Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013
Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Crime prevention: Domestic violence and child abuse: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to revise the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner and any other person similarly situated to a spouse who is protected by the domestic or family violence laws of the state or tribal jurisdiction in which the injury occurred or where the victim resides; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include the use or attempted use of physical force or a deadly weapon by a current or former intimate partner. Prohibits: (1) the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and (2) the shipment or possession of a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, or the receipt of a firearm or ammunition that has been transported in interstate or foreign commerce, by an individual who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Last Action Date: July 30, 2014
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2 sponsors: Klobuchar, Amy; Hirono, Mazie K.;
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 100)
|Senate||Jul 30, 2014||Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.|
|Senate||Jul 11, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jul 16 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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