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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2511

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Legislation Overview

Title: Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act

Subject: Government operations and politics: Firearms and explosives: Government buildings, facilities, and property: Judges: Law enforcement officers: Protection of officials: Supreme Court

Description: Permanently authorizes the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police to provide security protection for Supreme Court Justices (and their official guests) and officers and employees of the Supreme Court. Additionally, it permits such protection to be provided in any location—not just in any state.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 282.

Last Action Date: November 5, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/2511/all-info

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Lindsey Graham (R); Krysten Sinema (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Nov 5, 2019 Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Graham with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Senate Nov 5, 2019 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 282.
Senate Oct 31, 2019 Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Senate Oct 16, 2019 S.Amdt.945 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Senate Sep 19, 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 6 2019 federal link bill text
Introduced Sep 26 2019 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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