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PA Bill Number: HR604

Title: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Description: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

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Last Action Date: Nov 2, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB33

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Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Immigration status and procedures: Smuggling and trafficking: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement: Citizenship and naturalization: Currency: Organized crime: U.S. Sentencing Commission

Description: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act This bill establishes stand-alone criminal offenses for trafficking in firearms and straw purchasing of firearms. The bill expands the categories of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition) to include persons who intend (1) to sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to a prohibited person, (2) to sell or transfer a firearm to further a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense, or (3) to unlawfully export. It increases the maximum prison term for the sale or transfer of a firearm to or the receipt or possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. The bill revises the existing prohibition on transferring a firearm knowing that it will be used to commit a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of unlawful conduct and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. The bill also revises the existing prohibition on smuggling a firearm into the United States with the intent to unlawfully import or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of unlawful conduct and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. Finally, the bill makes it a crime to smuggle a firearm or ammunition out of the United States, or conspire or attempt to do so, with the intent to unlawfully export or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/33/all-info

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30 sponsors: Bobby Rush (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Daniel Lipinski (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Steve Cohen (D); Danny Davis (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Henry Johnson (D); Ro Khanna (D); Grace Napolitano (D); James McGovern (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); John Garamendi (D); Mike Quigley (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Robin Kelly (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Gwen Moore (D); Norma Torres (D); Jesus Garcia (D); Theodore Deutch (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); David Cicilline (D); Raul Grijalva (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 3 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 3 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
House Jan 3 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 8 2019 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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