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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB6717

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Preventing Pretrial Gun Purchases Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: To ensure that the background check system used for firearms purchasers denies a firearm to a person prohibited from possessing guns by a lawful court order governing the pretrial release of the person.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: November 1, 2022



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

27 sponsors: Carolyn Maloney (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Ed Case (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Grace Meng (D); Bobby Rush (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Andre Carson (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Sara Jacobs (D); David Scott (D); Dina Titus (D); Danny Davis (D); Jahana Hayes (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Dwight Evans (D); Kathy Manning (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Marilyn Strickland (D); Marie Newman (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D); Adam Schiff (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (27 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Nov 1, 2022 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Feb 11, 2022 Introduced in House
House Feb 11, 2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 18 2022 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, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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