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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB7742

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Defending Freedom Act of 2020

Subject: Civil rights and liberties, minority issues: Cardiovascular and respiratory health: Congressional oversight: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Emergency medical services and trauma care: Infectious and parasitic diseases: Intergovernmental relations: State and local government operations

Description: Requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review the actions of federal, state, and local government officials taken during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic that may violate the Bill of Rights. DOJ shall (1) report to Congress on its efforts to document, remedy, and prosecute infringements of the Bill of Rights; (2) explain non-prosecution of any violations; and (3) refer cases outside of its jurisdiction to the appropriate prosecutorial body.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: July 23, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/7742/all-info


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2 sponsors: Warren Davidson (R); Ted Budd (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 23, 2020 Introduced in House
House Jul 23, 2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 8 2020 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: Judiciary

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