Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2016
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission
Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2016 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a crime. Specifically, it prohibits, with respect to two or more firearms, the following: transfer to or receipt by a prohibited person or a person who plans a subsequent transfer that results in unlawful use, possession, or disposition of such firearms; providing false statements in connection with the purchase, receipt, or acquisition of such firearms; and directing, promoting, or facilitating such prohibited conduct. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 20 years (or 25 years if such person also acted as an organizer). The U.S. Sentencing Commission must review and, if appropriate, amend the sentencing guidelines and policy statements that apply to persons convicted of trafficking in firearms.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: May 17, 2016
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1 sponsors: Yvette Clarke (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)
|House||May 17, 2016||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Apr 27, 2016||Introduced in House|
|House||Apr 27, 2016||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E610)|
|House||Apr 27, 2016||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||May 5 2016||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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