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)
|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.|
|Introduced||Mar 1 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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