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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB744

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/744/all-info


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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)

Chamber Date Action
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.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 4 2019 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

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