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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5849

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Legislation Overview

Title: Illicit Arms Trafficking Security Enforcement Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional oversight: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Homeland Security: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Intergovernmental relations: Law enforcement administration and funding: Mexico: Smuggling and trafficking

Description: Directs the Department of Homeland Security to establish a new unit—a Border Enforcement Security Task Force unit—to investigate transnational criminal organization arms smuggling across the international border between the United States and Mexico. The purposes of the new unit include, among other things, reducing arms smuggling from the United States to Mexico.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.

Last Action Date: June 1, 2020



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1 sponsors: Mike Gallagher (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 1, 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
House Feb 11, 2020 Introduced in House
House Feb 11, 2020 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 19 2020 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations

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