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PA Bill Number: HB2227

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms; in ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms; in ... ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2018

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB3998

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

Text is unavailable as of 10-11-2017.

Subject is likely violative of Due Process by use of terrorist watch lists.

Legislation Overview

Title: Protect America Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information: Licensing and registrations: Terrorism

Description: Protect America Act of 2017 Preventing Terrorists From Obtaining Firearms Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to authorize the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) or a U.S. Attorney's Office to delay for up to 72 hours and file an emergency petition to prohibit a firearm transfer to a person who is being investigated, or who during the past five years has been investigated, as a known or suspected terrorist. Preventing Terrorists From Obtaining Explosives Act of 2017 Additionally, the bill authorizes the ATF or a U.S. Attorney's Office to delay for up to 90 days and file an emergency petition to prohibit the approval of an application for an explosives permit or license from a person who is being investigated, or who during the past five years has been investigated, as a known or suspected terrorist. The bill requires the Department of Justice to review the terrorist watch and no-fly lists and remove the name of any person whose name was erroneously placed on such lists.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Lee Zeldin; David Young

History
Chamber Date Action
House Oct 10 2017 Introduced in House
House Oct 10 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
House Oct 19 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 13 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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