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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1671

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Legislation Overview

Title: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Subject:

Description: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2019

Link: NA

Sponsors

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19 sponsors: Mike Quigley (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Mario Diaz-Balart (R); Eric Swalwell (D); Peter King (R); Nita Lowey (D); Anthony Gonzalez (R); Kathleen Rice (D); Max Rose (D); Fred Upton (R); Thomas Suozzi (D); Eliot Engel (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Conor Lamb (D); Steve Stivers (R); Madeleine Dean (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); John Katko (R); Don Bacon (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (19 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 11, 2019 Introduced in House
House Mar 11, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Text of this law has not been released yet
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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