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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 Senate Legislation SB1788

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This legislation increases the penalties for stealing firearms from FFL's.

Legislation Overview

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Crimes against property: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019 This bill modifies criminal penalties for an offense involving the theft of a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. Specifically, the bill does the following: increases from 10 to 20 years the maximum prison term, and creates a 3- or 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an offense that occurs during the commission of a burglary or robbery. An attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1788/all-info

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15 sponsors: Lindsey Graham (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Inhofe (R); James Risch (R); John Boozman (R); Marsha Blackburn (R); Shelley Capito (R); Pat Roberts (R); Lisa Murkowski (R); Marco Rubio (R); Ted Cruz (R); David Perdue (R); John Cornyn (R); Thom Tillis (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 11 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 18 2019 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: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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