Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2015
Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Crime prevention: Domestic violence and child abuse: Crime victims: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to: state that the term "intimate partner" includes a dating partner and any other person subject to a protection order under state domestic or family violence law; and expand the term "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, by a current or former intimate partner. The bill makes it a crime to knowingly sell or dispose of a firearm to a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking. It also makes it a crime for such convicted stalker to receive or possess a firearm.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: June 4, 2015
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6 sponsors: Amy Klobuchar (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Richard Durbin (D); Mark Kirk (R); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Robert Casey (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 6% (6 of 100)
|Jun 4, 2015
|Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
|Jun 10 2015
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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