Title: Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2017
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Child safety and welfare: Crime victims: Crimes against children: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Sex offenses: Violent crime
Description: Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to award grants to states to carry out certain policies and procedures that restrict and penalize firearm possession by or transfer to a person subject to a domestic violence protection order or a person convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: October 31, 2017
Companion Bill: HB4192
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15 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Edward Markey (D); Richard Durbin (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Kamala Harris (D); Cory Booker (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Tim Kaine (D); Christopher Coons (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Margaret Hassan (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 15% (15 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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