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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB110

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Legislation Overview

Title: To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Firearms and explosives: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Violent crime

Description: To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty. This bill modifies federal criminal penalties. Specifically, it excludes from certain minimum sentencing requirements a federal employee outside the United States who is required to carry a firearm while on duty and who, while on duty, uses, carries, or possesses the a firearm in a crime of violence.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

Link: NA

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Michael Burgess (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 4, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 3, 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 3, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 12 2019 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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