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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1278

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the definition of "firearm" to include any combination of parts designed and intended to be used to convert a device into a firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assembled.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

Link: NA


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: Adriano Espaillat (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Steve Cohen (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); David Cicilline (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Eric Swalwell (D); James McGovern (D); Ro Khanna (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Darren Soto (D); Katherine Clark (D); Michael Capuano (D); Tim Ryan (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Kathy Castor (D); Jared Huffman (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Daniel Lipinski (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (26 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 16, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Mar 1, 2017 Introduced in House
House Mar 1, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 7 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations


There have not been any votes on this bill

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