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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 HB4186

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation text is under development but the sponsor is Congr. Himes (D-CT-4), who is anti-gun, and will most likely expand the current onerous provisions of law involving PFA's and firearms ownership.

Legislation Overview

Title: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Domestic violence and child abuse: Evidence and witnesses: Firearms and explosives

Description: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the prohibition on firearm sale or transfer to or purchase or possession by an individual who is subject to a court order that restrains the individual from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child of an intimate partner. Specifically, the bill revises the elements of a qualifying court order. It also broadens the definition of "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: November 17, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4186/all-info

Companion Bill: SB2044

Sponsors

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22 sponsors: James Himes (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Norma Torres (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Gwen Moore (D); Eliot Engel (D); Frank Pallone (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Steve Cohen (D); Bill Foster (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Brian Higgins (D); Nita Lowey (D); Paul Tonko (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Grace Meng (D); Sean Maloney (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Nov 17 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Oct 31 2017 Introduced in House
House Oct 31 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 4 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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