Title: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Domestic violence and child abuse: Evidence and witnesses: Firearms and explosives
Description: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the prohibition on firearm sale or transfer to or purchase or possession by an individual who is subject to a court order that restrains the individual from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child of an intimate partner. Specifically, the bill revises the elements of a qualifying court order. It also broadens the definition of "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: October 31, 2017
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20 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Jack Reed (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Edward Markey (D); Richard Durbin (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Patty Murray (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Sherrod Brown (D); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Kamala Harris (D); Cory Booker (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Tim Kaine (D); Christopher Coons (D); Margaret Hassan (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 20% (20 of 100)
|Senate||Oct 31, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Nov 6 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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