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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB6052

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Preventing Gun Violence Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Preventing Gun Violence Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit firearm possession by a person who has been adjudicated of committing a violent juvenile act. The term "violent juvenile act" means: (1) an act by a person under the age of 18 that, if committed by an adult, would be punishable by a prison term exceeding one year and that either has, as an element, the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against another person or involves, by its nature, a substantial risk that physical force against another person may be used; and (2) such an act that is committed by a person who has attained age 18 but not age 21 for which the person is tried as a juvenile or youthful offender under state law.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 27, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/6052/all-info


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1 sponsors: Steve Israel (D);

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

Chamber Date Action
House Sep 27, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Sep 15, 2016 Introduced in House
House Sep 15, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Sep 20 2016 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, Homeland Security, And Investigations

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