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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1337

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Legislation Overview

Title: Crime Gun Tracing Act of 2013

Subject: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Crime Gun Tracing Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to direct the Attorney General, in awarding public safety and community policing (COPS ON THE BEAT) grants, to give preferential consideration to an applicant that has reported all firearms recovered during the previous 12 months at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for the purpose of tracing. Requires each application for a COPS grant to specify: (1) whether the applicant recovered any firearms at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation during the 12 months before the submission of the application; (2) the number of such firearms recovered; (3) the number of such firearms reported to the Bureau, or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for tracing; and (4) the reason why any such firearms were not so reported.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5962)

Last Action Date: July 25, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:SN01337:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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8 sponsors: Durbin, Richard; Blumenthal, Richard; Boxer, Barbara; Feinstein, Dianne; Levin, Carl; Murphy, Christopher S.; Reed, Jack; Whitehouse, Sheldon;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 8% (8 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 25, 2013 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5962)
Senate Jul 23, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5842)
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 25 2013 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

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