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 bill deals with the Tracing of Crime Guns. Appropriates money and creates more bureaucracy. Could aid law enforcement OR could be used to trace ONLY certain kinds of firearms as has happened in the past.
Title: Crime Gun Tracing Act
Subject: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Crime Gun Tracing Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to direct the Attorney General, in awarding public safety and community policing (COPS ON THE BEAT) grants, to give preferential consideration to an applicant that has reported all firearms recovered during the previous 12 months at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for the purpose of tracing. Requires each application for a COPS grant to specify: (1) whether the applicant recovered any firearms at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation during the 12 months before the submission of the application; (2) the number of such firearms recovered; (3) the number of such firearms reported to the Bureau, or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for tracing; and (4) the reason why any such firearms were not so reported.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: July 21, 2014
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2 sponsors: Robin Kelly; Norton, Eleanor Holmes
|House||Jul 21 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jun 24 2014||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jun 28 2014||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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