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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. ...

Last Action:

Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Firearms Preemption Meeting - 08/1/2019
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FOAC Monthly Meeting - 08/11/2019
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Senator Jim Brewster's Annual 45th District Golf Classic - 08/19/2019
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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB42

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

Universal background checks and eliminates private sales of firearms.

Legislation Overview

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Crime prevention

Description: Background Check Expansion Act This bill establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check. The prohibition does not apply to certain firearm transfers, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/42/all-info

Sponsors

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

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 8 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 15 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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