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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

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB4946

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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.

Legislation Overview

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

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN04946:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Robin Kelly; Norton, Eleanor Holmes

History
Chamber Date Action
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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 28 2014 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: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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