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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB292

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2021

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Civil actions and liability: Crime prevention: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Family relationships: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Medical tests and diagnostic methods: Mental health: State and local government operations: Violent crime

Description: Establishes a new grant program to help states and Indian tribes implement extreme risk protection order laws. Extreme risk protection order laws, or red flag laws, generally allow certain individuals (e.g., law enforcement officers or family members) to petition a court for a temporary order that prohibits an at-risk individual from purchasing and possessing firearms. The bill also expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving, possessing, shipping, or transporting a firearm or ammunition. Specifically, it adds a new category of prohibited persons: persons who are subject to an extreme risk protection order.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/292/all-info

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Marco Rubio (R); Jack Reed (D); Angus King (I); Rick Scott (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 4% (4 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 3 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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