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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB261

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Legislation Overview

Title: No Firearms for Foreign Felons Act of 2013

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Domestic violence and child abuse: Firearms and explosives

Description: No Firearms for Foreign Felons Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to prevent any individual convicted of a felony or crime of domestic violence in a foreign court from possessing a firearm in the United States.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: To Senate Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: February 7, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:SN00261:@@@L&summ2=m&


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6 sponsors: Feinstein, Dianne; Boxer, Barbara; Lautenberg, Frank R.; Menendez, Robert; Schumer, Charles E.; Whitehouse, Sheldon;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 6% (6 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 7, 2013 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S525-526)
Senate Feb 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 21 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

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