PA Bill Number: HB2440
Title: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firearms ...
Description: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firear ...
Last Action: Veto No. 16
Last Action Date: Nov 25, 2020
Title: Countering Illegal Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Business records: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Customs enforcement: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Latin America: Licensing and registrations: Mexico: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking
Description: Countering Illegal Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make 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. The bill directs the President to design and implement a strategy to improve collaboration between the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) in the investigation of illegal firearms trafficking to Mexico. The Office of National Drug Control Policy must establish indicators to measure the progress of efforts to stem firearms trafficking to Mexico. The ATF must publish detailed information about each firearm seized by Mexican authorities and submitted to the ATF for tracing.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: April 6, 2017
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|House||Apr 6 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Mar 22 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Mar 22 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 28 2017||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
There have not been any votes on this bill
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