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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB848

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Legislation Overview

Title: Armed Prohibited Persons Act of 2013

Subject: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Armed Prohibited Persons Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Attorney General to make grants to states to develop and operate systems to retrieve firearms from armed prohibited persons. Defines an "armed prohibited person" as a person whose possession of a lawfully purchased firearm became unlawful because of an act or omission committed by such person. Requires a state's grant application to include assurances that: (1) the state's system will provide a reasonable opportunity for such a person to lawfully dispose of a firearm before the state takes any action to retrieve it, (2) the state will contribute pertinent information to the national instant criminal background check system, and (3) the state has a plan for the continued operation and maintenance of the system.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2013



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2 sponsors: Thompson, Mike; Speier, Jackie;

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

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Feb 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 1 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

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