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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HR226

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Recognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Air quality: Assault and harassment offenses: Border security and unlawful immigration: Census and government statistics: Child care and development: Child safety and welfare: Citizenship and naturalization: Civil actions and liability: Climate change and greenhouse gases: Community life and organization: Comprehensive health care: Corporate finance and management: Correctional facilities and imprisonment: Crime prevention: Crime victims: Crimes against children: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Detention of persons: Disability and health-based discrimination: Disability and paralysis: Domestic violence and child abuse: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Elementary and secondary education: Emergency communications systems: Emergency medical services and trauma care: Employment and training programs: Employment discrimination and employee rights: Evidence and witnesses: Executive agency funding and structure: Family relationships: Family services: Firearms and explosives: First responders and emergency personnel: Food assistance and relief: Foreign language and bilingual programs: Government liability: Health care costs and insurance: Health care coverage and access: Health programs administration and funding: Higher education: Homelessness and emergency shelter: Housing finance and home ownership: Housing supply and affordability: Human trafficking: Immigration status and procedures: Indian social and development programs: Inflation and prices: Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information: Judicial procedure and administration: Juvenile crime and gang violence: Labor standards: Land use and conservation: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Lawyers and legal services: Legal fees and court costs: Lighting, heating, cooling: Manufacturing: Mental health: Military civil functions: Military facilities and property: Nutrition and diet: Physical fitness and lifestyle: Public transit: Racial and ethnic relations: Religion: Right of privacy: Sex and reproductive health: Sex offenses: Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination: Student aid and college costs: Transportation costs: U.S. history: Violent crime: Voting rights: Wages and earnings: Water quality: Worker safety and health

Description: This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government should begin a large-scale effort to reduce incarceration rates and reshape the American legal system by consulting with communities and individuals directly impacted by the justice system; decriminalizing certain behaviors, increasing diversion opportunities, revising sentencing laws, and reducing practices that contribute to recidivism; ending practices that advantage the wealthy and prohibiting private companies from profiting from the criminal justice system; and ending militarized policing practices, investing in other safety services, and implementing policies that address the needs of communities most affected by high rates of incarceration.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

20 sponsors: Ayanna Pressley (D); Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Dwight Evans (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Barbara Lee (D); Bobby Rush (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Mondaire Jones (D); Cori Bush (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Jamaal Bowman (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Donald Payne (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (20 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House May 18, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Mar 11, 2021 Introduced in House
House Mar 11, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
House Mar 10, 2021 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1316)
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 12 2021 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

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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