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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2198

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2015

Subject: Child safety and welfare: Crime victims: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Sex offenses: Violent crime: Crimes against children: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2015 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: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 22, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/2198/all-info

Companion Bill: HB3813


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7 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Brian Schatz (D); Richard Durbin (D); Tim Kaine (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 7% (7 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 22, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 28 2015 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

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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