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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 HR90

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This bill seeks to impose Universal Background Checks on all firearms and expand the prohibitions for seeking mental health counseling.

Legislation Overview

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Health care quality: Mental health: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking

Description: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) gun violence is a public health issue; and (2) Congress should expand enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improve the mental health system, and make gun trafficking and straw purchasing a federal crime.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: February 10, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-resolution/90/all-info

Sponsors

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42 sponsors: Alan Lowenthal (D); David Cicilline (D); Steve Cohen (D); John Conyers (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Alcee Hastings (D); William Keating (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Gwen Moore (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Mark Pocan (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Paul Tonko (D); Niki Tsongas (D); John Yarmuth (D); James McGovern (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Keith Ellison (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Nita Lowey (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Mike Quigley (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Dwight Evans (D); Robert Scott (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Ro Khanna (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Jacky Rosen (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Anthony Brown (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 10 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Feb 8 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Feb 3 2017 Introduced in House
House Feb 3 2017 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Feb 3 2017 Referred to House Judiciary
House Feb 3 2017 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 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 Health

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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