by intestate succession. Directs the U.S. Sentencing Commission to review and, if appropriate, amend the federal sentencing guidelines and policy statements applicable to persons convicted of offenses under this Act.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 28, 2013



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119 sponsors: Maloney, Carolyn B.; Andrews, Robert E.; Barber, Ron; Beatty, Joyce; Bishop, Timothy H.; Blumenauer, Earl; Bonamici, Suzanne; Brady, Robert A.; Brown, Corrine; Capps, Lois; Capuano, Michael E.; Cardenas, Tony; Carney, John; Cartwright, Matt; Cicilline, David N.; Clarke, Yvette D.; Clay, Wm. Lacy; Cohen, Steve; Connolly, Gerald E. "Gerry"; Conyers, John, Jr.; Courtney, Joe; Crowley, Joseph; Cummings, Elijah E.; Davis, Danny K.; Davis, Susan A.; DeGette, Diana; DeLauro, Rosa L.; Duckworth, Tammy; Edwards, Donna F.; Ellison, Keith; Engel, Eliot L.; Eshoo, Anna G.; Esty, Elizabeth H.; Farr, Sam; Fattah, Chaka; Fitzpatrick, Michael G.; Frankel, Lois; Fudge, Marcia L.; Garamendi, John; Green, Al; Grijalva, Raul M.; Grimm, Michael G.; Gutierrez, Luis V.; Hahn, Janice; Hastings, Alcee L.; Higgins, Brian; Himes, James A.; Holt, Rush D.; Honda, Michael M.; Huffman, Jared; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr.; Keating, William R.; Kennedy, Joseph; King, Peter T.; Kuster, Ann M.; Langevin, James R.; Larson, John B.; Lee, Barbara; Levin, Sander M.; Lipinski, Daniel; Lofgren, Zoe; Lowenthal, Alan S.; Lowey, Nita M.; Lujan Grisham, Michelle; Lynch, Stephen F.; Markey, Edward J.; Matsui, Doris O.; McCarthy, Carolyn; McCollum, Betty; McGovern, James P.; Meehan, Patrick; Meng, Grace; Michaud, Michael H.; Miller, George; Moore, Gwen; Moran, James P.; Nadler, Jerrold; Napolitano, Grace F.; Neal, Richard E.; Negrete McLeod, Gloria; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Pallone, Frank, Jr.; Pascrell, Bill, Jr.; Payne, Donald, Jr.; Peters, Scott H.; Pierluisi, Pedro R.; Pingree, Chellie; Pocan, Mark; Quigley, Mike; Rangel, Charles B.; Rigell, E. Scott; Roybal-Allard, Lucille; Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch; Sanchez, Linda T.; Sarbanes, John P.; Schakowsky, Janice D.; Schiff, Adam B.; Schneider, Bradley S.; Schwartz, Allyson Y.; Scott, Robert C. "Bobby"; Serrano, Jose E.; Sinema, Krysten; Sires, Albio; Slaughter, Louise McIntosh; Smith, Adam; Speier, Jackie; Swalwell, Eric; Takano, Mark; Thompson, Bennie G.; Thompson, Mike; Tierney, John F.; Tonko, Paul D.; Tsongas, Niki; Van Hollen, Chris; Vargas, Juan; Waxman, Henry A.; Wilson, Frederica S.; Yarmuth, John A.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 27% (119 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Feb 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 6 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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