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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1923

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Background Check Completion Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person if a submitted background check remains incomplete after three business days.)

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1923/all-info

Companion Bill: HB3464


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24 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Richard Durbin (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Robert Menendez (D); Jack Reed (D); Tim Kaine (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Cory Booker (D); Edward Markey (D); Christopher Coons (D); Robert Casey (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Ron Wyden (D); Kamala Harris (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Margaret Hassan (D); Patty Murray (D); Bill Nelson (D);

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 14, 2018 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Senate Oct 5, 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 11 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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