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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1788

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Crimes against property: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives

Description: Modifies criminal penalties for an offense involving the theft of a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. Specifically, the bill does the following: increases from 10 to 20 years the maximum prison term, and creates a 3- or 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an offense that occurs during the commission of a burglary or robbery. An attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019



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15 sponsors: Lindsey Graham (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Inhofe (R); James Risch (R); John Boozman (R); Marsha Blackburn (R); Shelley Capito (R); Pat Roberts (R); Lisa Murkowski (R); Marco Rubio (R); Ted Cruz (R); David Perdue (R); John Cornyn (R); Thom Tillis (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 15% (15 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 11, 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 18 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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