Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 113th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.
Subject: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Health care quality: Mental health: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) gun violence is a public health issue; and (2) Congress should enact, by the end of the 113th Congress, comprehensive legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including by expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a federal crime.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: March 20, 2014
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16 sponsors: Lowenthal, Alan S.; Chu, Judy; Cicilline, David N.; Edwards, Donna F.; Ellison, Keith; Esty, Elizabeth H.; Honda, Michael M.; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Lee, Barbara; Lofgren, Zoe; Napolitano, Grace F.; Rush, Bobby L.; Schiff, Adam B.; Shea-Porter, Carol; Thompson, Mike; Tierney, John F.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (16 of 435)
|House||Mar 20, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Feb 7, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|House||Jan 29, 2014||Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
|House||Jan 29, 2014||Referred to House Judiciary|
|House||Jan 29, 2014||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|
|Introduced||Jan 30 2014||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Energy And Commerce
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