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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5507

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Legislation Overview

Title: Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act

Subject: Immigration: Administrative remedies: Firearms and explosives

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require an alien lawfully admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa to obtain the approval of the Attorney General before receiving a firearm.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

Last Action Date: January 28, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5507/all-info


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8 sponsors: Charlie Crist (D); John Rutherford (R); Val Demings (D); Peter King (R); Christopher Smith (R); Fred Upton (R); Eric Swalwell (D); Rebecca Sherrill (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (8 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 28, 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
House Dec 19, 2019 Introduced in House
House Dec 19, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 31 2019 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

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