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
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1 sponsors: Steve Israel (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)
|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.|
|Introduced||Sep 20 2016||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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