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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5395

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Legislation Overview

Title: Back the Blue Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Civil actions and liability: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Detention of persons: Firearms and explosives: Fires: First responders and emergency personnel: Judges: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Legal fees and court costs: Violent crime: Worker safety and health

Description: To protect law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020


Companion Bill: SB1480


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5 sponsors: Don Bacon (R); Garret Graves (R); Bill Johnson (R); Steve Stivers (R); Paul Cook (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (5 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 30, 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Dec 11, 2019 Introduced in House
House Dec 11, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 20 2019 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 Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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