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PA Bill Number: SR377

Title: A Concurrent Resolution calling for an amendment to the Constitution of the United States via a Convention of the States, pursuant to Article V of ...

Description: A Concurrent Resolution calling for an amendment to the Constitution of the United States via a Convention of the States, pursuant to Article V of ...

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: Sep 17, 2020

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Criminal Sentencing' Tag

this is an anti-gun bill

HB7281

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Dismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020

Description: Dismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020

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

Last Action Date: June 18, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB7194

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Mandatory Minimum Reform Act of 2020

Description: Mandatory Minimum Reform Act of 2020

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: June 11, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB6414

Session: 116th Congress

Title: COVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020

Description: COVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new grant program to help states and local governments prevent, detect, and stop the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in correctional facilities. Specifically, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must award grants to states and local governments that release certain persons—persons who do not pose a serious risk or who meet certain criteria based on age or health—from correctional facilities. Additionally, DOJ must award grants to states and local governments that adopt cite-and-release procedures for suspects who do not pose a public safety risk.

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5777

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Police Accountability Act of 2020

Description: Police Accountability Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new criminal offense for conduct by certain state or local law enforcement officers in the line of duty that constitutes murder or manslaughter.

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

Last Action Date: February 6, 2020

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HB4939

Session: 116th Congress

Title: STOP Straw Purchases Act

Description: STOP Straw Purchases Act

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

Last Action Date: December 18, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2837

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act

Description: Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act This bill modifies the prior convictions that trigger a 15-year enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who commits a firearms offense after three or more such prior convictions.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1547

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act

Description: Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act This bill modifies the prior convictions that trigger a 15-year enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who commits a firearms offense after three or more such prior convictions.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB4207

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Justice for Victims of School Shootings Act

Description: Justice for Victims of School Shootings Act

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB4187

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Domestic Terrorism Penalties Act of 2019

Description: Domestic Terrorism Penalties Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB3420

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act

Description: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act This bill directs each civilian or military federal law enforcement agency to prescribe requirements for the safe storage and locking of service firearms when they are not in use. It specifies minimum standards for safe storage and locking, directs agencies to report lost or stolen firearms, and requires agencies to provide training and written materials to law enforcement officers.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1788

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019 This bill modifies criminal penalties for an offense involving the theft of a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. Specifically, the bill does the following: increases from 10 to 20 years the maximum prison term, and creates a 3- or 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an offense that occurs during the commission of a burglary or robbery. An attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1519

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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HB2410

Session: 116th Congress

Title: REDEEM Act Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act of 2019

Description: REDEEM Act Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2179

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1772

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Preserving Safe Communities by Ending Swatting Act of 2019

Description: Preserving Safe Communities by Ending Swatting Act of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to intentionally convey false or misleading information in circumstances where the information may reasonably be expected to cause an emergency response and the information indicates the occurrence of criminal conduct or a threat to health or safety.

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB730

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019 This bill makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1745

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

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HB1339

Session: 116th Congress

Title: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019