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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5257

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act

Subject: Emergency management: Elementary and secondary education: Firearms and explosives: Homeland security: Teaching, teachers, curricula: Terrorism: Urban and suburban affairs and development

Description: Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to prohibit the use of a grant awarded under the Urban Areas Security Initiative or the State Homeland Security Grant Program to purchase firearms and firearms accessories, such as ammunition, including for use by teachers.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/5257/all-info


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2 sponsors: Val Demings (D); Bennie Thompson (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 22, 2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications.
House Mar 14, 2018 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1550)
House Mar 13, 2018 Introduced in House
House Mar 13, 2018 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 21 2018 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: Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications

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