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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1462

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Hate crimes: Violent crime

Description: The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) who has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019


Companion Bill: HB2708


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

17 sponsors: Robert Casey (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Cory Booker (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Kamala Harris (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Edward Markey (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Ron Wyden (D); Jacky Rosen (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Tammy Duckworth (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 17% (17 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 14, 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 30 2019 federal link bill text
Introduced May 30 2019 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

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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