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
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3 sponsors: Tim Kaine (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Barbara Mikulski (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 100)
|Sep 9, 2015
|Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
|Sep 14 2015
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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