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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB903

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Legislation Overview

Title: Alien Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2013

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Immigration status and procedures: Visas and passports: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Alien Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to consider a legal alien to be a state resident for purposes of federal firearms possessions only if the alien is residing in a state in which he or she has resided for at least 90 days before the date of sale or delivery of a firearm. Makes it illegal for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person is not a lawful U.S. permanent resident alien.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 8, 2013



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6 sponsors: Lautenberg, Frank R.; Blumenthal, Richard; Durbin, Richard; Reed, Jack; Schumer, Charles E.; Whitehouse, Sheldon;

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 8, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 13 2013 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

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