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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB2483

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Legislation Overview

Title: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Subject: Assault and harassment offenses: Domestic violence and child abuse: Evidence and witnesses: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act - Amends federal firearms provisions to expand the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include a misdemeanor offense that has, as an element, the use or attempted use of force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, by a dating partner or former dating partner against the victim. Prohibits the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to, or the the possession or receipt of a firearm by, a person subject to a court order, or an ex parte order, that restrains such person from: (1) harassing, stalking, threatening, or engaging in other conduct that would put an individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury, including an order issued at the request of an employer on behalf of its employee or at the request of an institution of higher education on behalf of its student; or (2) intimidating or dissuading a witness from testifying in court.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.

Last Action Date: July 30, 2014

Link: NA

Sponsors

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14 sponsors: Blumenthal, Richard; Baldwin, Tammy; Boxer, Barbara; Durbin, Richard; Hirono, Mazie K.; Kaine, Tim; Levin, Carl; Markey, Edward J.; Menendez, Robert; Mikulski, Barbara A.; Murphy, Christopher S.; Murray, Patty; Reed, Jack; Warren, Elizabeth;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 14% (14 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 30, 2014 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Senate Jun 19, 2014 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3833-3834)
Senate Jun 17, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 25 2014 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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