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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4909

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Legislation Overview

Title: STOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: STOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant program. This grant program provides grants to states, local governments, and Indian tribes to improve security, including the placement and use of metal detectors and other deterrent measures, at schools and on school grounds.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018



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101 sponsors: John Rutherford (R); Harold Rogers (R); Derek Kilmer (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Carlos Curbelo (R); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Tim Ryan (D); Gus Bilirakis (R); Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R); Lois Frankel (D); Bill Posey (R); John Curtis (R); Frederica Wilson (D); Sean Duffy (R); Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R); Erik Paulsen (R); Al Lawson (D); Matt Gaetz (R); Dennis Ross (R); Elizabeth Esty (D); Don Bacon (R); Thomas Rooney (R); Barbara Comstock (R); Darren Soto (D); Vern Buchanan (R); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Steve Scalise (R); Brian Mast (R); Mario Diaz-Balart (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Zoe Lofgren (D); Stephanie Murphy (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Roger Marshall (R); Denny Heck (D); James Comer (R); Garland Barr (R); Jeff Fortenberry (R); Paul Mitchell (R); Rod Blum (R); Tom Cole (R); Claudia Tenney (R); Scott Tipton (R); Martha McSally (R); Karen Handel (R); Mike Bishop (R); Scott Taylor (R); John Faso (R); Fred Upton (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Susan Brooks (R); Krysten Sinema (D); Ro Khanna (D); Frank LoBiondo (R); Sean Maloney (D); Anthony Brown (D); Bill Foster (D); David McKinley (R); John Katko (R); Keith Rothfus (R); Vicente Gonzalez (D); Thomas MacArthur (R); Mike Bost (R); Stephen Knight (R); Evan Jenkins (R); Joe Courtney (D); Daniel Lipinski (D); Juan Vargas (D); Scott Peters (D); Ami Bera (D); Michael McCaul (R); James Renacci (R); Jaime Herrera Beutler (R); Steve Stivers (R); Lou Barletta (R); Mia Love (R); Rodney Davis (R); Richard Hudson (R); Earl Blumenauer (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Norma Torres (D); Robin Kelly (D); Josh Gottheimer (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Ryan Costello (R); Pete Olson (R); Daniel Kildee (D); Greg Walden (R); Thomas Suozzi (D); Mike Coffman (R); David Young (R); Peter Roskam (R); Tulsi Gabbard (D); Daniel Donovan; Todd Rokita (R); Christopher Smith (R); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Jim Costa (D); Ralph Abraham (R); Thomas Garrett (R); David Cicilline (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 23% (101 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 15, 2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
House Mar 14, 2018 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4909.
House Mar 14, 2018 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1569)
House Mar 14, 2018 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 10 (Roll no. 106). (text: CR H1559)
House Mar 14, 2018 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Mar 14, 2018 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
House Mar 14, 2018 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1559-1566)
House Mar 14, 2018 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
House Feb 7, 2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 30, 2018 Introduced in House
House Jan 30, 2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Engrossed Mar 15 2018 federal link bill text
Introduced Feb 1 2018 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended

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