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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2009

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

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

Description: Background Check Expansion Act

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 25, 2017



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

41 sponsors: Christopher Murphy (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Edward Markey (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Richard Durbin (D); Martin Heinrich (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Cory Booker (D); Thomas Carper (D); Patty Murray (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Robert Casey (D); Charles Schumer (D); Margaret Hassan (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Kamala Harris (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Catherine Cortez Masto (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Michael Bennet (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Jack Reed (D); Tom Udall (D); Patrick Leahy (D); Ron Wyden (D); Tim Kaine (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Robert Menendez (D); Bill Nelson (D); Sherrod Brown (D); Christopher Coons (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Tina Smith (D); Debbie Stabenow (D); Maria Cantwell (D); Mark Warner (D); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Gary Peters (D); Brian Schatz (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 41% (41 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 25, 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 31 2017 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

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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