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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4872

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Imposes restrictions on the transfer of business inventory firearms by a firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer whose license is revoked or denied. An individual who violates the restrictions is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, prison term of up to one year (or five years if the violation was willful), or both.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: December 18, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/4872/all-info

Sponsors

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9 sponsors: David Cicilline (D); Albio Sires (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Steve Cohen (D); Diana DeGette (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Alcee Hastings (D); James McGovern (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (9 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Dec 18, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Oct 28, 2019 Introduced in House
House Oct 28, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 4 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

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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