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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5495

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the NICS database, and for other purposes.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Retail and wholesale trades: Terrorism

Description: To require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the NICS database, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to include in the national instant criminal background check system (i.e., the NICS database) information about an individual who is or has been under a federal terrorism investigation. A federal department or agency must submit to DOJ information about such individual. Additionally, if a licensed gun dealer requests a background check on a prospective gun buyer who is or has been under a federal terrorism investigation, then the NICS database must notify the appropriate division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the request and the pending firearm transfer.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 21, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/5495/all-info

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: William Keating (D); Bennie Thompson (D); Niki Tsongas (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jun 21, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 16, 2016 Introduced in House
House Jun 16, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 21 2016 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, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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