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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB1111

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This bill is political theater wrapped with socialist anti-gun nonsense.

Legislation Overview

Title: Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2017

Subject: Advanced technology and technological innovations: Advisory bodies: Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration: Arms control and nonproliferation: Assault and harassment offenses: Child health: Commemorative events and holidays: Conflicts and wars: Correctional facilities and imprisonment: Crime prevention: Crime victims: Crimes against children: Crimes against women: Cultural exchanges and relations: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Domestic violence and child abuse: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Economic development: Elementary and secondary education: Employment discrimination and employee rights: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Foreign aid and international relief: Government information and archives: Higher education: Human rights: International organizations and cooperation: Juvenile crime and gang violence: Mental health: News media and reporting: Preschool education: Racial and ethnic relations: Reconstruction and stabilization: Sex offenses: Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination: Teaching, teachers, curricula: United Nations: Violent crime: Women's rights: Government operations and politics

Description: Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2017 This bill establishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, to be headed by a Secretary of Peacebuilding, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international peace and a culture of peace. The bill sets forth the mission of the department, which includes the cultivation of peace and peacebuilding as a strategic national policy objective and development of policies that promote national and international conflict prevention, nonviolent intervention, mediation, peaceful conflict resolution, and structured conflict mediation. There is established in the department: (1) the Office of Peace Education and Training, (2) the Office of Domestic Peacebuilding Activities, (3) the Office of International Peacebuilding Activities, (4) the Office of Technology for Peace, (5) the Office of Arms Control and Disarmament, (6) the Office of Peacebuilding Information and Research, (7) the Office of Human Rights and Economic Rights, and (8) the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Peace. A Federal Interagency Committee on Peace is established to coordinate the actions of the department with other federal agencies. The Department of Defense and the Department of State must consult with the department concerning nonviolent means of conflict resolution when a conflict between the United States and any other government or entity is foreseeable, imminent, or occurring. The department shall encourage citizens to observe and celebrate the blessings of peace and endeavor to create peace on Peace Days, which shall include discussions of the professional activities and the achievements in the lives of peacemakers.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1111/all-info

Sponsors

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44 sponsors: Barbara Lee (D); Gwen Moore (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Peter DeFazio (D); John Lewis (D); Raul Grijalva (D); John Conyers (D); Maxine Waters (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Keith Ellison (D); Ted Lieu (D); Susan Davis (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Bobby Rush (D); James McGovern (D); Darren Soto (D); Al Green (D); Judy Chu (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Donald Payne (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Jared Polis (D); Danny Davis (D); Robert Scott (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Marcy Kaptur (D); John Garamendi (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Donald Norcross (D); Henry Johnson (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Lacy Clay (D); Dwight Evans (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Karen Bass (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Bennie Thompson (D); Robin Kelly (D); Ro Khanna (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Marcia Fudge (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 16 2017 Introduced in House
House Feb 16 2017 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 28 2017 federal bill text 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: Oversight And Government Reform

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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