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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1520

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1520/all-info

Sponsors

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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)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 4, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 10 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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There have not been any votes on this bill

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