Title: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Firearms and explosives: Judicial review and appeals: Law enforcement administration and funding: Mental health: State and local courts: State and local government operations: Violent crime
Description: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019 This bill authorizes grants for states to implement extreme risk protection order laws (also known as red flag laws). An extreme risk protection order law permits a state court to issue an order that prohibits an individual from purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Additionally, persons subject to extreme risk protection orders constitute a new category of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving, possessing, shipping, or transporting a firearm or ammunition).
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: March 4, 2019
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17 sponsors: John Katko (R); Collin Peterson (D); John Curtis (R); Rodney Davis (R); Henry Cuellar (D); Mario Diaz-Balart (R); Fred Upton (R); Steve Stivers (R); Mark Amodei (R); Bill Flores (R); Gus Bilirakis (R); Garret Graves (R); Jaime Herrera Beutler (R); Michael McCaul (R); Pete Olson (R); David Joyce (R); Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (17 of 435)
|House||Mar 4, 2019||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||Jan 24, 2019||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 24, 2019||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Feb 4 2019||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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