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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB971

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Animal protection and human-animal relationships: Crimes against animals and natural resources: Firearms and explosives: Retail and wholesale trades: Violent crime

Description: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

Link: NA

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Katherine Clark (D); Dina Titus (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 22, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Feb 5, 2019 Introduced in House
House Feb 5, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 15 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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