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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1819

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Crime prevention: Crime victims: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Disability and health-based discrimination: Domestic violence and child abuse: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Due process and equal protection: Employment and training programs: Federal-Indian relations: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Health care coverage and access: Intergovernmental relations: Jurisdiction and venue: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Mental health: Racial and ethnic relations: Religion: Retail and wholesale trades: Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination: Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations: State and local government operations: Veterans' pensions and compensation: Violent crime: Vocational and technical education

Description: Establishes grants to support the implementation of extreme risk protection order laws at the state and local levels, extends federal firearms restrictions to individuals who are subject to extreme risk protection orders, and expands related data collection. Extreme risk protection order laws, or red flag laws, generally allow certain individuals (e.g., law enforcement officers or family members) to petition a court for a temporary order that prohibits an at-risk individual from purchasing and possessing firearms. Among its provisions, the bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a grant program to help states, local governments, Indian tribes, and other entities implement extreme risk protection order laws; extends federal restrictions on the receipt, possession, shipment, and transportation of firearms and ammunition to individuals who are subject to extreme risk protection orders; and requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to compile records from federal, tribal, and state courts and other agencies that identify individuals who are subject to extreme risk protection orders.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/1819/all-info

Sponsors

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24 sponsors: Dianne Feinstein (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Robert Casey (D); Brian Schatz (D); Edward Markey (D); Margaret Hassan (D); Tina Smith (D); Richard Durbin (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Patty Murray (D); Alex Padilla (D); Patrick Leahy (D); Maria Cantwell (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Robert Menendez (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Cory Booker (D); Catherine Cortez Masto (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Sherrod Brown (D); Tim Kaine (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 24% (24 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate May 25, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 22 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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