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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB810

this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Citizenship and naturalization: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Currency: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Firearms and explosives: Immigration status and procedures: Organized crime: Smuggling and trafficking: U.S. Sentencing Commission: Violent crime

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish stand-alone criminal offenses for trafficking in firearms and straw purchasing of firearms. The bill expands the categories of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition) to include persons who intend: (1) to sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to a prohibited person, (2) to sell or transfer a firearm to further a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense, or (3) to unlawfully export. It increases the maximum prison term for the sale or transfer of a firearm to or the receipt or possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. The bill revises the existing prohibition on transferring a firearm knowing that it will be used to commit a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of the prohibition and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. The bill also revises the existing prohibition on smuggling a firearm into the United States with the intent to unlawfully import or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of the prohibition and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. Finally, the bill makes it a crime to smuggle a firearm or ammunition out of the United States, or conspire or attempt to do so, with the intent to unlawfully export or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/810/all-info

Sponsors

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26 sponsors: Bobby Rush (D); Danny Davis (D); Robin Kelly (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Steve Cohen (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Henry Johnson (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Norma Torres (D); Mike Quigley (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); David Cicilline (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Dwight Evans (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Ro Khanna (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Frederica Wilson (D); James McGovern (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Gwen Moore (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 2 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Feb 1 2017 Introduced in House
House Feb 1 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 9 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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