PA Bill Number: HB2977
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2020
This legislation would authorize grants to local communities 'or' gun dealers to conduct 'gun buy backs' with smart pre-paid cards. Requires mandatory destruction of firearms and limited uses of the pre-paid card.
Title: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2017
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Retail and wholesale trades
Description: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to make grants to states, local governments, or gun dealers to conduct gun buyback programs. The BJA may distribute smart prepaid cards for use by a state, local government, or gun dealer to compensate individuals who dispose of firearms. Additionally, the bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to use or accept a smart prepaid card in the acquisition or transfer of a firearm or ammunition. A violator is subject to a fine, up to two years in prison, or both.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: September 6, 2017
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37 sponsors: Donald Payne (D); Jose Serrano (D); Dwight Evans (D); Jackie Speier (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Brian Higgins (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Gwen Moore (D); James McGovern (D); David Scott (D); Henry Johnson (D); Albio Sires (D); Marcia Fudge (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Steve Cohen (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Frank Pallone (D); Danny Davis (D); Juan Vargas (D); Betty McCollum (D); Ro Khanna (D); Eliot Engel (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Bill Foster (D); Donald Norcross (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Carol Shea-Porter (D); Val Demings (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Darren Soto (D); Doris Matsui (D); Jerry McNerney (D); David Cicilline (D); Luis Correa (D)
|House||Sep 6 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jul 28 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Jul 28 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Aug 15 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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