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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HR318

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Title: Expressing disapproval over the gun violence plaguing America's communities, and calling on the Congress to enact comprehensive gun reforms that reduce gun violence.


Description: Expresses support for the President's Plan to Reduce Gun Violence. Urges: (1) Congress to enact legislation based on the President's recommendations to reduce gun violence, (2) state legislatures to reject proposed stand-your-ground legislation, and (3) states to repeal enacted stand-your-ground laws. Condemns: (1) gun violence, (2) relevant parties for their roles in obstructing the ability of communities to be safe from gun violence and in proposing stand-your-ground legislation and similar legislation that compromises public safety and the integrity of the prosecutorial system, and (3) all efforts to weaken gun laws and proposals that stand in the way of comprehensive gun law reform.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 13, 2013



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'.

33 sponsors: Robin Kelly; Bass, Karen; Bishop, Sanford D., Jr.; Brown, Corrine; Carson, Andre; Christensen, Donna M.; Clarke, Yvette D.; Clay, Wm. Lacy; Cleaver, Emanuel; Cummings, Elijah E.; Davis, Danny K.; Edwards, Donna F.; Ellison, Keith; Fudge, Marcia L.; Hastings, Alcee L.; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Jeffries, Hakeem S.; Johnson, Eddie Bernice; Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr.; Lee, Barbara; Lewis, John; Meeks, Gregory W.; Moore, Gwen; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Payne, Donald, Jr.; Rangel, Charles B.; Richmond, Cedric L.; Rush, Bobby L.; Scott, David; Scott, Robert C. "Bobby"; Thompson, Bennie G.; Waters, Maxine; Wilson, Frederica S.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 8% (33 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Sep 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jul 25, 2013 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5053)
House Jul 25, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 25 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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