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PA Bill Number: HB2856

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program . ...

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Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB2843

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation changes the criteria by which a person may be stripped of their 2A rights by adding "who is subject to a court order" to the reasons by which they are deemed a "Prohibited Person". This addition opens up subjective interpretation that could be abused. Reference Section 802.

Legislation Overview

Title: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Aging: Alaska Natives and Hawaiians: Assault and harassment offenses: Child health: Computer security and identity theft: Congressional oversight: Correctional facilities and imprisonment: Crime prevention: Crime victims: Crimes against children: Crimes against women: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Housing and Urban Development: Department of Justice: Detention of persons: Disability and paralysis: Domestic violence and child abuse: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Emergency communications systems: Emergency medical services and trauma care: Employment and training programs: Evidence and witnesses: Executive agency funding and structure: Family relationships: Family services: Federal officials: Federal-Indian relations: Firearms and explosives: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Genetics: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Government information and archives: Government studies and investigations: Health facilities and institutions: Health information and medical records: Health personnel: Health programs administration and funding: Health promotion and preventive care: Higher education: Homelessness and emergency shelter: Housing and community development funding: Housing discrimination: Human trafficking: Indian social and development programs: Internet and video services: Judges: Judicial procedure and administration: Landlord and tenant: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Lawyers and legal services: Low- and moderate-income housing: Marriage and family status: Medical research: Medical tests and diagnostic methods: Mental health: Missing persons: Poverty and welfare assistance: Research administration and funding: Right of privacy: Rural conditions and development: Separation, divorce, custody, support: Sex and reproductive health: Sex offenses: Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations: State and local government operations: Student aid and college costs: Telephone and wireless communication: Unemployment: Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs: Violent crime: Vocational and technical education: Women's health: Worker safety and health

Description: A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6569)

Last Action Date: November 13, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/2843/all-info

Sponsors

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47 sponsors: Dianne Feinstein (D); Patrick Leahy (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Kamala Harris (D); Patty Murray (D); Debbie Stabenow (D); Maria Cantwell (D); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Margaret Hassan (D); Catherine Cortez Masto (D); Tina Smith (D); Krysten Sinema (D); Jacky Rosen (D); Charles Schumer (D); Sherrod Brown (D); Tom Udall (D); Ron Wyden (D); Richard Durbin (D); Jack Reed (D); Thomas Carper (D); Robert Menendez (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Robert Casey (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Jon Tester (D); Mark Warner (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Michael Bennet (D); Joe Manchin (D); Christopher Coons (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Brian Schatz (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Martin Heinrich (D); Angus King (I); Tim Kaine (D); Edward Markey (D); Cory Booker (D); Gary Peters (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Doug Jones (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Nov 13 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6569)
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 20 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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