Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2015
Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a crime. Specifically, it prohibits, with respect to two or more firearms, the following: transfer to or receipt by a prohibited person or a person who plans a subsequent transfer that results in unlawful use, possession, or disposition of such firearms; providing false statements in connection with the purchase, receipt, or acquisition of such firearms; and directing, promoting, or facilitating such prohibited conduct. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 20 years (or 25 years if such person also acted as an organizer). The U.S. Sentencing Commission must review and, if appropriate, amend the sentencing guidelines and policy statements that apply to persons convicted of trafficking in firearms.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: July 14, 2015
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7 sponsors: Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Mark Kirk (R); Richard Durbin (D); Charles Schumer (D); Edward Markey (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Jack Reed (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 7% (7 of 100)
|Senate||Jul 14, 2015||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jul 17 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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