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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB459

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

Subject: International affairs: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Congressional oversight: Department of State: Firearms and explosives: Military assistance, sales, and agreements: Trade restrictions: Foreign aid and international relief

Description: Prohibits the President from (1) removing any firearm or related technical information from the U.S. Munitions List, or (2) changing the requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations as they were composed on January 1, 2018. The Department of State may not suspend the application of the regulations without notifying Congress under specified procedures.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/459/all-info


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6 sponsors: Robert Menendez (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Edward Markey (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Richard Blumenthal (D);

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 12, 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 27 2019 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: Foreign Relations

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