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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HR702

  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: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: December 18, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/702/all-info

Sponsors

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18 sponsors: Ayanna Pressley (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Barbara Lee (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Bobby Rush (D); Danny Davis (D); Bennie Thompson (D); G. Butterfield (D); Henry Johnson (D); Karen Bass (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Dwight Evans (D); Lacy Clay (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Susan Davis (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (18 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Dec 18, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Nov 20, 2019 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9111)
House Nov 14, 2019 Introduced in House
House Nov 14, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 15 2019 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: 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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