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: 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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