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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2213

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2015

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

Description: Background Check Completion Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person if a submitted background check remains incomplete after three business days.)

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2015



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

17 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Cory Booker (D); Barbara Boxer (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Robert Casey (D); Christopher Coons (D); Richard Durbin (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Tim Kaine (D); Edward Markey (D); Robert Menendez (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Jack Reed (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 17% (17 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 28, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 30 2015 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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