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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HR468

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HE00468:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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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)

History
Chamber Date Action
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
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 30 2014 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Energy And Commerce

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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