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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SCR7

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Legislation Overview

Title: A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding conditions for the United States becoming a signatory to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or to any similar agreement on the arms trade.

Subject: Arms control and nonproliferation: Congressional oversight: Firearms and explosives: International law and treaties: Military assistance, sales, and agreements: Trade agreements and negotiations: International affairs

Description: Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the President should not sign the Arms Trade Treaty, and that, if he transmits the Treaty with his signature to the Senate, the Senate should not ratify it; and (2) until the Treaty has been signed by the President, received the advice and consent of the Senate, and has been the subject of implementing legislation by Congress, no federal funds should be appropriated or authorized to implement the Treaty, or any similar agreement, or to conduct activities relevant to the Treaty, or any similar agreement.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1793-1794)

Last Action Date: March 13, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:SC00007:@@@L&summ2=m&

Companion Bill: HCR23


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37 sponsors: Moran, Jerry; Alexander, Lamar; Ayotte, Kelly; Barrasso, John; Baucus, Max; Boozman, John; Burr, Richard; Chambliss, Saxby; Coburn, Tom; Cochran, Thad; Cornyn, John; Crapo, Mike; Cruz, Ted; Enzi, Michael B.; Fischer, Deb; Flake, Jeff; Grassley, Chuck; Hatch, Orrin G.; Heller, Dean; Hoeven, John; Inhofe, James M.; Isakson, Johnny; Johanns, Mike; Lee, Mike; Manchin, Joe, III; McConnell, Mitch; Paul, Rand; Portman, Rob; Risch, James E.; Roberts, Pat; Rubio, Marco; Scott, Tim; Sessions, Jeff; Thune, John; Toomey, Pat; Vitter, David; Wicker, Roger F.;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 37% (37 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 13, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1793-1794)
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 14 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: Foreign Relations

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Foreign Affairs

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