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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1261

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Border security and unlawful immigration: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Immigration status and procedures: Law enforcement administration and funding: State and local government operations

Description: Requires the national instant criminal background check system to automatically notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and relevant state and local law enforcement agencies when the system indicates that a prospective firearm transferee is illegally or unlawfully in the United States.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: April 21, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/1261/all-info

Sponsors

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5 sponsors: Tom Cotton (R); Marsha Blackburn (R); Joni Ernst (R); Josh Hawley (R); Thom Tillis (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 5% (5 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 21, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 22 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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