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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1519

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Business records: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Justice: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Government studies and investigations: Health information and medical records: Intergovernmental relations: Internet and video services: Law enforcement administration and funding: Licensing and registrations: Mental health: Military assistance, sales, and agreements: Military personnel and dependents: Organized crime: Retail and wholesale trades: Sanctions: Smuggling and trafficking: State and local government operations: Terrorism: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Veterans' medical care: Violent crime: Foreign aid and international relief

Description: A bill to address gun violence, improve the availability of records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, address mental illness in the criminal justice system, and end straw purchases and trafficking of illegal firearms, and for other purposes.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1519/all-info


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2 sponsors: Chuck Grassley (R); Ted Cruz (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 16, 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 4 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

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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