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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2016

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Responsible Transfer of Firearms Act

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

Description: Responsible Transfer of Firearms Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to sell or transfer a firearm to prohibited person, unless the transferor takes reasonable steps to determine that the recipient is not prohibited from firearm possession. (Current law makes it a crime to sell or transfer a firearm to a prohibited person if the transferor knows or has reasonable cause to believe the recipient is prohibited from firearm possession.)

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 9, 2015

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d114:SN02016:@@@L&summ2=m&


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3 sponsors: Tim Kaine (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Barbara Mikulski (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Sep 9, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Sep 14 2015 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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