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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB4068

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2020

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

Description: Prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to the 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: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 25, 2020



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'.

26 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Edward Markey (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Robert Menendez (D); Kamala Harris (D); Richard Durbin (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Elizabeth Warren (D); Jack Reed (D); Robert Casey (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Patty Murray (D); Ron Wyden (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Tim Kaine (D); Christopher Coons (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Patrick Leahy (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Margaret Hassan (D); Sherrod Brown (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 26% (26 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 25, 2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 11 2020 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

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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